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The Basics for Better Health The Basics for Better Health

It’s not rocket science; even a dummy can do it
 
If you’ve ever struggled with trying to figure out what you need to do to take to maintain a healthier lifestyle, you’re not alone.
The 2011 Food …

Urinary Tract Infection Urinary Tract Infection

Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
By Judy Latta
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the second most common infection of the body. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) estimates that UTIs account for …

Getting Back to Normal What to do when your back is out of whack Getting Back to Normal  What to do when your back is out of whack

By Cheryl Alexander
Our spine is our support, our source of motion, the information highway for our nervous system, and our tool for walking, bending and sitting. Yet until we have a problem, our spines are …

Overcoming the Fear of Breast Cancer October is National Breast Cancer Month Overcoming the Fear of Breast Cancer October is National Breast Cancer Month

If you’re scared that you will one day hear the words, “You have breast cancer,” you’ve got plenty of company. Breast cancer is the most feared cancer among women. Sometimes, it’s not just the word …

Recover Your Smile and Confidence Recover Your Smile and Confidence

Dental veneers can jump start your new attitude
By Cheryl Alexander
Do talking and smiling make you feel self-conscious due to discolored, uneven, broken or gapped teeth? Do you feel that your confidence would greatly improve if …

Take a Deep Breath and Stretch September is National Yoga Month Take a Deep Breath and Stretch September is National Yoga Month

A5,000-year-old practice based on Indian philosophy, yoga has gained so much popularity in the United States in recent years that the federal government designated September as National Yoga  Month. Yoga uses a combination of postures, …

Physical Fitness Matters Physical Fitness Matters

It’s time to get up, get out and get moving
Each year our reliance on fast food and take-out grows as our lifestyles become faster paced with less time to spend in the kitchen trying to …

Help for Hurting HandsOur high demands on hands make them vulnerable to injury Help for Hurting HandsOur high demands on hands make them vulnerable to injury

Hand pain can affect anyone but is particularly common among baby boomers. Traumatic injury ac­counts for some pain, but arthritis is a factor for many people. It’s estimated that one out of every five people …

Summer Sunshine and Your Skin Summer Sunshine and Your Skin

By Judy Latta
With the arrival of summer, many of us look forward to lazy days at the beach, lounging by the pool, gardening, summer sports and other outdoor activities.  Not only do these outings in …

Lose the Belly Blues Lose the Belly Blues

By Elizabeth Anthony
You’ve dieted and cleansed, pushed up and squatted down, sucked in and sucked up, yet you still don’t have the taut tummy you desire and deserve. Most of us strive for a flat …

Belly Fat in Men: Why Weight Loss Matters Belly Fat in Men: Why Weight Loss Matters

Each year the Men’s Health Network designates the week leading up to Father’s Day as National Men’s Health Week. The purpose of Men’s Health Week is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and …

Tips on keeping your eyes healthy for a lifetime Tips on keeping your eyes healthy for a lifetime

It’s a fact of life that vision changes occur as you get older. But these changes don’t have to compromise your lifestyle. Knowing what to expect and when to seek professional care are important steps …

Feet – Biological Masterpieces Feet – Biological Masterpieces

The human foot is a biological masterpiece. Its strong, flexible and functional design enables it to do its job well and without complaint — if you take care of it and don’t take it for …

The Power To Heal The Power To Heal

Cancer remains a leading cause of death in the United States, killing more than a half-million Amer­icans annually.  Globally, about 13 percent of all deaths are due to cancer, according to the World Health Organization …

The Choice is Clear – Invisible Aligners For Teeth The Choice is Clear – Invisible Aligners For Teeth

A BEAUTIFUL SMILE IS WITHIN REACH
Aside from detracting from your appearance, misaligned teeth also affect your confidence level. However, because of the constraints and consequences associated with traditional braces, many people, both teens and adults, opt to do nothing …

Get a Brighter Smile for the New Year Get a Brighter Smile for the New Year

Everyone wants a great smile, but not everyone is blessed with naturally straight, pearly white teeth. Today, there is an array of solutions for these dental issues, from braces, to bleaching, to veneers.

Putting Your Best Face Forward Putting Your Best Face Forward

Graceful aging means exploring your options
Whether we like it or not, graceful aging requires maintenance. While some folks are genetically predisposed to great skin that doesn’t seem to sag or wrinkle, and others have carefully …

Nagged by a Fleshy Neck? Nagged by a Fleshy Neck?

Transform sagging skin into a swan-like neckline

Recently during a conversation with a few women friends of mine, the topic turned to our on-going aesthetic treatments and wish lists for future work to enhance and …

Making Friends with Food Making Friends with Food

A nutritionist can help you cook for better health
Many advances in modern medicine have occurred over the past hundred years or so, but some of the greatest advances in the recent past have been in …

Looking for Relief Looking for Relief

Women are turning to bio-identical hormones as they age, but is it safe?
A woman’s hormonal balance is unique in that it changes daily, weekly, and throughout their lifetime. Many women enjoy the notion of no …

Sports and Fitness Injuries Sports and Fitness Injuries

Many are preventable, and most respond well to treatment
While exercise is wonderful for health, people who exercise do run the risk of injury.
Although exercise rarely triggers serious heart problems, they must be the first concern …

Top Five Reasons Your Skin Needs You to Stop Smoking Now Top Five Reasons Your Skin Needs You to Stop Smoking Now

Body’s largest organ takes major impact
While most Americans are keenly aware of the potentially deadly health consequences of cigarette smoking on the heart and lungs, many smokers don’t realize the effects that smoking can have …

Beyond Brushing – Healthy gums reflect a healthy body Beyond Brushing – Healthy gums reflect a healthy body

Responsible oral health care goes beyond brushing to include the state of your gums, which are actually tissues that receive and transmit blood back to the heart. Any bacteria in your mouth may find its …

Keep Good Vision Throughout Life Keep Good Vision Throughout Life

Tips for fighting eye problems common with age
Good vision is a vital part of feeling your best. We rely on sight more than any other sense to enjoy life to the fullest. Your vision changes …

When Too Much Is Too Much When Too Much Is Too Much

Breast reduction may be the solution you are looking for …
While many women elect to have the size of their breasts enhanced, there are just as many who feel that too much is too much. Breast …