Mondelēz Global LLC announced today a voluntary recall in the United States, including Puerto Rico & the U.S. Virgin Islands, of certain Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits product. These products contain whey powder as an ingredient, which the whey powder supplier has recalled due to the potential presence of Salmonella.Salmonella is a microorganism that can...
There have been three separate recalls of broccoli due to the threat of bacterial infections to consumers.Giant FoodMartin Food StoresStop and Shop Markets Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease. Healthy people rarely contract listeriosis. However, listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache,...
Health Insurance Denied
With the advent of new technology, consumers are concerned their health coverage may be denied due to?iPhone Usage A Sit Down Job Screen Time Fitbit DataAnswer: Fitbit Data In a recent article by Andrew Boyd, Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago outlines concerns about...
Could your Fitbit data be used to deny you health insurance
Andrew Boyd, University of Illinois at ChicagoWearing a fitness tracking device could earn you cash from your health insurance company. At first, this sounds lucrative for the people who participate, and good for the companies, who want healthier insurance customers. But it’s not quite so simple.Under the program, people...
Kenneth McLeod, Binghamton University, State University of New YorkAnyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be. It seems like it should be simple: Just exercise to burn more calories and reduce your calorie intake. But many studies have shown...
New research shows that senior citizens who walk or exercise regularly see tremendous benefits in their health and

When it comes to health and fitness, there are rarely any quick fixes. But if you’re struggling to get the recommended 30 minutes of exercise a day, micro workouts might be just the thing you need to start improving your fitness.

It’s that time of year when many are trying, and some are failing, to live up to their New Years' resolution of losing weight.

It may come as little surprise that taking exercise is a way to lose weight. However, a debate about the best type of exercise for weight loss is likely to divide opinion.