Health Conscious

Snow Blindness?!

Snow Blindness?!

The solar eclipse has brought some serious awareness to eye care.  We all know that summer means sunglasses but what about winter?  According to top docs, snow blindness is a real thing! So how does this happen? Photokeratitis or ultraviolet keratitis, is a painful eye condition caused by exposure of insufficiently protected eyes to ultraviolet(…)

Healthy Legs. Happy Feet.

Healthy Legs. Happy Feet.

For the most part, we all wear socks each and every day.  Some of us like the plain white ones, some like crazy designs and colors.  But, have you thought about what your socks can do for you?  How could a pair of compression socks help you? I work at a desk most of the(…)

Here’s a Fun Trick for Halloween:  Giant Microbes

Here’s a Fun Trick for Halloween: Giant Microbes

Since Halloween is right around the corner what better gift to scare people off, then with real diseases and viruses from the humorous and educational collectible toy creator, GIANTmicrobes. GIANTmicrobes have a terrifying collection of critters, inspired by the invisible microscopic world. From Zombie Virus, Anthrax, Brain-Eating Amoeba Plagues, Vampire Snacks to Black Death, each(…)

Belli Anti-Blemish Basics

Belli Anti-Blemish Basics

Did you know? Some of what you put on your skin is absorbed into your bloodstream and can affect you and your baby. The average woman uses more than 200 skincare ingredients each day. Dozens of common skincare ingredients, synthetic AND natural, have links to birth defects or miscarriage in published medical research. Being pregnant(…)

Four Tips to Eat Your Way to a Great Night’s Sleep

Four Tips to Eat Your Way to a Great Night’s Sleep

By Dr. Bill Miller Who has not had a restless night’s sleep? Everyone does on occasion, but for many, it is an increasingly frequent experience. The typical explanation is the unparalleled distractions of our modern lifestyle. We email compulsively, text our friends at all hours, and binge watch TV. Consequently, our sleep suffers. Studies show(…)

Sleep and Relax with SleepPhones

Sleep and Relax with SleepPhones

After a long day or a hectic day, I find it hard to shut off my brain.  I’m thinking of what I didn’t get done today and what all needs to be done tomorrow.  If only there were a way to relax and wind down for the day so that I would sleep better!  Well,(…)