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Eating Disorders and Moms

By Rebecca Pillar

They say when we become parents, we make lots of sacrifices. One of the most common sacrifices we make, besides losing our freedom, is losing our figures. Sure, there are women out there who gain little weight and bounce right back after child birth, but for the rest of us “weight gain and staying” is a common issue. » Read more

Dry Skin and Eczema Treatment Starts with Balancing pH

By Dr. Lisa Benest

Resolving dry skin may be as simple as balancing your pH, and it’s easy to do. Resolving dry skin and eczema sometimes requires internal and external treatment. Even a really great dry skin care product isn’t going to get great results if an internal condition is working against it. Expecting your skin condition to improve when you’re loading up on junk food and sugar is a good example. » Read more

Common Vision Disorders in Children

By JustMommies

According to a 1991-1994 CDC study of metropolitan Atlanta area children, approximately 9 in every 10,000 children ages 3 to 10 have low vision or blindness. Two thirds of the children had other disabilities besides having vision impairment. The World Health Organization defines low vision as a visual acuity of 20/70 to 20/400 with the best possible correction. » Read more

Cleft Palate

By Rebecca Pillar

In the early stages of fetal development, the tissues on the left and right sides of the lip and palate fuse together. The two lines below the nose and above the lip are from normal fusion. These lines are also referred to as ‘cupids bow.’ In a child born with cleft lip or palate-the normal fusion of tissues did not take place. The lips and the palate sections develop separately. » Read more

Bedwetting Basics

By JustMommies

Bedwetting is a cause of frustration for many parents. If you are like me, you may have gone through countless articles looking for the magic cure to your child's bedwetting problem. Unfortunately, there is no quick fix for bedwetting. Bedwetting in children under five is considered normal. » Read more

Apnea in Children

By JustMommies

Apnea occurs when a child stops breathing for twenty seconds or longer or if she has a pause in breathing accompanied by a drop in heart rate or appears blue in color. It is normal to have pauses in breathing but when a child stops breathing for twenty seconds or longer it can be a life-threatening situation. » Read more

Weight Loss Tips: 7 Ways to Get You Back into Those Skinny Jeans!

By JustMommies

How do you lose weight and keep it off? We reached out to Los Angeles’ own celebrity trainers Jordan Yuam of Jordan’s Virtual Fit Club and Jeff Bomberger for their tips on the most effective way to lose those extra pounds! » Read more

Top Ten Exercise and Training Related Mistakes Of Women Over 35

By Michele Howe

Trainer Maryellen Jordan, owner of Positively Fit, makes the following observations regarding general oversights women over the age of thirty-five make in regard to exercising and training most efficiently. » Read more

Tips for Overweight Kids

By Rebecca Pillar

In the age of fast convenient foods, busy lifestyles, fun video games and T.V programs, children are eating more and exercising less. » Read more

The Whole Story on Whole Foods: Why they’re important for a healthy body

By Elizabeth Yarnell

Less than a century ago, our diet was made up entirely of whole foods. Nowadays, many people in our society wouldn’t know how to prepare a whole food for eating if they were stuck on an episode of Survivor. » Read more