Do I Need a Periodontist?

The truth is over 50% of the population above age 35 has some form of periodontal disease. If you have never had a periodontal evaluation...

Skin Cancer Prevention, Risk Factors & Treatment

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, the diagnosis and treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancers in the U.S. has...

Ensuring the Future of Health Care

St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation Awards 10 Healthcare Scholarships The St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation recently presented 10 area students with scholarships totaling $180,000. The students were...

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....

Autism Therapy and The Amazing Results of ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis)

Many individuals, especially during early intervention years (ages 2-6) participate in ABA for upwards of 30-40 hours a week- equivalent to many adult full...

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...

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...

In Awe of Military Families

It was a recent conversation with a patient when I came to the realization of just how many of our patient families are military....

Sensory Integration and Communication

Functional communication, or the basic ability of expressing one’s needs and wants, is essential for both children and adults to interact successfully. For children...

Benefits of Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

The Doulas of Southern Maryland work closely with many different practitioners in our community to ensure our clients understand the importance of a healthy,...