Active JAX

With Delta’s non-stoppers to Jacksonville, Florida, you can pull out of your driveway at 8 a.m. and make it to a beach yoga class at noon, grab a smoothie for the road and spend the afternoon kayaking with manatees through the peaceful salt marshes Talbot Islands State Park. Plan on a few stops on the Jacksonville Ale Trail en route…

Mother and Daughter both agree: Woodhouse put the AAH in Spa

When my 20-year-old daughter called from college to say she couldn't wait to spend her long winter break at home, I did a victory dance, thankful for her decision to hang out with dear old mom and dad. I wanted to plan something special so called Woodhouse Day Spa. Pam Poucher, general manager, sent suggested treatments and Molly and I…

Burn Boot Camp Lights Up Fitness Scene

They say it takes 66 days to form a new habit, and millions of people promised themselves that 2017 would be the year of personal fitness. However, motivation is easily lost; old habits die hard. Only around 8% of those who resolved diet and exercise have stuck with it into this early spring month.

When Medical Docs Turn to Chiropractors

Not long ago, the medical, chiropractic and insurance industries were at odds and now two of the three are on the same page and have great respect for each other. Increasingly chiropractor’s waiting rooms are full of medical doctors and nurses all of whom are embracing this alternative option — and thankful for the chiropractic treatment. “One of the basic…

Giving Back is Doctor’s Orders

The extraordinary happens every day at Northside Hospital. Much of that great work is enriched by the efforts of the Northside Hospital Foundation. The Northside Hospital Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to Northside Hospital and the communities it serves. Last year, more than 4,500 Northside volunteers donated more than 47,000 hours of their time to more than 100…

Restoring Confidence

Would you be surprised to learn that women would prefer gaining weight to losing their hair, especially if it’s permanent hair loss? Weight can be lost, but when hair’s gone, it’s gone. 

Get Automated

With summer here and my mind as well as body lagging far behind, I was overjoyed to learn there was a newly opened Planet Beach Automated Spa located in Dunwoody Village.  Always one intrigued by something new, I thought  an automated spa sounded like just what my pale, end-of-school year, worn-out-self needed.