Hot tips for the season from the experts at Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health & Wellness Forget the sheen that summer’s sweltering humidity often deposits on your face—achieve a beautiful, healthy shine without overhauling your entire regimen to accommodate the calendar’s rhythm. Often switching out one or two products and adding a professional skincare treatment that doesn’t require downtime will yield ... Read More »
Hot tips for the season from the experts at Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health & Wellness Forget the s...
By Dana Hall McCain iMOM.com Think it’s impossible to keep an eye on your kids’ use of the internet ...
1. Try Running Early in the Morning It’s the coolest, most serene part of the day, and there...
By Monique Richard MS, RDN, LDN According to the CDC, 48 million Americans, or one in six people get...
Testosterone is a man’s most vital hormone and is critical to overall health and well-being. Every m...
Difficulty moving following a stroke or brain injury is common. One way therapists help people with weak muscles to move better is through electric stimulation. A healthy muscle contracts when an electrical signal from the brain travels along a nerve to a muscle and stimulates that muscle to move. Therapists can also stimulate muscles to move by using functional electrical ... Read More »
Cutting-Edge Brain Health, Wellness Classes, Fun Programs and Projects for Adults Age 55+ Recently, healthcare and well-care has allowed retirement years to be lengthened and managed in beneficial ways, and older adult communities and programs have adapted to maximize wellness for those in their retirement years. Carrying on its tradition for being progressive, The Groves Retirement Community in Independence, Missouri, ... Read More »
By Larry Pribyl, D.D.S. If you or your child only has this condition occasionally during a cold or a temporary allergic situation, chances are your dental health will not be affected. However, long term mouth breathing (meaning 4 months or longer) can have a profound effect on the development of your dental arches and the alignment of your teeth. This ... Read More »
Both the number and the proportion of older persons – defined as aged 60 and over – are growing in virtually all countries, and worldwide trends are likely to continue unabated. Defining the Specific Nutritional Needs of Older Persons Older persons are particularly vulnerable to malnutrition. Moreover, attempts to provide them with adequate nutrition encounter many practical problems. First, their ... Read More »
By Meena Singh, M.D. Most think of platelets as the component of blood that coagulates wounds. However, the function of platelets is far more than just forming clots. When activated, they secrete cytokines and growth factors, acting as an integral part of wound healing. Because of platelet’s important function, concentrated preparations of plasma have been used in various fields as ... Read More »
By Dana Hall McCain iMOM.com Think it’s impossible to keep an eye on your kids’ use of the internet and smartphones? Not so! Today’s parental control software options make it simple and allow you to give your children levels of freedom based upon their maturity and trustworthiness. Here are some options—both high and low-tech—you might consider: 1. Mobicip. This web-based ... Read More »
Our dedicated health care professionals will have you on the track to recovery. Recovering from an unforeseen illness or injury—or even a planned elective surgery—can be a daunting and delicate task. So, should you ever need physical, speech, or occupational therapy, you’ll want to find the best rehabilitation team with a proven track record of superior outcomes. A coordinated, multidisciplinary ... Read More »
Ten million Americans have suffered hearing damage due to noise. Many think the irreversible hearing loss caused from noise only occurs with exposure over time, such as with factory or farm machinery. However, nothing could be further from the truth. A noise-induced hearing loss can also occur from one sudden blast of sound….even from a single firecracker. According to the ... Read More »
What to Expect after Knee Replacement Surger Total knee replacement is one of the most commonly-performed procedures in orthopedic and sports medicine, enabling millions of people to resume an active life. For some people, the results feel like nothing short of a miracle. But what happens after your surgery to bring about those results? Rehabilitation (rehab) after a knee replacement ... Read More »
By Valencia Endodontic Associates – What is Endodontics? Endodontics, or Root Canal Therapy, is a branch of dentistry recognized by the American Dental Association involving treatment of the center of the tooth, the pulp, and surrounding tissues of the tooth. A root canal is one of the most common dental procedures performed to relieve the pain of toothaches caused by ... Read More »
1. Try Running Early in the Morning It’s the coolest, most serene part of the day, and there’s nothing like a morning run to boost your mood all day long. 2. Drink Like Crazy Even if you don’t feel thirsty, drink at least 8 oz. of fluid each hour, and more if you’re outside or tend to perspire a lot. ... Read More »
By Monique Richard MS, RDN, LDN According to the CDC, 48 million Americans, or one in six people get sick from contaminated food. We’re more familiar with publicized culprits such as salmonella, E.Coli and Listeria, but there are several other harmful pathogens by lesser known names like Clostridium botulinum. Mishandling of food either from its source or en route is ... Read More »
Health Care Foundation support is key to securing more fruits and vegetables By Sandy Vivian, Outreach and Communications Director Potatoes, squash, tomatoes, sweet potatoes – After the Harvest (ATH) is bringing them in by the truckload! As of May, 2016, ATH has provided more than 1.5 million pounds of fresh, nutritious produce this year to area food pantries and food ... Read More »
By Dr. Thomas F. Bembynista – For years, people have been frustrated by toenail fungus. The nail discoloration makes it almost impossible for those who suffer from it to freely enjoy certain activities without feeling self-conscious about exposing their feet in public. As the fungus progresses, the nail thickens and becomes damaged causing more problems to the sufferer. Up until ... Read More »
By Rachel Lewis Suddenly it’s July and the time to head off to college is fast approaching. College is usually the first time most students are independent and living away from their parents. It is the time when students are able to discover who they are away from the people they have grown up around. However, transitioning into college can ... Read More »
It is a frustrating feeling to work hard your whole life to support yourself and your family only to suffer a debilitating injury or illness that cuts your career short. It’s even more frustrating when Social Security, the government safety-net that you have been contributing to for years, denies your claim to collect Social Security Disability benefits. At the Law ... Read More »
Testosterone is a man’s most vital hormone and is critical to overall health and well-being. Every man experiences a gradual decline in hormone production as he gets older. Beginning at age 30, his body starts to manufacture less and less testosterone, losing roughly one to three percent per year. Then, sometime between age 40 and 55, testosterone levels drop dramatically ... Read More »