HEALTH

Youth Runaways: Causes, Signs, Prevention and What to Do If They Flee

A staggering one in seven kids between the ages of 10 and 18 will run away, according to a report by the National Conference of State Legislatures. More concerning, it’s a spur of the moment decision for more than seventy percent of runaways, reveals the National Runaway Safeline. For that reason, parents often see little, […]

Beauty Spotlight: Christina M. Dipietro

Christina M. DipietroAVP Portfolio Relationship Manager What is your biggest beauty splurge that you deem necessary?   I try to get at least 8 hours of sleep and drink lots of water. What is your workout pick?  Evening walks with my mini-Aussie, Izzy, and 4-5 days at the gym (45 minutes on the elliptical and […]

The Dental Connection for January-Febraury 2021

Top-Rated Area Dental Professionals All of us who live and work in Northern Virginia are extremely fortunate to have top dental practitioners who have chosen this area to deliver their quality services. Whether you are looking for a dentist specializing in smile makeovers, dental implants, or oral & maxillofacial surgery, you can trust the individuals […]

Hidden Gem in Vienna: Malisse Skin Bar

Tucked away in a group of brick office buildings on Church Street in Vienna, you will find Malisse Skin Bar. I have driven by these cookie-cutter buildings dozens of times and never thought to investigate. I was told about a Master Aesthetician named Mali Amini in Vienna. She was named the Best Aesthetician in the […]

Early Intervention & Pre-orthodontic Screenings

Airway development is one of the most crucial aspects to a child’s overall health. Early intervention is the best approach to deficient craniofacial growth that affects sleep, tooth alignment and the space allotted for the tongue. Airway improvement has shown to improve the quality of sleep and treat obstructive sleep apnea.  And obstructive sleep apnea […]

A Day Just for Mom: Mother’s Day Celebrations and Gifts She’ll Treasure

The role of mothers in shaping their daughters’ and sons’ lives is unsurpassed. Mothers teach us to love, be strong, be confident, persist, live life to its fullest, and be the best we can be. “I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.”  —Mitch […]

The Dental Connection for January-Febraury 2021

Top-Rated Area Dental Professionals All of us who live and work in Northern Virginia are extremely fortunate to have top dental practitioners who have chosen this area to deliver their quality services. Whether you are looking for a dentist specializing in smile makeovers, dental implants, or oral & maxillofacial surgery, you can trust the individuals […]

Diagnosing and Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea

As everyone knows, poor sleep quality can cause one to feel fatigue during the day. But did you know that sleep quality can be affected by heavy snoring, choking, gasping or breathing cessation during the night? Sleep-disordered breathing can cause you wake up often during the night and is characterized by recurrent episodes of upper […]