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Health and Beauty brought to you by Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.

    Dental Info You Need To Know

    Michelle_Linzy_SmallBy Michelle Linzy

    Maintaining good dental health is something children should learn at an early age – and parents can play a big part in that lesson.  With a few tips from the pros and knowing what to watch out for, parents can be sure their children will have strong teeth and develop good dental habits.  The top four concerns that dentists have about children’s dental health include:

    Healthy Bones And Why You Need Vitamin D

    By Pat News, RNC, NP, MSN

    The body is made up of over 200 bones and it is this framework, or skeleton, that supports and gives shape to the body while it protects the vital organs.  Contrary to a common misconception, bone is a living substance.  In fact, bone is one of the most active tissues in the body.  By a process known as remodeling, bone is constantly being broken down and rebuilt.

    A Little Sun Could Do You Good

    By Pat News, RNC, NP, MSN

    To sun or not to sun, is that the question?  Due to our fear of skin cancer, many of us hesitate to spend any time at all in the sun.  Yet, latest research has shown that this is resulting in a large number of men, women and children having a deficiency of this essential vitamin.

    Top Ten Benefits From Massage Therapy

    glenivy1By Michelle Linzy

    At Glen Ivy, there are an incredible amount of benefits that athletes will receive from massage therapy.  A list of the 10 most important benefits are listed below:

    1.      Increased flexibility = an advantage over the competition

    2.      Improves circulation = makes breathing easier and movement smoother

    Wii Games Make Therapy Fun At Henry Mayo Hospital

    WiiGamephotoIt is not uncommon to walk by the gym at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital’s outpatient therapy services and see a patient boxing, bowling, playing baseball or trying to balance on a platform.

    Physical therapists at Henry Mayo are using the Wii gaming system to facilitate coordination, balance and strength in a variety of patients and, in many cases, improving their recovery times.

    Become A Hot Yoga Instructor By Summer

    Yoga_classIf you have a love of yoga, a passion to help others, then becoming a Hot Yoga instructor may be the right path for you. Hot Yoga Haven’s Hot Yoga Certification program is quite exceptional and extremely practical.

    Free Spine Education Program Offered In Canyon Country

    khts_healthHenry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital’s free Spine Education Program is now offered at the Outpatient Physical Therapy’s location in the Golden Valley Plaza in Canyon Country (across from Lowes). The first class will be offered from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday February 22.

     

    New Year, New You- How To Have A Great Hair Day Every Day

    By Renee’ Kaehny

    Do you ever leave the salon saying to yourself, “my hair looks great, but it will never look like this again?”  You’ve just spent your hard-earned money for a beautiful cut and color, but most importantly, do you have the tools to re-create the look? Tools come in many forms, such as education! Did your stylist educate you on the best way to style your hair or which direction to blow-dry your bangs?