Health & Wellness

Moving Day Philly: A Walk to Stamp Out Parkinson’s

Moving Day Philly: A Walk to Stamp Out Parkinson’s

Take  a break from the Ice Bucket challenge and join the largest community event in the Greater Philadelphia region supporting people with Parkinson’s disease, their families and care-partners. Moving Day® Philly is a collaborative effort between the National Parkinson Foundation and The Parkinson Council. This event is a day of joining together to raise awareness […]

Summer Smoothie Recipes

Summer Smoothie Recipes

Smoothies can be found everywhere today, from small corner organic shops to super chain’s such as McDonald’s, Wawa, Starbucks. We aren’t complaining because we love a cold fruity smoothie, especially on a hot summer day or when there just isn’t quite enough time for lunch. Smoothies are super easy to make at home with a […]

5 Ways to Prevent Gum Disease

5 Ways to Prevent Gum Disease

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one out of every two American adults aged 30 and over has periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease. If left untreated, gum disease leads to tooth loss and is actually the most common cause of tooth loss among adults. Research also shows that gum disease […]

Hoarding in Philly: Seymour’s Story

Hoarding in Philly: Seymour’s Story

Seymour, a Vietnam veteran and retired orthopedic surgeon, who said surgery was his passion, is now living in utter filth and infestation. A once reputable, local professional, and very intelligent man is suffering from the condition of hoarding, living among what he calls a “graveyard of junk”. In the show’s history, Seymour’s home had the […]

The Starter Mom: Fighting the Fake Flu

The Starter Mom: Fighting the Fake Flu

by Nicole Loughan Despite up to date flu shots, my children and I found ourselves holding our hair back praying to the porcelain goddess last week. I wondered why this terrible flu had happened to us? This rhetorical question usually just lingers, but this time, I had a chance to get answers and took it. […]

Heart of Style Tour Invites the Women of Philly

Heart of Style Tour Invites the Women of Philly

On Monday, February 3rd, Philadelphia residents are invited to stop by the Heart of Style Tour bus at Burlington from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., to experience a fun and informative women’s oasis, complete with plush comfortable seating and stylish décor. Experienced heart health professionals will be available to provide complimentary heart health screenings, consisting […]

Join Us This Movember

Join Us This Movember

Knowledge is Power, Mustache is King. Join Us in supporting the Movember initiative, where men are encouraged to support a mustache for the month of November to show their support for men’s health related issues. The fella’s over at Movember are creating fun, innovative ways of raising awareness to keep men suffering from prostate cancer […]

How EVERYONE can Feel Great in a Bathing Suit

How EVERYONE can Feel Great in a Bathing Suit

by Allison Riney Every year, thousands of women across the country spend months overworking and under-nourishing their bodies to achieve the ever-elusive “perfect bikini body.” I would be a hypocrite if I said I didn’t strive to be healthy. It feels great to eat a balanced diet! I have even grown to love working out! […]

Philly’s Most Happening Hospital Hosts Seminars on Weight Gain After Surgery

Philly’s Most Happening Hospital Hosts Seminars on Weight Gain After Surgery

Join Happening List winner for Best Hospital, Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals for free seminars on Weight Gain after Bariatric Surgery. As people become increasingly aware of the weight loss and the other health benefits associated with bariatric surgery, one aspect can be overlooked: the risk to gain the weight back after surgery. “Weight regain after bariatric […]

The Starter Mom: Beating The Baby Belly

The Starter Mom: Beating The Baby Belly

by Nicole Loughan I can’t wait until I can be counted among the ranks of the overweight again. It is such an improvement over my current status as part of the obesity epidemic. I have been carrying extra weight since July 30th, 1980. I was born nine pounds three ounces, two pounds over my ideal […]