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Signs Your Child Might Have Dyslexia

By Clinton Courier | July 22, 2022

Every child develops differently. Of course, there are cognitive, social, language, and physical milestones we expect a child to reach during a certain period. Yet, all children experience being slower in some areas of their development while having some struggles in others. It’s crucial to give your kid room for mistakes and improvement, in particular,…

Stroke Prevention

Stroke prevention starts with smart lifestyle choices

By Clinton Courier | July 18, 2022

Every year in the United States, more than 600,000 people have a new stroke and 130,000 of those strokes are fatal. The American Heart Association states more than 795,000 people in the US have a stroke in a year. Stroke accounts for approximately 1 of every 19 deaths in the United States. According to the…

depression

What Is High-functioning Depression and How to Recognize Its Symptoms?

By Clinton Courier | July 1, 2022

Mental illness does not always have to be recognized and the person itself may be completely unaware that he/she has it. It is especially difficult to diagnose people with high-functioning depression, precisely because of that functionality. They are persons who will do everything the way it is expected, do their jobs, dedicate time to children,…

insurance

An In-Depth Look at Cancer Insurance Policies

By Clinton Courier | May 15, 2022

Cancer is a dreadful disease that takes a long time to treat; therefore, your standard health insurance might not be enough to deal with the medical expenses required to treat cancer. Since several conditions can trigger cancer, including family history and lifestyle choices, it’s essential to stay alert and get insured in the unfortunate event…

Environmental Dangers Your Family Must Watch Out For

By editor2 | February 23, 2022

If you have a family, you want to provide a safe and healthy lifestyle for them. This is why it is so important to work together to be aware of environmental dangers and protect your family from them. This is something that you and your partner need to do together. 40% to 50% of marriages…

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A Healthy Heart Begins with Prevention

By Clinton Courier | February 22, 2022

Heart disease continues to be the number one killer of both men and women in the U.S., causing more than 600,000 deaths every year. Early detection and prevention is key and the importance of knowing one’s risk factors begins with making – and keeping — a yearly checkup appointment with a primary care provider.  …

Expanding Your Mind At Home

By editor2 | February 10, 2022

The chance to expand your mind presents opportunities to grow, nurture yourself, learn new things, and try new experiences. The best part about expanding your mind is that you can also do it without leaving your home. Whether you’re looking for new ways to relax or hoping to find ways to reduce stress, you can…

What Does a Dental Staffing Shortage Mean for Patients?

By editor2 | January 24, 2022

It’s no secret that the U.S. has been facing staffing shortages since the COVID-19 pandemic, but one industry has faced a substantial shortage that could have a serious impact on American health: the dental industry. Since the pandemic, shortages in the dental health industry have grown exponentially. How will this shortage affect your ability to…

Apps that improve your mental health

By Clinton Courier | December 13, 2021

Over the last few years there has been a significant increase in awareness to mental well-being. A lot of this is possibly due to the entry of many mobile applications in the market which focus solely on mental health.   Having said that, despite the advanced technological age we live in, the growing awareness has…

Paige Atkinson

How to lead your child to Christ

By Clinton Courier | October 30, 2021

By Guest Columnist Paige Atkinson One of the greatest privileges we have as parents is to help our children come to a saving faith in Christ. Many parents feel like they do not quite know how or when to approach the topic of salvation, because they do not want to be pushy. They also worry…