When ovarian cancer strikes

"Months after the diagnosis, I realized I did have subtle symptoms but I ignored them," admits Michele Helene Piepoli. "Now I always tell women, listen to your body! Be aware of the subtle signs, it is better to investigate than to regret." This is also a motto of the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance and survivors everywhere.

Peering into Lapeer 

Trying to eat healthy can be a real challenge when dining out, but we found it easy at the new Alpharetta seafood restaurant, Lapeer. Inspired by the coast, this pretty spot creates an elevated beach feel with contemporary decor, serving fresh seafood.

OM at Home

Grey Owl Mind-Body Studio in Johns Creek offers a variety of adult, kids and family classes including mat yoga, aerial yoga, qigong/tai chi, meditation, dance and family yoga. We asked them to share a few of their favorite poses.

Restoring Hair and Confidence

John Williamson hadn’t realized he was losing his hair until his wife took pictures of him at a brownie-eating contest at a festival. His head was down, and he came face-to-scalp with his thinning hair.

Veins 101

 Article David Martin, RN, CEO, VeinInnovations  If there are symptoms, such as leg pain, aching, tiredness, swelling, skin changes, burning, or cramping, and a venous ultrasound shows refluxing veins, then the carrier will usually pay for treatment.  VeinInnovations also offers 12-month, interest-free payment plans. VeinInnovations has offices in Sandy Springs and Johns Creek. VeinInnovations.com  Summertime means shorts and swimsuits. Our team…

Considering Ketamine

For those who struggle with depression or pain, oftentimes getting lukewarm results with their current 
medication, Ketamine might be the answer. Widely used in hospitals for anesthesia, it is on the World Health Organization’s list of essential medicines and was approved for use by the FDA in 1970.

Are You Summer Ready?

Summer officially kicks off June 21, when days get longer and the sun’s rays get stronger. We asked some local experts the latest and most effective ways to protect, improve and repair our skin, hair and body for a smooth-sailing summer.

Entrepreneur for Your Good

JCL: Tell us about your business. LB: LyfeWell leverages science and technology by bringing healing to those who are suffering from a wide variety of health conditions through the application of an alternative medicine wellness approach, capable of providing them a pain-free, better quality of life. We are proud to announce the opening of a one-of-a-kind wellness center based in…

Gotta Run Kids Sets the Pace

What started as a father-son training session on the track has bloomed into a year-round youth running group that’s gaining traction at a rapid pace and setting records around town. Gotta Run Kids and Great Strides work to familiarize children with running, along with all the sport’s positive results. Greg Patterson, founder, utilized his background in running to train his…

Blues Be Gone

Following the fun and festivities of the holiday season, mild depression or mental distress is common as many people find it difficult to get back into their normal daily lives. This is commonly referred to as holiday blues or post-holiday syndrome. It’s not unusual for a person suffering from the blues to behave erratically for the first few weeks after…