added on: December 4, 2018

Although it’s a little early to be thinking about resolutions for the new year, we wanted to add to your incentive in case one of yours could be to “kick the habit.” According to a December 2017 article in CNN, giving up smoking is one of the top ten resolutions… Read More…


added on: October 31, 2018

Sleep loss, even sporadically – such as from jet lag, or regular sleep disruptions experienced by shift workers – have been associated with obesity, Type 2 diabetes, and metabolic syndrome (conditions including high blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels… Read More…


added on: October 2, 2018

I remember a high school teacher who was known for his breath odor. Away from him, he was referred to as “Mr. Fog” because students joked that you could actually see his bad breath whenever he opened his mouth. As an adult, I realize that’s not a kind label. As… Read More…


added on: September 17, 2018

Since becoming available in the 1950’s, dental Implants have gone through a number of fine-tuning developments. As various systems have evolved over the past few decades, dental implants now offer a dependable tooth replacement option for virtually all situations. Today, there are exceptional choices in designs that accommodate specific needs… Read More…


added on: August 15, 2018

When a friend learned that what she was eating was leading to skin rashes, she was puzzled by the connection. Yet, researchers are now connecting the dots between just how closely one system in the body influences the others. A particular connection that is moving front-&-center is the connection between… Read More…


added on: August 7, 2018

Fear is not a bad thing. It’s our brain signaling a warning to us. For example, when we see a snake, it causes us to react so we can protect ourselves. When we are on a roller coaster, fear causes us to grip tightly to the safety bar. Personally, I… Read More…


added on: July 26, 2018

Since hitting the market, electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) have been perceived by the public to be a healthier alternative to conventional cigarettes. However, when it comes to your smile, research is showing that vaping is not a friendly alternative to smoking. Rather than producing smoke, e-cigarettes use a vapor to deliver… Read More…


added on: July 12, 2018

Migraines can be debilitating and even frightening. When severe pain in the head occurs, people can imagine the worst — a tumor in the brain, a pending aneurysm, etc. This can cause migraine sufferers to seek treatment through neurologists, ophthalmologist, and other medical specialists. For some, however, these migraines could… Read More…


added on: July 10, 2018

For many adults over the age of 35, we remember the time when the standard ‘drug store’ purchase for headaches and other general pain was simple – aspirin. Over the past few decades, options for OTC (over the counter) pain relief have significantly expanded. For most mild to moderate pain,… Read More…


added on: June 26, 2018

Whether you have school-aged children in your house or not, it seems that breaks in the school year alter many ‘normal’ routines. As Mom of two boys, I know how my schedule is affected by their ‘off’ days from school. For their grandparents and other relatives, we all seem to… Read More…


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