Tag Archives: prevention

​National Bullying Prevention Month: Help Your Kids Understand The Difference Between Bullying & Teasing

What makes a bully? Is it a malicious desire to hurt another person? A person lashing out because of problems at home? A need to seem tough in a world that is out of their control? There is no single formula for those we have come to see as bullies and the definition is pretty… Read More »

Diabetes Prevention That Works

Photo Elizabeth Youngstein, center, leads a diabetes prevention program in Wayne, N.J., with the participants Barbara Biazzo, left, and Marilyn Gerardi.Credit Asthaa Chaturvedi What happens in Room 6 at the Y.M.C.A. in Wayne, N.J., on Wednesday mornings doesn’t look terribly dramatic. About a dozen people trickle in, step on a digital scale, show the program… Read More »

Medical News Today: Cardiovascular disease: Study finds best drugs for prevention

A large cohort study has identified which treatment combinations work best for people with high blood pressure who are at risk of heart disease. Taking both blood pressure drugs and statins might be the best choice, the researchers find. Which treatments work best for preventing cardiovascular events? Researchers from the William Harvey Research Institute at… Read More »