In today’s blog, Dr. Michael Omidi discusses what can be done to stop animal cruelty. It is appalling that acts of animal cruelty are still performed in our country. In order to try to completely eradicate cruelty to animals, we must first know the signs of abuse, and then actions that can be taken.
Dr. Michael Omidi is the co-founder of No More Poverty, among other charities dedicated to the welfare and wellbeing of others. Today he looks at the topic of indoor and outdoor safety for children. Safety is a key part of the health puzzle, especially for children. According to the Centers for Dise
In today’s blog, Dr. Michael Omidi looks at the official recommendations for optimal sleeping time, and discusses the importance of a good night’s sleep. How much sleeping time do we need? Although we spend 1/3 of our lives sleeping, many of us are not sure whether we are getting enough sleep. An e
Dr. Michael Omidi is an advocate for children’s health, and works for the eradication of global poverty. In the following discussion, he reflects on how poor diet has surpassed smoking as the leading risk factor in cause of death. It is no secret around the world that Americans have a poor diet. One
The Food Research and Action Center recently published a report on the obesity risk for people who live in low-income areas. They first note a 2005 Truong and Sturm report that concludes, “Based on a large national study, body mass index (or BMI, an indicator of excess body fat) was higher every yea