Bringing Utopia Home with Soytopia

Soytopia found its beginnings when its founder and CEO, Angela R. Akinpelu, PA-C, began to fill the niche for healthy, soy-based candles that were...

Aesthetic Medicine to Maintain a Natural and Healthy Appearance

Aesthetic medicine is a well respected and exciting field of medicine; it is characterized by high-tech, noninvasive and minimally invasive treatments and services. These...

Dr. Lorenzo Childress III: Out of the White Coat

Lorenzo Childress III, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine physician who also provides wound care and hyperbaric oxygen treatments at the University of Maryland...

Meet the Doctor: Lisa E. Polko, M.D.

"There is no better feeling however, than sharing the joy of a family as they bring a new life into this world. It never...

I Hate Change!

Phil is a 51 year old man who has been married for 20 years and is the father of an 18 year old son....

Taming Your Inner Perfectionist

"Mistakes are the portals to discovery” "Failure is the key to success” "Mistakes are proof that you’re trying” Consider a study conducted by Michigan State University in...

Can You Hear Me? The Challenges of Couples’ Communication

It is that time of year again. Valentine’s Day approaching. Apprehension on your mind. What will you do to celebrate? Why is your spouse...

Strong, Fearless, Proud: A Conversation with Luanne Barnas, Breast Cancer Survivor

Photo by Emily Korff Luanne Barnas is a workout enthusiast who didn’t let breast cancer get in the way of her journey as a business...

Blue Sails Counseling and Consulting

"The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination.” This quote – spoken by Carl Rogers,...

An Open Letter to My Patients

Approximately a year ago I wrote an article entitled, “Dr. O, Doctor and Patient in One” published in this magazine. It was my intention...