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Treating Obesity as a Disease Treating Obesity as a Disease

A roadmap to losing weight and keeping it off
According to guidelines released by the American Heart As­sociation, American College of Cardiology and The Obesity Society, doctors should consider obesity a disease and more actively treat …

Periodontal Disease Periodontal Disease

Steps to prevent it from forming and progressing
Periodontal plastic surgery is de­signed to restore form and function to the gum tissue, periodontal ligament, and the bone that supports your teeth or an individual tooth. The …

Feel Comfortable in Your Own Skin with Body Lift Surgery Feel Comfortable in Your Own Skin with Body Lift Surgery

Body lift surgery can improve your body’s shape and tone
By Judy Latta
Have you lost a massive amount of weight but still feel self-conscious because your new, thinner body lacks tone? Significant weight-loss, whether through diet …

Have Diabetes? Five Simple Steps to Help Keep Your Feet Healthy Have Diabetes? Five Simple Steps to Help Keep Your Feet Healthy

Never ignore an open sore on the foot 
If you have diabetes and think you are otherwise healthy, it can be easy to ignore the doctor’s good advice.
But that can catch up with you. One of …

Nosing Around Nosing Around

What you need to know if you are considering rhinoplasty
By Judy Latta
Can a “nose job” boost your social standing? A new study published in the Journal of the American Med­ical Association suggests that people who …

Managing Arthritis is More Than Treating Pain Managing Arthritis is More Than Treating Pain

The goal of treatment is to prevent long-term joint and organ damage
Over 50 million Americans have arthritis, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. If you’re one of them, all you …

Make Healthy Carbohydrate Choices Make Healthy Carbohydrate Choices

A Variety Of Delicious Meals And Snacks Will Hit The Spot
How much and what type of foods you eat makes a difference in your general health, and especially if you are managing diabetes. If you …

Overcome Emotional Eating, Lose Weight and Improve Health

Nine Tips From A Psychologist And Author
Negative emotions often cause people to eat when they are bored, angry or already full, says New York Times-bestselling author Dr. Susan Albers, a nationally recognized psychologist who …

Diet and Physical Activity: What’s the Cancer Connection? Diet and Physical Activity: What’s the Cancer Connection?

Learn How To Lower Your Risk Of Developing This Disease
Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins in October. While cancer is a complex group of diseases with many possible causes – such as smoking, sun exposure, viruses, …

Say Cheese! Say Cheese!

Whiter Teeth Will Make You Smile
By Judy Latta
A bright, white, picture-perfect smile can do wonders for your appearance, self-esteem and confidence. According to a survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), almost all …

Stop Feeding Your Kids “Kid Food” Stop Feeding Your Kids “Kid Food”

 

Doctor Yum Dishes Up Important Reasons To Skip The Typical Kid-Related Food And Opt For More Nutritious Options
By Dr. Nimali Fernando and Heidi DiEugenio
According to the National Institutes of Health, on any given day one-third …

Dental Implants Dental Implants

The Next Best Thing To Natural Teeth
By Judy Latta
A strong, healthy smile can do wonders for your confidence and is critical to your overall health and well-being. Unhealthy and missing teeth can interfere with eating, …

Study Shows Intestinal Bacteria May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Study Shows Intestinal Bacteria May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

The Production Of The Metabolite Indolepropionic Acid Is Boosted By A Fiber-Rich Diet
A high concentration of indolepropionic acid in the blood serum protects against type 2 diabetes, shows a new study from the University of …

Americans Spend More Than $15 Billion on Aesthetic Procedures for First Time Ever Americans Spend More Than $15 Billion on Aesthetic Procedures for First Time Ever

Record-Breaking Figures Tied To Broad Array Of Procedural Offerings, Healthy Economy And Competitive Workforce
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) reports that Americans spent more than $15 billion on combined surgical and nonsurgical aesthetic …

Botulinum Toxin Injections Between the Brows Produce Significant Patient Satisfaction Rates Botulinum Toxin Injections Between the Brows Produce Significant Patient Satisfaction Rates

Study Highlights Patient-Perceived Benefits
Botulinum toxin type A injections are the most common cosmetic procedure performed in the United States. There were 4.3 million procedures performed in 2015 accounting for 42 percent of all cosmetic procedures …

Prostate Cancer Screening Rates Appear to Level after Recent Drop Prostate Cancer Screening Rates Appear to Level after Recent Drop

 
Declines In PSA Testing That Came After Changes In Government Screening Guidelines Have Abated
Declines in prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing that came after changes in government screening guidelines have abated in recent years, according …

Managing Arthritis is More Than Treating Pain Managing Arthritis is More Than Treating Pain

The Goal Of Treatment Is To Prevent Long-Term Joint And Organ Damage
Over 50 million Americans have arthritis, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. If you’re one of them, all you …