To Your Health
Lewes Healing Arts has announced that it will host an open house on Saturday, Feb. 28, from 4 to 7 p.m. Dr. Kim Furtado, a local naturopathic doctor, has relocated her practice to Lewes Healing Arts at 32191 Nassau Road, Unit #3, as a tenant of Comfort Zone Yoga Center for Whole Self Healing.
It has long been understood that brushing and flossing twice a day helps to maintain healthy teeth and gums, but what about the rest of the body?
Keeping a resolution to get in shape or lose weight never seems like an easy task, but the Freeman Fitness Center in Sea Colony is helping more and more new members do just that. With more classes than ever, a fully-equipped weight room, indoor lap pool and more, now could be the best time to get into the swing of things and feel good about yourself.
The 13th annual Exercise Like the Eskimos and 5th annual Fenwick Freeze, in which brave souls jump into the cold waters on the Atlantic to celebrate New Year’s Day and raise some cold hard cash, are both right around the corner.
This past Saturday, Nov. 22, Good Earth Market once again held their Health and Wellness Fair, sponsored by Compassionate Care Hospice. Plenty of healthy contributors throughout the community brought in their areas of expertise, including polarity therapy, offering free chair massages.
While Delaware may be years behind some states in realizing the importance of organic farming as both a niche market and a health conscious way to do business, it is catching on.
For many moms-to be, pregnancy is an exciting time of hope and new beginnings. The last thing they are thinking is they might give birth to a baby that’s born too early or sick.
“Gobble, gobble,” “stuffing” and “a belly shaking like a bowl full of jelly” are phrases associated with the approaching holidays, but they’re the last things most people want to use to describe their own eating habits. With the season upon us, it’s easy to overlook a healthy lifestyle as people surround themselves with home cooking, lazy afternoons and visions of sugarplums. But there’s plenty they can do to avoid a regretful winter season when it comes to snacking and eating.
Exercising has always brought with it a specific connotation, and, to many, it’s been a negative one. From the monotony of jogging to the dullness of stationary bikes, many people who want to get in shape are unmotivated due to lack of variety. That is, until now.
Dr. Danielle Giddins, M.D., is now taking patients at her Millville office, above Halpern Eye Associates on Route 26.
The Lower Delaware Autism Foundation will hold their annual Blue Jean Ball and Fall Art Show this year on Friday, Oct. 24. And, as always, guests are being encouraged to wear their “blue jeans and bling” to the event.
La Red Health Center in Georgetown, now in its eighth year of operation, has grown exponentially since it first started in February 2001 as a 24/7 telephone medical hotline. La Red, or “the network” in Spanish, initially operated as a hotline for the growing number of non-English speaking individuals under La Esperanza Community Center.
Despite recent passage of House Bill 392 — a bill establishing guidelines for volunteer dentists, hygienists and dental assistants who want to help out Delaware patients in need — it’s a sad day for low-income residents of Sussex County ages 18-64 who need dental care. Sussex Smiles, the only clinic specifically targeted to that group, has decided to close its doors.
This is not your grandmother’s enema.
In fact, it is not an enema at all. Colon hydrotherapy is the gentle cleansing of the large intestine, or colon. It is achieved through using warm, filtered water.
Rest assured, it is not uncomfortable either.
For many women, peri-menopause, or the time around when they stop menstruating, can be physically and emotionally draining.
One of our members posted an interesting article about CPR from last Saturday’s Wall Street Journal on the HQ bulletin board.
The Fenwick Medical Complex plans to break ground in September, after not quite four years of planning, including re-zoning, water and sewer development and other preliminary measures.
The Delaware Division of Public Health’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program will celebrate the benefits of breastfeeding at an open house at the Chase Center on the Riverfront, located at 800 South Madison Street in Wilmington. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7. Attendance is free and includes lunch.
It’s Week 8 of the Coastal Point Health Tech Challenge, and we’ve expanded the arsenal of high-tech weapons in my own personal battle of the bulges, adding the Nintendo DS and My Weight Loss Coach software to the regimen from the first five weeks of the challenge, which focused on the Nintendo Wii and Wii Fit game.
It’s hard to think about health without thinking about health insurance. Besides gas and food, it’s a top priority for most adults. Everything from how to pay for it, to what it covers, to its limitations — health care is a big concern for many Americans and Delawareans. And rightly so — because without your health, what do you have?