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Golf, Dinner & Dogs

October 1, 2014 • 2014, Community, October 2014, People & Profiles, Special Events, Sports, Health & FitnessComments (0)

Team Lauren Tee’s it Up to Fight Epilepsy on the Local Level South Orange County resident Lauren Marshall was a beautiful, fun-loving 24-year-old with a contagious smile and the world at her fingertips. She also battled epilepsy from the time she was in elementary school. Years of seizures, medicines and surgeries rarely got her down; [&hellip...

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Rhythmic Gymnastics

October 1, 2014 • 2014, Big Kids, Community, October 2014, Sports, Health & Fitness, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

Going for Gold and Personal Strength at the Irene School of Rhythmic Gymnastics Does your child like to dance with ribbons and flutter around like a butterfly?  She just might enjoy rhythmic gymnastics, which blends the beauty of ballet, dance and art with...

How to Pack an A+ School Lunch: Go for the Grade in Dental Health

September 1, 2014 • 2014, Big Kids, Expert Advice, September 2014, Sports, Health & FitnessComments (0)

By Richard Mungo, DDS , Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County With a new school year starting, how can parents support healthy dental habits while still allowing their kids to savor some of their snack favorites? The answer is in the bag. The brown lunch...

5 Tips to Keep Your Baby Safe in the Sun

August 1, 2014 • 2014, August 2014, Babies, Expert Advice, Sports, Health & Fitness, UncategorizedComments (0)

By Moms Orange County Decades ago, a vintage Coppertone ad featured a toddler girl and her dog frolicking on the beach, tanning in the summer sun. Today we know that sun exposure can be dangerous for anyone, and babies and young children are especially...

Beating the Summer Ear Infection

July 1, 2014 • 2014, Babies, Big Kids, Expert Advice, July 2014, Sports, Health & Fitness, ToddlersComments (0)

by Dennis A. Colucci, Au.D., M.A., FAAA Unlike the ear infection that is caused by a cold or flu, 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...

Massage for Your Teenager?

July 1, 2014 • 2014, Expert Advice, July 2014, Sports, Health & Fitness, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

by Michelle Bryant  While teens may be less likely than their parents to go to a massage therapist, there are plenty of reasons why this age group should be encouraged to give it a try. The benefits of massage are well documented, among them relief of...

Many Ways to Hatch the Egg: Birthing Options for Today’s New Mom

May 1, 2014 • 2014, Babies, May 2014, Sports, Health & Fitness, UncategorizedComments (0)

The birth of your child is an amazing event, and bringing a new person into this world isn’t without its preparations. Not the least of which is removing from your memory every loud and chaotic delivery scene in every movie that has one. Whether you’re...

Beating the “Baby Blues”: A Postpartum Survival Guide

May 1, 2014 • 2014, Babies, Home Life, May 2014, Sports, Health & FitnessComments (0)

Spring has officially arrived, and with it, signs of new birth everywhere. But for many new moms, those signs of new birth can look a little blue. Vinyak Shanbhag, M.D., the Medical Director of the Postpartum Depression Program at St. Joseph’s Hospital...

Taking it Down a Notch: Protecting your Fetus and Newborn from Ear-Damaging Noise

May 1, 2014 • 2014, Babies, Expert Advice, May 2014, Sports, Health & FitnessComments (0)

by Dennis A. Colucci, Au.D., M.A., FAAA Parents are unsuspecting of the effects of noise on their child’s brain development during pregnancy and thereafter, but new research has shown that noise exposure is something not to be toyed with. Human Hearing is a...

Mothering Instinct: How MOMS Orange County is Helping OC Grow Healthy Babies and Strong Families

May 1, 2014 • 2014, Babies, Community, May 2014, People & Profiles, Sports, Health & FitnessComments (0)

Every mom deserves the chance to have a healthy baby. But too many women in Orange County don’t have access to prenatal care or know how to take advantage of services. They may not understand the importance of early intervention or they may lack the...