Fall Fun

Summer may be seen as the outdoor season, but autumn also offers lots of opportunities for outdoor fun. Try some of these family activities, and fill your kids' senses with delight.

Spring Cleaning Project

As the clocks spring forward, it’s a perfect time to move forward on planning your spring cleaning projects. One task that finds its way onto many spring cleaning “to-do” lists is organizing a space in the home. Before tackling any big organizing project, it’s important to take these important steps first!

New Year’s (re)Solutions

2018 came and went, much like those caloric holiday leftovers that no longer loiter around in the fridge. Then so it is, with a renewed feeling of resolve for a better year onward, we yet again vow—for “realsies” this time—to follow through with our new year’s pledges. For better chances of success this year, identify what you can do to improve your…

Turkey Day Workout

 Banded Front Raise  Bent Low Row  Hollow Hold Chest Press

Living a Healthy & Fulfilling Life is My Passion

 Article and Photography  Fariha Sehyr Bhatti, M.D.  Family and Internal Medicine, Wellstar Vinings Health Park

Reclaiming Speech is my Passion

“I love my job. I’ve known I wanted to work in speech pathology since high school. My best days with patients are when I can see they’re as excited about their growth as I am. Knowing that their life has improved since we started working together is the most rewarding part.” 

Healthy Hearts are My Passion

“I always knew I wanted to be a doctor. My mom was a nurse, so she exposed me to health care from an early age. In medical school, I fell in love with the heart.”

More Than a Job: Medicine is My Passion

“I love working here at Vinings Health Park. The facility is beautiful, the other doctors are always helpful and the patients are a joy. Completing my residency at WellStar Atlanta Medical Center made the transition very smooth.”

Healthy Kids are My Passion 

It is a joy to take care of healthy children and to help parents when they have questions regarding their child's development, then to start the detective work to properly identify what's wrong with a child when they are sick. They sometimes cannot exactly communicate what they’re feeling, often have no filter and are almost always unpredictable. Every day is…

Maximum Physical Potential Is My Passion

Helping my patients achieve their maximum physical potential is my passion. It is important for all of us to maintain a healthy lifestyle to help reduce the risk of injury, especially as we age. As a physical therapist, I work with many different types of people with varied goals and backgrounds. There is no “cookie cutter” individual; therefore your goals…

Best Health and Wellness

Dr. Jarret Manning offers patients a comprehensive list of general, restorative and cosmetic dental services designed to meet the needs of the entire family, from children 2 years of age and up to adults and seniors. Services include porcelain veneers, dental implants, Zoom! teeth whitening and more.

Healthy Pregnancies Are My Passion

"Helping my patients have healthy pregnancies is my passion. I'm seven months pregnant (at the time of the interview) with my second child and eating healthy and working out are very important to maintaining a healthy pregnancy,” said Sekeyta Hall, M.D. an OB/GYN for WellStar Medical Group. “Working out consistently keeps my energy level up and helps me to maintain…

Recognizing and Treating ADHD

"Often parents get frustrated with children because they think their child is not listening or they are being lazy. Most children really want to please their parents and most children really want to do well."

Grocery Store Tour Offers Healthy Insights

We’ve all done it. In line to check out in the grocery store, you glance into the cart and say, “Why did I put those potato chips in there? What was I thinking?”

Best of Smyrna/Vinings: Healthcare Professionals (Adults)

Anyone who has moved to a new neighborhood knows that one of the first things to do is to find a good doctor and dentist. No matter how long you have lived here, consider yourself a newbie and go explore our wonderful community of healthcare professionals for adults.

Beat the Heat

Outdoor fun in the sun is imperative in the summer. The days are long, the sun is hot, and it is the perfect time for extended vacations, maybe even a trip to the lake or the beach. While fully enjoying all that summer has to offer, here are a few tips to beat the heat and stay safe this summer.

Adjusting to Spring

HP Spine Center, located at 2424 Herodian Way in Smyrna, was founded in 1951 by Dr. J.K. Humber. From the start, the mission has been to “serve God by helping his people find health and hope.” “We have three doctors in the clinic and we’re all like-minded in that we see this clinic as our mission field,” says Dr. Parkerson.…