Thursday, August 16, 2018

Chronic Disease Prevention

More than one-third of the American population is chronically ill. That doesn’t factor in the idea that you can be 80 percent unwell before...

Meet the Doctor: Dr. Roberta Gartside

FIND OUT WHAT DRIVES COSMETIC SURGEON DR. ROBERTA GARTSIDE IN OUR PHYSICIAN Q&A What drew you to becoming a surgeon? The honest answer is I...

Can Children Get Gum Disease?

Periodontal disease in children and adolescents is generally rare. However, children should still learn the importance of keeping their teeth and gums healthy to...

An Inconvenient Truth About Cosmetics Safety

Listen up, ladies! I’m as excited about perusing the drugstore makeup and cosmetics isles as the next girl, but lately I’ve discovered that what...

Putting Your Best Face Forward

Age-old wisdom tells you to put your best foot forward in order to succeed in just about anything you set out to do. And,...

Lessons Learned from Successful Women I Know

As I approach my 30th birthday, I have taken some time to reflect on the lessons that I have learned over the past decade...

The Value of Aging Well

Aging is inevitable, but how you age is not. Longevity Wellness Center is your gateway to next-generation medical science… a comprehensive, evidenced-based approach to...

Phobias: What They Are and How To Treat Them?

At some point in our lives, we all face some kind of anxiety or a phobia. If it becomes unmanageable, we may seek help...

Does Your Fitness Need a Little Spring Cleaning?

If you listen to Martha Stewart, right now is the time to wash your window screens and wipe down walls and ceilings.  If you...

Find the Perfect Cut for Your Face Shape

Are you planning a hair change this spring? Then it's time to read up on how to select the most flattering haircut for your...

Leaders in Fertility Care Join Science with Service for Success

In July of last year, the renowned fertility clinic CCRM quietly opened its newest location in Northern Virginia, bringing the vibrant network of clinics...

Whitney Ellenby + Her Journey to Save her Autistic Child

After years of sending her autistic son Zack to leading therapists and hemorrhaging hundreds of thousands of dollars, Whitney Ellenby woke up, angry. The...

The Benefits of Infrared Sauna Therapy

Sweating will burn calories, and remove unwanted toxins from the body. The problem is, it is not easy to sweat when a person is...

This So Embarrassing But…

As colorectal surgeons one of the most common symptoms we hear about is anal itching. Pruritus ani is the medical term used to describe...

Balancing Hormones With Bioidentical Hormone Therapy

Just what are bioidentical hormones? Bioidentical hormones are custom-mixed formulas containing various hormones that are biochemically identical to those naturally made by your body....

Meet the Dentist, Dr. Afreen Sayeed, DDS

Dr. Afreen Sayeed graduated from University of Texas, School of Dentistry at Houston. She also attended St. John’s University in New York where she...

Mistletoe Therapy In Cancer Treatment

Mistletoe Therapy is currently in clinical trials at Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in Baltimore, Md. It has been proven in European studies to...

Small Group Training Works Around Injuries

Even in the best of health, as we age, our bodies don’t always move as easily and painlessly as they did in our younger...

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This So Embarrassing But…

As colorectal surgeons one of the most common symptoms we hear about is anal itching. Pruritus ani is the medical term used to describe...

Caring for Those Touched by Dementia

Think about the people who cared for you – your parents or guardians who did everything in their power to raise you in a...

Pick Your Battles Wisely

The holiday season is past, and the beginning of 2017 is a time of intention setting and resolutions! And if you are like most...