Low Vitamin D Raises Women’s Hip Fracture Risk

Too many Americans aren’t getting enough of the sun-sourced nutrient, researchers say

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter

(HealthDay News) — Low levels of vitamin D can boost older women’s risk for hip fracture by more than 70 percent, University of Pittsburgh researchers report.

The finding adds weight to the recommendation that people maintain adequate intake […]

Does Flu Vaccination Lower Risk for Pneumonia in Elders?

In contrast to results of previous studies, flu vaccine did not lower risk in this study

Previous observational studies have shown that influenza vaccination lowers risk for pneumonia in older patients. In a population-based case-control study, conducted during the preinfluenza and influenza seasons of 2000, 2001, and 2002, Seattle investigators studied managed-care records for […]

Tired of tossing out your brown and wilted lettuce?

Here is a product that I have found that will save your salads. Its called a Salad-Sac.

Keeps your veggies fresh for days! Great for making extra salad ahead of time! Eliminates lettuce spinning and costly paper towels!

Made of a special grade of super absorbent 100% cotton, it preserves the freshness of […]