Remedies For Stinky Feet

“From head to toe” takes on a literal meaning in the Florida heat when it comes to sweat. Back-to-school is the season of heightened activity in kids, and, combined with the 250,000 sweat glands in your feet, the perfect concoction… read more

Pediatric Endocrinologist Dishes on Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Month. Our sister publication, Wellness360, had the opportunity to interview Dr. Michael J. Haller, M.D. about all things diabetes-related.  BY MICHAEL J. HALLER, M.D. FULL NAME  Michael J. Haller OCCUPATION  Professor and Chief, Pediatric Endocrinology at the University… read more

Ulcers in Children: What You Need to Know

“Ulcer” makes you think of overworked, over-stressed adults. While it may not seem like stomach ulcers are something kids would have to worry about, an Italian study found that the incidence of ulcers in kids in the U.S. was over… read more

Are Your Makeup Brushes Spreading Germs?

No one would ever think of rubbing their clean face on a public, or even private, toilet seat. However, a recent study by Suhail Alam, MD, at the Aventus Clinic has found that our makeup brushes contain more bacteria than,… read more

Setting Up an Obstacle Course in Your Backyard

Summer is finally upon us. If you are like most parents, you are faced with the ever-difficult task of keeping your kiddos entertained during their summer break. And we are not just talking about them fending for themselves playing video games on their tablets or… read more

Fall Allergies

How to Steer Clear of Fall Allergies

As we enter into the fall season, we expect cooler temperatures and changing leaves, but something that is often overlooked is the onset of fall allergies. In the Southeast, fall allergies usually begin in the middle of August and subside… read more

Unwrapping the Benefits of Seaweed

Seaweed, the collective term for numerous species of marine plants and algae, has long been a staple of East Asian diets. Numerous studies, including a 2011 review in Advances in Food and Nutrition Research, have been published citing the high vitamin… read more

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