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5 Back-to-School Confidence Boosters for Your Kids

5 Back-to-School Confidence Boosters for Your Kids

By Susan Merrill The first day of school at my house ran the gamut from, “I am so excited to go back to school!” to “My stomach hurts. I don’t want to go to school.” In other words, there were years my kids couldn’t wait to go back, and there were other years when the dread they felt made my heart ... Read More »

Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

Do You Have Sleep Apnea

By John Edward Kempter, DDS PLLC Sleep apnea is a condition where the throat collapses while you sleep. This causes excessive snoring, breathing difficulties and short term lack of breathing while sleeping. Sufferers often complain of grogginess and exhaustion during the day, even though they think they received the proper amount of sleep the night before. Risk Factors of Sleep Apnea ... Read More »

Living With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Living With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome, or ‘IBS’, is an unpleasant, yet surprisingly common, disorder that can severely disrupt an individual’s life. As with any problem, psychological or physical, it is important first to understand what it is. Having found out all you can about its nature and causes you can begin to seek out treatments. What is IBS? IBS is a disorder of ... Read More »

Why join a fitness facility?

YMCA

By Sarah Shriver As much as we’d like to believe that cake and ice cream are secrets to a long and healthy life, we know that’s just a fantasy. The reality is regular exercise and social interaction are  MAIN ingredients to a longer and healthier life. The Centers for Disease Control recommends adults get at least 150 minutes of aerobic ... Read More »

The Biggest Retirement Challenge for Women

The Biggest Retirement Challenge for Women

By Angela Sloan Saving enough for a secure retirement is a tough proposition for anyone, regardless of age or income. But if you happen to be born with a pair of X chromosomes, it can be that much harder. On average, women live longer and generally have less money than men to fund their retirement years. Indeed, women face a ... Read More »

How an Old Injury Can Affect Your Health Today

Upper Cervical Cancer

A story about two bones: Human beings have two very important bones, the Atlas and the Axis, at the top of the spinal cord. The position of these two bones is critical, because the Atlas and the Axis not only support the head and protect the brain stem, the most vital part of the nervous system, they also allow for ... Read More »

Executive Functioning is at the Heart of an ADHD Diagnosis

Executive Functioning is at the Heart of an ADHD Diagnosis

How Parents/Educators Can Support Students with ADHD By Jane N. Hannah, Ed.D Over summer break, I was in a hospital elevator carrying a new book on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and a person on the elevator inquired about the book. She commented that her son was just diagnosed with ADHD, which sparked a conversation between the two of us. This ... Read More »

Make the Move to Marco Island

1630 Caxambas Ct, Marco Island, FL 34145

Many areas of Florida make wonderful places to live, offering a variety of housing, working, schooling, dining, entertainment options. One of these highly sought-after locations, Marco Island, located on the Gulf of Mexico. Don’t let the size of this small island, 24 square miles, deceive you. With a variety of local eateries, top-rated schools, and activities for both land and water ... Read More »

Your Superpower

Your Superpower

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church I believe the reason God uses me is because I don’t know of anyone who needs God’s help and love more than I do. There are times I feel helpless and useless. I cannot depend solely upon my abilities nor upon my strength. So because of my weakness, I reach ... Read More »

You Owe It To Yourself To Pursue A Career You’ll LOVE!

You Owe It To Yourself To Pursue A Career You’ll LOVE!

You’ve thought about a career in massage therapy many times over your lifetime… well what are you waiting for? The field of Massage Therapy is one of the fastest growing elements of the medical profession today.  The Bureau of Labor and Statistics states it will grow over 22% over the next 20 years.  That is exciting news for someone like ... Read More »