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  • Breast Self Exam and Cancer Facts

    We know the truth: Giving yourself a breast exam is the last thing on your mind as you cherish the few minutes of peace and quiet you get in the shower each day! The truth of it is, if you want to keep wearing your favorite bras, you’ll need to make sure that what fills them up is healthy. So next time you take a shower, take a minute to get to know yourself a little better.

  • Infographic: Baby Boomers Turn 50 Facts and Tips

    By the year 2015, 45% of the U.S. population will be 50 or older. However, staying healthy has become a prevalent trend for this age group. 82% of adults 50 and older use the Internet to research health and wellness. Since 1987, the amount of Americans heading to the gym age 55 and up has increased 266% (making it the fastest growing age group among gym members). Over the next decade, U.S. baby boomers will spend $1 trillion dollars on wellness-based services, a significant increase from the previous amount of $200 million.

  • Get the Feeling Back in Your Life with Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation

    In the U.S alone, more than 30 million women suffer from pelvic relaxation. Pelvic Relaxation is a condition resulting in a loss of sexual sensation and many times urinary incontinence. Usually, this loosening is the result of childbirth or trauma. In the past, women would dutifully perform hundreds of daily Kegel exercises and buy all sorts of gadgets to help tighten their vaginas, but mostly the result was no real improvement. Now women are discovering new and effective alternatives to tightening their vaginas and regaining control.

  • DOCTOR SPOTLIGHT: David L. Matlock, M.D., Cosmetic Surgeon

    David L. Matlock, M.D. Dr. Matlock has dedicated his entire cosmetic practice to Female Genital Plastic Surgery (Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation® and Designer Laser Vaginoplasty®) and liposculpturing (including Brazilian Butt Augmentation and VASER Hi Def Liposculpturing) thereby distinguishing himself as a highly specialized vaginoplasty surgeon with his office located in Los Angeles California he offers a vast amount of experience combined with education in the medical field.

  • What is the best way to handle postpartum depression?

    Mother with Postpartum Depression Photo - LocateADocPostpartum depression also referred to as PPD or postnatal depression is classified as a form of clinical depression which can affect men and women following childbirth. Studies show that incidence among mothers is between 5%-25% and 1%-10% among fathers up to the child’s first birthday. However, as much as 25% of fathers experience postpartum depression between three and six months after the birth of their child. The rationale behind the methodological differences is unclear.

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  • Image Of Woman Running Barefoot

    While the world of orthopedics may not completely endorse barefoot running, some studies have found it to be a beneficial form of exercise. Barefoot running advocates will tell you that this type of minimalist running strengthens the feet and ankles, resulting in fewer chronic conditions including it band syndrome, runner’s knee, shin splints, and other injuries.

  • Photo Of Man After Hair Transplant

    They say that men with a full head of hair command more respect, make more money, and get more dates. Now, one wouldn’t expect that an all-pro wide receiver felt he was lacking in any of those categories, but Denver Bronco Wes Welker certainly appreciates the advantages of a full head of hair. In the summer of 2012, when he was playing for the New England Patriots, the wide receiver underwent a hair transplant to remediate the hair thinning that most men experience as they age.