The Atlanta Smiles Foundation

When the victims of domestic abuse finally muster the courage to leave their abusers and rebuild their lives, their scars and battered faces are not only a constant reminder of the abuse they endured, but also a hindrance to getting a job and regaining their self esteem. They are ready… Read more...

Freedom of Movement

As our bodies age, our joints become less and less durable, and we become more at risk for arthritis, a painful condition affecting joints. To delay the onset and to manage the pain of arthritis, it’s important to be aware of the types, risk factors and treatments of this condition.… Read more...

Buying Organic Foods

Many people want to eat healthy, but can’t afford to buy all organic. To help you make informed decisions at the grocery store, here is a list of the main products you should be buying organic: 1. Coffee: Many of the beans you buy are grown in countries that don’t… Read more...

Just Dance

Recently, TV shows like Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance have brought the joy of dancing into our homes and hearts. While the professionals have trained hard to make it look so effortless, there are classes and options for any skill level, age group and… Read more...

Top 5 foods in your home that could lead to obesity

Whites: flour, rice, salt In their original form, rice, flour and salt are considered “whole” foods, says Jennifer Hnat, integrative nutritionist and longevity coach with NEWtrition in Atlanta. But the white rice, flour and salt available at most grocery stores have been stripped of their essential minerals and nutrients, making… Read more...

Diabetes - Evaluating your risk

Could you be at risk for diabetes and not know it? According to research by the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the total incidence of diabetes increased 13.5 percent from 2005 to 2007. Knowing your diabetes risk factors means you can take proactive steps to lower your risk and follow-up regularly… Read more...
Why you should hire a coach

Why you should hire a coach

Life is a journey, and it is very common to lose direction, to want to change directions or to need help moving towards a new direction. During these times, a coach can be beneficial. Often called a life coach, this person can help you improve your journey in a number… Read more...
Managing your sneezes and sniffles

Managing your sneezes and sniffles

Hay fever, also known as seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR), can be triggered by a variety of pollens. Here in Georgia, tree pollen can be detected as early as late February and will persist until May; grass pollen usually appears in April and can persist until mid-July. Management The first steps… Read more...
12 Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

12 Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Aches and pains can be a natural part of aging, but sometimes that persistent problem may be more serious than you realize. We asked Atlanta-area medical experts for their insights into the top symptoms worth checking out, each symptom’s significance and when to seek medical care; 1-Shortness of breath Outside… Read more...

Smooth Moves

The hairy-chest look that once attracted fans of Burt Reynolds and Tom Selleck in the ‘70s and ‘80s is long gone, and so is your dad’s super-simple grooming routine. The popularity of men’s magazines and well-groomed male celebrities has resulted in the booming business of men’s hair removal as men… Read more...