Dr. Oz –yes, that Dr. Oz – recently surprised a room packed full of health and beauty bloggers and editors who were attending an event sponsored by the Global Wellness Institute in New York City.
The summit, hosted at the uberhip Steelcase building near the Time Warner Center, highlighted such healthful trends as wellness tourism, lifestyle real estate and all things beauty, fitness and sleep– all subjects which America’s favorite doctor is extremely well versed.
He was pretty hyped up about sleep or lack thereof on this particular snowy AM. Dr. Oz reported deets from the Great American Sleep Survey which tracked sleep among 20,000 people — totaling 1.5 million nights of sl
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Oral care is non-negotiable, and comprehensive mouth maintenance has been linked to overall health. “So many people are concerned about diet and exercise, yet they fail to take proper care of their teeth and gums,” explains cosmetic dentist Dr. Brian Kantor of Lowenberg, Lituchy & Kantor in New York City. “There’s a definitive connection between gum disease and higher rates of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and more. A healthy mouth leads to a healthy body, and it’s never too late to start,” he says.
In addition to brushing twice a day, you should be flossing and using an antiseptic rinse once a day, and Dr. Kantor also offers these tips for maximizing oral health—and y
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When TANGLE TEEZER launched their innovative detangling hairbrush, it altered the way we brushed our hair forever. Hailed as ‘life changing’ and made for all hair types, the hairbrush delivered a stroke of genius with its revolutionary teeth configuration and ergonomic design. Hair rage whipped up by knots and tangles become history, and smooth, shiny hair became the new normal.Whatever your hair type – wavy, straight, fine, curly, and even for those with extensions and weaves, Tangle Teezer will painlessly brush out tangles in both wet and dry hair and take precious minutes off your styling time.
Whatever your hair type – wavy, straight, fine, curly, and even for tho
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Choosing the right LASIK surgeon for your procedure is one of the most important decisions that you will make. Taking the time to find a highly qualified surgeon is important to protect your investment in excellent vision.
Step 1: Gather Initial Intel
The first step is to ask friends and family members who have had LASIK about their surgeon. Would they recommend him or her? Why or why not? Your eye or primary care doctor may also have names of local surgeons who perform LASIK to share. This exercise should help generate a list of several potential LASIK surgeons.
Step 2: Perform Some Online Sleuthing
Once you have an initial list of names, it’s time to evaluate the surgeon’s cred