Monday, September 21, 2020 12:00 AM
Breakfast is often described as the most important meal of the day. It jump-starts your metabolism, helping you to burn calories throughout the day, and it also gives you the energy needed to focus on tasks at work or at school. And with many schools preparing to welcome students back, it’s apt that September has been designated Better Breakfast Month. A healthy breakfast has been linked to better memory and concentration, and a reduced risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and being overweight. A heart-healthy breakfast can also yield many benefits for eyesight.
Monday, November 11, 2019 12:00 AM
By now, many of us are probably starting to think about our holiday purchases. From gifts to personal treats to party necessities, there’s rarely a shortage of things to buy around the holiday season. This year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said it expects holiday retail sales during November and December to increase between 3.8 percent and 4.2 percent compared with 2018. The expected total spend will hit between $727.9 billion and $730.7 billion—and that’s excluding automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants.
Monday, August 12, 2019 12:00 AM
According to a recent survey conducted by Deloitte, Millennials are just as ambitious as previous generations, but their priorities have “evolved.” Deloitte’s “Global Millennial Survey 2019” showed that traditional markers of adulthood such as having children and buying homes are not at the top of most Millennials’ list of priorities—instead, many are more interested in travelling, seeing the world, and making a positive impact in their own communities.
Monday, July 15, 2019 12:00 AM
Working in an office has its fair share of benefits and drawbacks. It means the whole team can be together and communicate more effectively—but it can also lead to delayed commutes, tired employees, and lots of distraction. And while employers might imagine things like Facebook and Instagram are eating up time during the workday, it turns out that employees are much more distracted by one another than anything else.
Monday, June 10, 2019 1:00 AM
Social media and influencer culture affects almost every decision the modern consumer makes—including decisions about their health care. According to a WEGO Health study published in 2017, 87 percent of patients ask their physician about a certain medication if they first learned about it through a patient influencer.
Monday, May 13, 2019 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—According to a recent study by Forrester Consulting, consumers are looking for—and often more loyal to—retailers that send them relevant and personal communications.
Monday, March 11, 2019 12:30 AM
NEW YORK—Research such as the PROSPER Study has shown that eyecare plays a major role in both quality of life and productivity at work and at home, and we all know how much joy a new pair of frames and the ability to see clearly can bring. Unfortunately, for many Americans, that kind of quality eyecare is financially out of reach.
Monday, February 11, 2019 12:30 AM
NEW YORK—February is the month of love. It’s everywhere we look: in movies, music, books and sold to us in every store we enter. We know exactly how to treat our loved ones on Valentine’s Day, be it taking them out on a nice date, cooking them dinner, or buying them the perfect gift—but all too often we forget to treat ourselves with love and kindness, too.
Monday, January 21, 2019 12:32 AM
With the New Year comes hope, fresh beginnings, and a mountain of resolutions. For many Americans, the New Year marks an excellent time to make a marked improvement in their lives, and each year, millions resolve to transform their bodies, minds and environments, hoping to look back, 365 days later, and feel proud of how far they’ve come.