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Make Heart Health a Habit Make Heart Health a Habit

By Gayle Mensch
Replace bad habits with good ones for long-lasting results
February is Heart Healthy Month. Unless you live on your own private island, you can’t miss the hoopla. From “Go Red for Women” Day on …

Holiday Fat? Here’s How to Fight It Holiday Fat? Here’s How to Fight It

Throw the diet out the door
By Sandra Meineke
It’s that time again. Time for New Year’s resolutions and holiday regret. The two go hand-in-hand. You ate too much. Again. You do it every year. Just …

The Eyes Have It! The Eyes Have It!

Take years off your appearance with cosmetic eyelid surgery
By Judy Latta
Your eyes are probably your most prominent facial feature. They communicate to others — sometimes incorrectly — information about you, your mood and your feelings. …

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
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 you could …

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 …

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.

Retirement Living on Beautiful Lake Hamilton Retirement Living on Beautiful Lake Hamilton

It’s hard to pick up a newspaper or turn on the computer without seeing an article about how the Baby Boomer generation is changing the future of senior living communities. In his article The Future …

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

A woman’s hormonal balance is unique in that it changes daily, weekly, and throughout their lifetime. Many women enjoy the notion of no longer having menstrual cycles each month, but with that comes a slew …

Sports and Fitness Injuries Sports and Fitness Injuries

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 for everyone who works out. To protect yourself, …

Beyond Brushing Beyond Brushing

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 …

PSA Remains Important Tool for Fighting Cancer PSA Remains Important Tool for Fighting Cancer

Leading funder of prostate cancer research calls for thorough discussion
of options with patients and more funding for discovering better biomarkers
Responding to continued debate over PSA screening, the Prostate Cancer Foundation reiterated its position that PSA …