World Breastfeeding Week 2016

World Breastfeeding Week 2016 by Candy Powell BSN, RN, IBCLC, RLC – MCHS Lactation Consultant During World Breastfeeding Week 2016, we celebrated all the support that women receive – from partners, grandparents, IBCLC’s, breastfeeding specialists and voluntary support organizations. The aphorism “it takes a village to raise a child” seems applicable to breastfeeding in this […]

Five for Five

“Five for Five—Five Exercises to complete in Five Minutes” by Abby Magness, ACSM-HFS – Fitness Director at Mission Fitness Nowadays we all feel so rushed for time! We have work to finish up, kids to take to practice and laundry that needs to be folded. How are you supposed to fit a workout in between […]

Fruits and Vegetables that Hydrate

Fruits and Vegetables that Hydrate by Mia Gibson RD, LD, CDE Dietitian at Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab at the MCHS Center for Health & Wellness Drinking water is essential especially in the summer heat, but eating fruits and vegetables can also help in hydration. Fruits and vegetables contain large amounts of water and some are even […]

Preventing Tooth Decay at Work

Preventing Tooth Decay at Work By Dr. Robert Stanaland, Doctor of Dental Surgery at ProCare Family Health Dental Clinic Regardless of your background, tooth decay, or dental caries, can affect everyone. People are vulnerable during the work day for several reasons. First, they are away from home, which is where their toothbrush and floss are. […]

Keeping Eyes Young

Keeping Eyes Young by Dr. G. Chase Jackson O.D. Keeping your eyes young and having great vision for years to come is an ideal sought by the masses. Here are some ways I address these concerns with my patients daily. Cataracts are an eye condition that will happen to everyone fortunate to live long enough. […]