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Amazon – “Reinvent Happy Hour: Stay Home, Drink, and Watch TV”

21 April 2015

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A recent Amazon ad suggests staying home as an alternative to socializing with friends at Happy Hour. The ad shows a woman at home, sitting on her couch alone, with a glass of wine in one hand and a remote in the other. Click the image below for a larger view. While some alone time […]

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KIND Nut Bars Win Award for Most Nutritious Healthy Snack and Transparency in Labeling – Despite FDA Warning @KINDSnacks

14 April 2015

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Iowa City, 14 April 2015 — Today the Health Resource Group concluded an extensive study of snack foods and nutrition bars. KIND Snacks natural food bars were selected as the winner of our Most Healthy Nutritious Snack Bar Award for 2015. KIND has a wide variety of bars, but for this study, we focused on the Dark […]

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Wellness Plan for Obesity, Diabetes, and Hypertension

8 April 2015

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This video presents a health and wellness plan for addressing and preventing: Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, and Hypertension. This approach advocates better sleep quality/quantity, strength exercises (stair climbing), and low carb / low glycemic index food choices. Suggestions in this video for weight loss, glucose control, and lowering blood pressure are from personal experience. You […]

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TED Talks Videos: Thyroid, Pancreas, Kidney, Lungs

3 March 2015

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Below are a series of TED Talks videos about health that describe in a few minutes how various organs in the body work, as well as explaining other body functions. Watch the entire series below. Like this:Like Loading…

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Should People Pay More Because of a Perceived Benefit?

29 January 2015

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New research from the University of Cincinnati shows ‘higher priced placebo’ drugs prove to be more effective than those perceived to be cheaper. This may give pharmaceutical companies a reason to defend the high price of drugs (e.g. “If people pay more for real drugs, they will have more faith that they will work, and there […]

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Soft Drink Companies Join Alcohol and Tobacco Industry

10 December 2014

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Manufacturers of tobacco and alcohol products have been blamed by society (and courts) for profiting form products that harm our health and cause injury. As a result, they’ve paid millions in reparations, and been significantly regulated with regard to where their products can be advertised, where they can be sold, and who can consume them. This […]

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The Aspen Institute – Building a Healthier Nation

10 October 2014

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About This Video Streamed live on Jun 26, 2014. There’s much more to health politics than the Affordable Care Act. Along with remarkable new advances in medicine by 2024, we will see Baby Boomers swamping the health care system, more veterans needing services, and the the impact of climate change becoming ever more apparent. Leaders from […]

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“Make it Big” Vitaminwater Commercial with Kevin Hart (Video Ad)

18 August 2014

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“Make it Big” is a new Vitaminwater commercial featuring Kevin Hart. The video is below. Learn more at Vitaminwater.com or Vitaminwater.tumblr.com. Images Below are images from the campaign. Like this:Like Loading…

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Iowa City Chai Tea Guide – Bhakti, Big Train, Kilogram, Oregon, Pacific, Republic, Tazo

12 August 2014

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Bhakti Chai Bhakti Chai is available at The Bread Garden. Big Train Chai Big Train Chai is available at The Bread Garden. Kilogram Chai Kilogram Chai is available at Molly’s Cupcakes. Oregon Chai Oregon Chai is available at High Ground, Prairie Lights, and T-Spoons. Pacific Chai Tea Pacific Chai Tea is available at T-Spoons. Republic Chai Tea […]

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Why you should support the Walgreens off-shore Switzerland relocation…

20 July 2014

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There’s been a lot of attention recently paid to Walgreens as a result of their current plan to consider shifting their company headquarters to Switzerland. The move would result in hundreds of millions of dollars a year that will no longer flow into the U.S. Treasury. Presumably some jobs will be shifted overseas. Here’s why […]

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Order Online with Shaver Razor Membership Clubs

3 July 2014

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If you’re exploring your options for shaving, you’ve no doubt heard that you can order high quality shavers and shaving cream online from a variety of companies. Here’s a short list of some great brands that not incidentally have some really nice websites (for you web builders out there). Amazon (Search on Razor and Shaver) […]

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Monsanto, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Altria (Phillip Morris) Among Top Sustainable Agriculture Companies

14 March 2014

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The World According to Google Search Results When you think of sustainable agriculture, what comes to mind? Usually a Google search on just about any topic will provide authoritative sources of information among the top results. Among the top results you won’t find your friendly local natural foods store organic brands. Surprisingly Monsanto is in […]

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Hamilton Beach Stainless Steel Ensemble Electric Kettle, 10-Cup

21 February 2014

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Product Description Tea? hot chocolate? instant soup? if you have a taste for it, Hamilton beach kettles can have it ready in minutes. incorporating the best of good thinking?, the powerful rapid-boil system provides fast heat-up from any standard outlet and the auto shut-off function helps keep kettles from boiling dry. Hamilton beach kettles are […]

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CVS Caremark to Stop Selling Tobacco at all CVS/pharmacy Locations

5 February 2014

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It’s wrong for a company to distribute products that are harmful to people’s health, while at the same time profiting from selling pharmaceuticals to those same people once they get sick. Here’s what CVS is doing to stop this cycle. Who said big business can’t influence big changes… * * * WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ […]

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Verizon Supporting Remote Medicine Distance Medical Services and Virtual Doctors

19 January 2014

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IMPROVING GLOBAL HEALTHCARE The University of Virginia Health Systems and the Swinfen Charitable Trust join forces with Verizon to help improve healthcare access for those in need. (source) CHALLENGE One of the greatest challenges facing our world is the wide disparity of access to the latest medical advances in healthcare. Doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals […]

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Organic Valley Lowfat Cottage Cheese Product Quality Notice

29 December 2013

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The Cottage Cheese Video   Summary As of November 2013, and continuing through December 2013, there have been reoccurring indents of poor quality Organic Valley Lowfat Cottage Cheese as provided from production facility 39-111, Smith Dairy Products, 230 N Vine St, Orrville, OH delivered to grocery stores in the Iowa City and Coralville area. Presumably other areas have […]

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Wahl Deluxe Groomer Rechargeable Ear, Nose and Eyebrow Trimmer – Users Guide and Owners Manual

29 December 2013

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The Whal Deluxe Groomer Rechargeable 6-in-1 Detailer (# 9865-1401) offers ultimate power in personal grooming. [RFL Store | Amazon | Wahl Website] Features This Deluxe Groomer features: Rechargeable battery for years of use 2 Cutting heads for all your detailing needs 6 in 1 Uses: Nose, Ear, Eyebrows, Toes, Fingers, Outlining Facial Hair & More! Hygienic […]

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Avocado Health Benefits, Nutrition Information, History, Uses, and Facts

20 December 2013

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The avocado info-graphic below is available in high resolution JPG or as a PDF file. Thanks to the team at Mercola for creating this helpful chart! Like this:Like Loading…

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