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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders

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With the kids back in school, a parent's focus shifts from dealing with issues on the home front to those on the school front. For some parents, this might mean getting phone calls from the school about your child's behavior. Some teachers or administrators might even suggest that your child has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or AD/HD. These resources may help you to better understand what this means for your child and your family.

 

5 Free Health Apps

5 Free Health Apps

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These free, health apps are busy woman favorites. Click on each for more information.

 

Don’t Let Your Teeth Get the Summertime Ewws!

Don’t Let Your Teeth Get the Summertime Ewws!

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People are often extremely concerned during the summertime about the shape of their body, but often neglect the shape of their teeth. With so much to do outside and so many tempting treats, such as ice cream and sodas, we often forget to properly take care of our teeth. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, dental-related emergencies increase during the summer months, due to the fact that we change our daily routine, which includes our oral hygiene, and we use our teeth as tools. In order to not fall victim to the "summertime ewws," Water's Edge Dentistry has created a list of do's and don'ts to help save you an unexpected visit to the dentist this summer:

 

Healthy Mama

Healthy Mama

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Laura DeNino, mother of one and yoga instructor shares 3 ways to keeping busy moms mindful of their health.

Heart Health

Heart Health

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Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the nation and the leading cause of disability among women. Preventing disease by making healthy choices is key to keeping your heart healthy.

 

Back To School Health Checklist

Back To School Health Checklist

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Back to school is more than supplies and completion of summer reading. Make sure your child is set for school with these "Gold star" tips.

Women’s Brain Health

Women’s Brain Health

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According to the Women's Brain Health Initiative, almost 70% of new Alzheimer's sufferers will be women. Evidence suggests that the "use it or lose it" philosophy applies to brain function. Try these mentally stimulating exercises daily to help reduce the risk of cognitive decline and related diseases!

Sun Smarts: SPF

Sun Smarts: SPF

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We see it in our lotions, make-up, and even in some clothing. But what exactly does the Sun Protection Factor (SPF) indicate, and how can you determine the best level for you?

12 Ways to Health

12 Ways to Health

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The CDC's 12 Ways of Health will help you to be mindful of your wellness during the busy holiday season:

Control Your Blood Pressure

Control Your Blood Pressure

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No illness kills more women in the United States than heart disease. And the latest research shows that one of the best ways to protect yourself is to control your blood pressure. Here’s how.

Wellness & You: Me Time!

Wellness & You: Me Time!

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Is your body screaming for a makeover? Are you looking for a little peace in your life, a little "me" time? Do you ever feel like you are the last person on the totem pole? You are a mom, an employee, a wife/partner, and chief cook and bottle washer! It seems likes it's impossible to take care of our minds and bodies when so much is demanded of us. The best way for woman to take care of others is to look out and care for ourselves. These tips from Melly Blankin, mother, personal trainer and life coach can help you to look out for yourself and incorporate a little exercise and stress relief in your life.

Beauty Tips for Medical Hair Loss

Beauty Tips for Medical Hair Loss

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Having done the hair and makeup for our wonderful Ovarian Cancer Awareness ambassadors, we asked the professionals at Stella Nova Spa Salon West Ashley to share their beauty advice for those with medical hair loss and ways to incorporate teal into our beauty routine for Ovarian Cancer Awareness month.

 

Exercise Your Brain

Exercise Your Brain

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According to the Women's Brain Health Initiative, almost 70% of new Alzheimer's sufferers will be women. Evidence suggests that the "use it or lose it" philosophy applies to brain function. Try these mentally stimulating exercises daily to help reduce the risk of cognitive decline and related diseases:

Lifestyle Lessons: Getting Fit & Healthy

Lifestyle Lessons: Getting Fit & Healthy

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According to America's Health Rankings, 28% of the US population is estimated to be obese, with a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 or higher, almost 10% of the population reports having diabetes or pre-diabetes and 26% of adults age 18+ report doing no physical activity or exercise other than their regular job in the last 30 days.

Summerville, SC resident Kelly Wimer was part of another unhealthy statistic, suffering from low self-esteem until she decided to make changes and take control of her health. Kelly teamed up with reForm Studio's owner and personal trainer, Katrina Cobb, and beat the odds to become her most fabulous self.