Barbara Mannino Archive
Published January 13, 2012
Experts say parents must instill their children with healthy values and model healthy behaviors even before a stitch of food is put on the table.
Published December 20, 2011
A growing crop of baby boomer parents and grandparents want to help their children and grandchildren live out the American Dream.
Published December 19, 2011
It takes too long and costs too much for students to matriculate, get educated and graduate from college, experts say, and everyone from the Obama Administration and Congress to the Occupy movement are speaking out. But a new crop of technology-savvy ‘edupreneurs’ are looking to change that.
Published December 07, 2011
Some employers are investing money to bring family practice health care to the workplace in an effort to reduce health costs and improve care, which could be the savior to the primary-care field.
Published November 17, 2011
The high unemployment rate means many Americans are without health insurance and tend not to be able to afford costly surgeries. Employed workers are also putting off medical treatments due to fear of the potential financial burden created by time out of work, not to mention a fear that the time off for recovery will cause them to lose their jobs.
Published November 01, 2011
Physical ailments and mental health problems can plague employees who believe they are being treated unfairly in the workplace, according to a recent study.
Published October 25, 2011
Here's another bad side effect of the weak economy: A new study shows economic turmoil could prompt men to seek out more sex partners.
Published October 17, 2011
Consumers and their physicians have been turning more to generic drugs to cut down on spending, but experts say those costs could shrink even more if consumers grew more comfortable with generic versions of popular drugs, and doctors prescribed them more.
Published October 14, 2011
If you have a company-sponsored pension plan, you might be alarmed at some recent news: pension funding levels are at their lowest since World War II. But there are steps workers can take to beef up their retirement savings.
Published October 07, 2011
Nearly 150 million people in the U.S. are obese or overweight, according to market research statistics. With little evidence of this demographic slimming down, experts say the obesity market is rife with opportunity for businesses to cash in.