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...

5 Ways to Revamp Your Morning Beauty Routine

What’s your morning beauty routine for self-love? For me, I personally love getting up early every day, when it’s still dark. It...

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...

Who’s Your Tribe?

As we ascend into the holiday season, some of us are filled with dread as we anticipate close quarters with family members and friends....

Finding Your Voice With Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive neurological disorder affecting more than 4 million people worldwide today. This disorder affects motor movement due to changes in...

Shining a Light on Autism

There is a saying that, “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism.” Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is unique...

Ask the Doulas

What is prodromal labor and how do I deal with it? For many women, prodromal labor feels like the real thing. Contractions can cause intense...

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...

An Inconvenient Truth About Cosmetics Safety

Listen up, ladies! I’m as excited about perusing the drugstore makeup and cosmetics isles as the next girl, but lately I’ve discovered that what...

Spotlight on Breast Cancer Survivor Valerie Calhoun

It was during a yearly mammogram last July when Forestville resident Valerie Calhoun found out she had a tumor.  After fighting breast cancer twice...