Health & Wellness
The power of pets

The power of pets

There are many reasons why a dog is man’s best friend. Our beloved four-legged companions are loyal, trusting and affectionate. They can make us smile with a simple wag of the tail or a spirited lick on the face. But there’s more. It turns out that your precious pooch can… Read more...
A clear view

A clear view

When you enter your 40s, certain standard health topics undoubtedly will come to the forefront of your daily conversations: your blood pressure, cholesterol levels and breast or prostate health. But there’s one topic that you just might turn a blind eye to without realizing how important it actually is—your vision.… Read more...
A real head case

A real head case

When you’re struck with a migraine, it can feel like no one understands the pain you’re going through. It can feel like you’re the only one experiencing it. But according to the National Headache Foundation (NHF), more than 29.5 million people suffer from recurrent migraine headaches. “Migraines occur in approximately… Read more...
The Best Self 2010 Personal Planner

The Best Self 2010 Personal Planner

We at Best Self Atlanta want to help you begin your own journey to becoming your best self—whatever that may mean for you. With the My Best Self 2010 Personal Planner, you’ll learn how to care for and strengthen your mind, body and spirit. The tips and advice provided by… Read more...
Take It as a Complement

Take It as a Complement

It was a case of art imitating life. Still desperately wanting a baby after a series of failed infertility treatments, the character Charlotte York on HBO’s Sex and the City bumped into a friend during lunch one day. Believing that the friend was unable to get pregnant, Charlotte was shocked… Read more...
JaQuitta Williams

JaQuitta Williams

JaQuitta Williams, 38, has been a TV news anchor and reporter for nearly 20 years. Last year, she decided to make a transition in her career, leaving her job at WSB TV to pursue a career in acting and singing. JaQuitta's change in direction began in July 2007, when she… Read more...
Vein, Vein, Go Away

Vein, Vein, Go Away

The worst part of developing leg veins—pain, swelling and itching symptoms aside—may be losing self-confidence. Genes are the No. 1 reason people get vein issues. Other causes are pregnancy and obesity, says Jana Emmett, PA-C, clinical director of VeinInnovations. Feel good about showing your gams again after one of these… Read more...
Salon Safety

Salon Safety

You’ve all heard the horror stories about the cleanliness of nail salons. Don’t just cross your fingers in hopes that you won’t end up with a health problem, though. Here is some handy information and advice to keep your nails healthy and fungus-free: Where does nail fungus come from? Nail… 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...

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...
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