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- Written by Alexander Germanis
When Melissa Lockwood, DPM, and her husband, Scott Heape, established Heartland Foot and Ankle Associates (HFAA), they treated it like their first child, keeping to the philosophy of treating both the staff and the patients like family.
Now, while raising a pair of their own children, Melissa and Scott are discovering how to create a balance between the family they created in the workplace and the one they have at home.
- Written by Leta Gail Doerr
Balsamic vinegar is an artisan product from Modena, Italy, and has been around since the Middle Ages. Although it was not until the 1970s when balsamic vinegar first debuted in the United States, thanks to chefs and American tourists visiting Italy who returned home and began building awareness of this flavorful delight. Today, balsamic vinegar is available worldwide in specialty stores and supermarkets.
- Written by Abby Cervantes
Expectant mothers are offered many different recommendations throughout their pregnancy to help improve the health of both mother and baby. It is sometimes hard for parents to truly understand what these recommendations are for and how they will benefit the care during pregnancy as well as the future health of the mother and/or baby.
- Written by Michelle Pawley
Most people have heard of Acupuncture to alleviate a plethora of painful conditions as well as boost the immune system. But there is a lot of confusion and mis-information regarding this practice. Following are some of the questions that I am most often asked.
- Written by Martin Ross
As a working mom with two spirited dogs, Jodie Faulkner appreciates the value of a “family-friendly” home environment. Upholstery should not make homeowners anxious, she insists.
- Written by Katie Stelle-Mardis
Most parents want what’s best for their children. And we know how important the first five years are for a child’s development. When it comes to early learning, many parents wonder if a play-based program is as good as one that is primarily academic based. In general, a play-based program allows children to choose their activities according to their interests while an academic based program is more teacher directed.