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Australian Swim School Celebrating 40 Years of Swim Safety in Orange County!

March 26, 2017 • HealthComments (0)

I’m going to be honest: It is my dream to see my daughters swim in the Olympics. When running through the list of activities that they would do as children, swimming was at the top of my list – way above dance class, soccer practice and piano lessons. So, when we found Australian Swim School’s [&hellip...

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BEATING THE SUMMER EAR INFECTION

March 26, 2017 • HealthComments (0)

Unlike the ear infection that is caused by a cold or fl u, the summer ear infection, caused by swimming and foreign objects making their way into your child’s ear, is quite different and requires different care. With a little awareness of the potential...

Conquer the Checkout Aisle without the Sugary Guilt

March 26, 2017 • Food, HealthComments (0)

It seems hard to avoid the shelves of junk and snack foods near the checkout lines anywhere you shop. Gas stations, local hardware shops, clothing stores and others make one last push to make that extra sale of gum, candy, chips and sugary drinks by making...

Eat This – Not That – For Healthy Breastfeeding

March 26, 2017 • HealthComments (0)

Have you heard that eating garlic will help a new mom increase her milk production? Or maybe you’ve been told to chow down on carrots, add fennel to salads or whip up a batch of special lactation cookies? No doubt, there’s a lot for new moms to worry...

Dancing Through Life Training the Heart and Soul at South Coast Conservatory

August 29, 2016 • Health, September 2016Comments (0)

In the 1960’s, a man named Roger W. Sperry developed a theory: that the human brain goes about thinking in two very different ways. Having worked in the field of psychobiology for years, he’d noticed that one side of the brain saw the big picture –...

Beating the Summer Ear Infection

July 7, 2016 • August 2016, Expert Advice, HealthComments (0)

(HINT: WATCH OUT FOR WATER, TINY OBJECTS AND, YES, BUGS) Unlike the ear infection that is caused by a cold or fl u, the summer ear infection, caused by swimming and foreign objects making their way into your child’s ear, is quite different and requires...

Conquer the Checkout Aisle without the Sugary Guilt

July 7, 2016 • August 2016, Food, HealthComments (0)

It seems hard to avoid the shelves of junk and snack foods near the checkout lines anywhere you shop. Gas stations, local hardware shops, clothing stores and others make one last push to make that extra sale of gum, candy, chips and sugary drinks by making...

Baby, Let’s Move!

April 2, 2016 • 2016, April 2016, Health, Sports, Health & FitnessComments (0)

by Ann Laurence Exercising throughout your pregnancy is a good way to improve and maintain your health, and the health of your baby. Exercise has been shown to increase cardiovascular endurance, improve well-being, enhance your mood enhancement, aid in...

Tips to Help Parents Make Their Kids’ Next Dental Appointment a Tear-Free Trip to Better Health

March 1, 2016 • 2016, February 2016, HealthComments (0)

By Dr. Jila Nikkhah, Dental Director of SOS For some children, visiting the dentist is as anxiety-ridden as checking under the bed for monsters. But just like children can cast aside the belief that monsters camp out in bedroom shadows, they can learn to...

The Top Four Mental Health Myths

February 29, 2016 • 2016, February 2016, HealthComments (0)

By Debbie Hutchinson, Psy.D To truly end the stigma surrounding mental health, it’s important to understand the truths behind the causes, symptoms, and treatments of these disorders. It’s imperative to dispel the myths surrounding these illnesses in order...