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So What’s the Big Deal about Food Allergies?

So What’s the Big Deal about Food Allergies?

 “The percentage of children with a food allergy increased by about 50% between 1997 and 2011.” Is peanut allergy the only allergy that is serious? What about other foods? Many foods in addition to peanuts can cause a serious allergic reaction. When children come into contact with the foods to …

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Women & Stroke

Women & Stroke

One in five women in the United States will have a stroke in her lifetime. Nearly 60% of stroke deaths are in women, and stroke kills twice as many women as breast cancer. Surprised? You’re not alone. Stroke is the third leading cause of death for women, yet most women do …

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Don’t let stress get the best of you! 

Don't let stress get the best of you!

One of the most common mental health issues in America today is stress. We all feel it from time to time. Whether it’s caused by deadlines and demands at work or a busy home life, stress can have profound effects on how we interact with our colleagues, co-workers and loved ones. …

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Be Still & Know

Be Still & Know

By Jodi Thomas Muddy water becomes clear if you only let it be still for a while. –Dallas Willard I’m a doer by nature.  I like lists, and I absolutely adore crossing things off said list.  On any personality test, my personality is the one that takes action, the one that …

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May is National SKIN CANCER Awareness Month

May is National SKIN CANCER Awareness Month

Courtesy, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. The two most common types of skin cancer- basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas- are highly curable but can be disfiguring and costly to treat.Melanoma, the third most …

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Natural Treatments for Women’s Health & Wellness

Natural Treatments for Women’s Health & Wellness

By Virginia Mims, DACM, LAc, NCMP Doctor of Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Do you have a bothersome women’s health issue? Would you like to treat it naturally, but you don’t know where to start? From heavy periods to hot flashes, acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help relieve a wide variety of …

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Building Strong and Thriving Families

Building Strong and Thriving Families

Holding down a job, managing finances, and raising children can be stressful. Learning how to manage the stress of everyday life can make a big difference in building a strong and thriving family. In observance of national Child Abuse Prevention Month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers the …

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