Rise and Shine

According to The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, research into acupuncture as a medical treatment has grown wildly over the past 20 years, increasing at twice the rate of research into conventional biomedicine. A wide variety of clinical areas have been studied, including pain, cancer, pregnancy, stroke, mood disorders, sleep disorders and inflammation of muscles and joints. As the studies continue to be…

Stress and the Skin: Psoriasis, Eczema and Rashes

As if you needed one more thing to worry about: your skin, hair and nails can be directly affected by the amount of daily stress you’re experiencing. How is that possible? Stress can cause a chemical reaction or defense response in your body. It can also make it harder for skin irritations and diseases to heal.

How to Be an Effective and Supportive Long-Distance Caregiver

Loving a senior from far away can pull at your heartstrings. Too often, you might feel you are hindered by the miles between you and unable to provide the kind of care you would in person. However, there are many ways you can bridge the distance, ensuring your loved one has the necessary support for good health and quality of life.…

New Year, New Body, New You

At My Personal Trainer, owner and trainer Eric Schaefer has been showing his clients for years how they can transform their bodies with just two 20-minute workouts per week. Sounds too good to be true, I know. But it isn't. 

Become a Stronger You

 Article Emily Shea  Whether you're still aiming to perfect your physique or just want to get in a quick sweat before hitting the pool, this workout will leave you feeling stronger than ever. With a variety of upper body, lower body and core movements, no muscle is left behind. Take the workout up a notch by adding weight to the…


We don’t grow when things are easy. We grow when we have to overcome challenges. This alone is reason enough to exercise. Forget about the crop tops and short shorts. Most of us have moved past the “bikini as my goal” motivation, thank goodness. By all means, rock it if you got it, but also, show off that incredible resting heart…

Are you addicted to sugar?

Have you ever uttered these words? My diet starts TODAY. I’ll start exercising TODAY. Yet by the end of the day, it begins to sound more like, MAYBE TOMORROW. Most of us have been there when trying to lose weight and get fit. You probably feel tired and lacking in motivation to accomplish those goals; however, it’s no longer a…

Millennium Makes a Difference

There is a certain manner about Dr. Trish Strazar, owner of Millennium Rehabilitation, that reflects her passion for helping people. As she gestured to the gym in the renovated Hinckley home where Millennium is located, there was a twinkle in her eye. “This room was added onto the pre-existing house,” she explains as her staff members buzzed busily around the…

Healthy Lifestyle with Health Markets

This year, make it your resolution to begin exploring insurance options immediately. Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), forgoing insurance is punishable by tax penalty. Enrollment is only open through January 31, and the experts at Health Markets Insurance Agency in Medina warn against waiting.

We Love Laser Therapy

Luciana McCartney has always had a passion for holistic health. However, she would not discover her passion for laser therapy until she was searching for the best way to help her husband quit smoking several years ago.

Hendricks Family Dentistry

As soon as you walk through the doors of Hendricks Family Dentistry, you feel at home. The newly remodeled, state-of-the-art office is clean, comfortable and filled with a team of dental professionals who are prepared to care for you with a customized plan that addresses your dental needs and budget. Dr. Jamison Hendricks and team pride themselves on taking meticulous…

Health Care Made Simple

Optimum health in the New Year begins with good quality healthcare. But finding the right health care insurance can be a confusing process. Licensed insurance agent Patrick Althof of HealthMarkets Insurance Agency is aware of the frustration and uncertainty we experience when choosing the right healthcare for our needs and budget.