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By Alex McCray and Stacy Moser Just like the sumptuous tacos he serves, the ancestry of chef Mimmo Alboumeh traces a route from Lebanon, Spain, Italy and Mexico. It’s said that the concept of most tacos first originated in Mexico with … Continue reading

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By Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates From gravy boats and turkey dinners to decadent desserts and Champagne toasts, our tummies endure a lot during the holiday season. Don’t let digestive symptoms get in the way of your festive gatherings. Here are five … Continue reading

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By Scott D. Miller, MD As winter approaches, shorter days can shortchange your health. Cold weather can hamper our activity and less sunlight can bring us down. However, minor adjustments to our routines and attitudes will yield dividends to our … Continue reading

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Submitted by Trip Baisden Elizabeth Pietrusza What made you choose Windy Hill Athletic Club as your fitness club? Windy Hill has always felt like a safe place. There are smiling faces everywhere you look. The equipment is clean and the … Continue reading

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By Reuben Sloan, MD What is piriformis syndrome? Piriformis syndrome is what we, in medicine, call a “zebra.” You might ask, “What does that mean?” I will get to that later in this article. To fully understand what piriformis syndrome … Continue reading

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Physical therapy conjures images of exercising on stair-climbers or parallel bars, but the power to heal—and heal quickly—also rests in the hands of skilled therapists delivering manual therapy. Through manual therapy, trained therapists utilize hands-on pressure and manipulation to restore … Continue reading

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By Azi Nia, DMD Congratulations on the arrival of your baby! Are you prepared for the arrival of your baby’s first tooth? Follow these guidelines and your baby will be on his or her way to a lifetime of healthy … Continue reading

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By Laura J. Downey Alex and I love checking out workout classes around the city so we can share our finds with fellow readers. Recently, we visited Cycle Elan for its 45-minute After Work Corporate Grind Ride. What we really enjoyed … Continue reading

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Driven by the notion of “a hand up, not a handout,”                  Year Up Greater Atlanta provides underserved youth ages 18 to 24 with an intensive 1-year training program to help them move from minimum … Continue reading

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Have your little ones don their favorite fairy wings, cape, or costume and join Best Self Atlanta at 10 a.m. on Oct. 20 as we partner with                      Children Helping Children to … Continue reading

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