Over the Hill…In Style.

At the printing of this article, our Boise writer L. M. Florenzen actually made it through her 2nd Spartan Sprint this time in the Top 10 for her age group. If you know anything about fitness, you’ve probably done some cross training. This is synonymous with Reebok. If you have heard of Reebok, then you know they sponsor the annual…

Easy Tips to Keep Kids Active this Summer

With the school year complete, kids are excited to relax after a year of hard work, learning and extracurricular activities. However, this may lead to the temptation of sitting on the couch watching TV or playing on a computer or mobile device.

Healthy Lifestyle

The Push-up. There is no movement better for building overall strength. Don't be intimidated; you don't need to be a Marine. Start with a modified version with your hands on your counter top. Do 10 of each variation, every day. Next week, increase it to 15. Week 3, try it on your knees. It takes less than 10 minutes a…

The Smile

As a full service dentist, focusing on cos-
metics, I often find myself caring more about my patient's teeth and oral health than they do. I have found there are many reasons people may not value their oral health. A few common reasons are; fixing dental problems can be expensive and insurance often falls short, treatments can be uncomfortable, and people…

For Your Health

When asked about prostate cancer screening or treatment, physicians, public health policymakers, patients and patients' loved ones often have firm opinions or utter confusion. Different professional medical organizations and federal government policy boards are all over the map on outlining their positions on this controversial topic. Prostate screening began in the early 1990s when the PSA test began being used.…

Worth Smiling About

Delta Dental of Idaho is the leading dental benefits carrier in the state, providing quality, affordable dental plans for both companies and individuals. We’re a not-for-profit organization working to improve the dental health of all Idahoans through our community outreach programs. Nationally, Delta Dental member companies provide coverage to more than 60 million Americans. For more information, visit our website…

Invest in Your Employees and They Will Invest in You!

Introducing the first LOCAL hands on, full service corporate wellness company. Created as a division of her company, Assessment Leaders, Cathy Light and her team in Idaho recognized a need in the Treasure Valley to help businesses keep their employees engaged and motivated. With the goal of building healthy work cultures, Be Well Perform Well™ was launched.

Fram Oil Filters and Dentistry

A few years ago there was an ad that ran with a trustworthy actor, hands oil stained and strong from years of service repairing his client’s vehicles which were essential to their daily lives. The tag line was “Pay me now or pay me later;” implying attention to maintenance and repair now would be less costly and troublesome than a…

Is Your Heart Telling You Something?

All too often, I see patients in my office who say they wish they had "come in earlier" or "paid more attention" to their irregular heartbeat. Atrial Fibrillation, also known as A-Fib, is the most common form of heart rhythm disturbance. Currently, it affects 6-7 million Americans nationwide and more than 10,000 people in the Treasure Valley alone. A lot…

Become the MacGyver of Self-Esteem

Self esteem is a powerful tool that can influence the world around us, creating the life we desire. We should properly nurture and cultivate it. We use our self esteem as a framework to create boundaries and to set a certain standard in society. It is our foundation for inner peace, balance and growth. If self esteem is too high, we are considered…

Horse Sense Ability

Diana Lincoln-Haye doesn’t horse around when treating her clients. Lincoln-Haye MS, LPC, NCC has loved and lived around horses her entire life. She trained and used them on her family’s cattle ranch in Kimberly, Idaho for 27 years, so it was natural that when she became a counselor she would use them in therapy with her clients. She helped raise…