HEALTH & SAFETY

Shedding the Pounds
Shedding the Pounds

BY JAMIE LOBER These local doctors don’t just tell you to lose weight, they also tell you how to do it.     Everyone knows that the most pop…

Caregiver
Choosing a Caregiver

BY TIMOTHY L. TAKACS Selecting the right caregiver for your elderly relative can make a huge difference in his or her daily life. It will also give yo…

Pharmacist
Ask the Pharmacist

BY JAMIE LOBER Two out of every three patients who visit a doctor leave with at least one prescription for medication, and those numbers are increasin…

Allergy Test
Dangerous Peanut Allergies

BY AMANDA OWENS   Peanut allergies continue to rise every year. Children and adults can be born with these allergies; however, some develop with …

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

BY JAMIE LOBER     Being diagnosed with breast cancer is the beginning of a difficult journey. Treatment including a mastectomy is more ofte…

Choosing a Bra
Finding the Right Bra

BY MOLLY WILKENS   A bra that doesn’t fit right can cause back   problems, muscle tension, and even headaches. A bra that is fitted right can mak…

Hearing Loss
Kids and Hearing Loss

BY JAMIE LOBER Hearing is a critical part of the social, emotional, and cognitive development of young children. Even a mild hearing loss can affect a…

Baby Boo Boos
Little One’s Boo Boos

 BY JAMIE LOBER One imagines  the skin of babies to be soft, smooth, and pink. In reality, their skin is still immature, and is rarely perfect. The se…

Skin Rejuvenation
Rejuvenate Yourself: Save Your Skin

BY JAMIE LOBER April is the time to revive your skin, both because it has just experienced a harsh winter and because you want to be ready for the fle…