Understanding Portion Control

Don’t Skip Meals Skipping meals can lead to weight gain and once hunger catches up with us, it causes us to overload on huge portions at the next meal. For most people, the best plan is to eat three balanced meals spaced throughout the day […]

Brushing with Baby

 You may not need a toothbrush yet, but there are other dental tools meant to care for infant gums including sleeves that slip over your finger and bristle-less brushes meant to wipe bacteria from gums after meals. Even a clean washcloth will do the trick! […]

Supplements for Success

Does your diet provide vital nutrients needed to feel your best? Yes, we are meant to get our nutrients through food-but are you consuming enough healthy whole foods, fruits, and vegetables to suffice? According to a recent Centers for Disease Control (CDC) study, nearly 90 […]

A Sweet Medicine for Your Sinuses

Ahhhhh springtime, the season full of new life, blossoming flowers and….sneezing and itchy eyes! Attention allergy sufferers, there might be an all-natural, alternative solution to your aliments. Local honey can sweeten your tea and may also sooth your sinuses. Honeycombs have long been known as […]

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Dementia: Know the Facts

Alzheimers Dementia (AD) Diagnosis   Guidelines for diagnosis state that people must have memory impairment plus at least one other cognitive dysfunction (listed below). These impairments must be significant enough to affect daily functions. In addition, the physician should rule out other causes for memory impairment […]

Non-Cosmetic Botox Use

    Botox is most commonly associated with cosmetic procedures, used to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. What many may not know, however, is that Botox has a slew of non-cosmetic uses that could reduce symptoms of ailments such as incontinence, hyperhidrosis and […]

Making Family Decisions for Aging Parents

Caring for an elderly or sick parent can be a difficult thing to face alone – but it can sometimes be even more of a challenge when there are multiple family members involved in the decision making process. Naturally, differences of opinion are going to […]

LASIK Clearer Vision in the Blink of an Eye

Back in the 1980s, laser-based refractive surgery was first developed as a safe, precise and fast way to correct myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism by reshaping the cornea. The result was permanently improved vision without the need for glasses or contact lenses. Since then, […]

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10 Things You Should Ask Your Gynecologist

It can be embarrassing when you actually have issues…down there. But being too embarrassed to ask the important questions can leave you vulnerable to dangerous and potentially deadly conditions. Dr. R. Afiba Arthur of P. Gill Obstetrics and Gynecology helps us answer ten questions you […]

Chip off the Old Block

Our smiles are important to us all, and when there is a chipped or missing tooth, it can greatly affect not only our self-esteem but our dental health as well. It is important to find a local dentist who will fix the problem before it […]

Teeth Sensitivity

Sensitive teeth can be caused by any number of reasons. When the hard enamel of the tooth is worn down, pain can be caused by hot or cold beverages, foods or even exposure to air. If the pain becomes unbearable, consult with your dentist and […]


Each year, people are challenged with the decision of whether or not to correct their smile and which method of correction to choose. With orthodontics, there are many different options available, and it’s important to speak with the orthodontist about the best choice for you. […]

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