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Study Shows Women Who East Apples May Enjoy Better Sex

Posted On July 10, 2014

(Undated) -- Apparently an apple a day can do wonders for your sex life. A new study suggests women who eat one to two apples per day enjoy better sex than those who don't. Researchers in Italy say women aged 18 to 43 who regularly ate apples noted better "overall sexual function" than other women.…

Insurer Says New Healthcare Approach Saves Money, Improves Quality

Posted On July 10, 2014

(Undated) -- A medical insurer says a new approach to healthcare saves money and improves the quality of care. CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield announced today that more than a million people in a year-long test were hospitalized less often and spent fewer days in the hospital when they were admitted. The insurer describes the approach…

Older Kidney Donors Don’t Get More Heart Disease

Posted On July 10, 2014

(Philadelphia, PA) -- Older adults donating kidneys isn't as dangerous as previously thought. Previous studies said donors 55 and older were at greater risk of heart disease. Researchers found the donors had similar life expectancy and heart health as healthy non-donors. The researchers say the study should encourage healthy persons of any age to consider…

Gwyneth Paltrow Co-Producing “Stand Up To Cancer” Special

Posted On July 10, 2014

(Los Angeles, CA) -- Gwyneth Paltrow is once again standing up to cancer. The actress is set to co-produce the fourth "Stand Up to Cancer" TV special alongside Emmy-winning producer Joel Gallen. This is the duo's second time leading the star-studded fundraising event, which supports collaborative cancer research programs. The previous three telecasts brought in…

NY Reaches Breastfeeding Agreement With Barnes And Noble

Posted On July 09, 2014

(New York, NY) -- The rights of breastfeeding mothers in New York are being strengthened under an agreement reached with the state and Barnes and Noble. The book store chain has agreed to pay ten-thousand dollars to support Rockland County's breast feeding promotion and support program. It will also train all employees on its breastfeeding…