On Portrait Mode: Meet Gina Johnson — The Fine Art of Skincare

Gina Johnson knew she wanted to do something with her life that dealt with both beauty and with helping people. Twenty years into a hair styling career, she learned about becoming an esthetician — a profession that would transform her into a skin care specialist — and knew it sounded exactly like what she’d been wanting to do.  A Dream Achieved At the time, however, … Continue reading On Portrait Mode: Meet Gina Johnson — The Fine Art of Skincare

Put Some Spring in Your Step: Seasonal Produce

There’s something beautiful about the shifts in nature that occur from one season to another. How does a grey and muddy winter morph into the prosperous green of spring? It happens one little sprout and one sunbeam at a time. As the days get gradually warmer and longer, spring is preparing herself for a bountiful production of fruits and vegetables. It’s now our duty to … Continue reading Put Some Spring in Your Step: Seasonal Produce

What Do You Know About Multiple Sclerosis?

March—National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) month—is all about understanding MS. According to the National MS Society (NMSS), almost one million Americans have MS, and yet much is still unknown about the disease. Recognizing symptoms and risk factors can be critical to receiving an early diagnosis and intervention, which can greatly improve quality of life. What is MS? MS is a disease of the central nervous system … Continue reading What Do You Know About Multiple Sclerosis?

Shot in the Dark: Vaccine Recipients Share Stories

As we move from winter into spring, the question that everyone seems to be asking pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic is regarding the safety of current vaccines. After all, scientists and researchers are still learning about the virus and its long-term effects, as well as the vaccine.  When the vaccines were initially announced, there was understandably some fear from the American people because of possible … Continue reading Shot in the Dark: Vaccine Recipients Share Stories

Heads Up: The Migraine and Spine Clinic of Valdosta Feels Your Pain

If you’ve ever had to deal with a severe migraine then you know that they can negatively affect your entire day. And if you experience them on a regular basis, they can affect not only your day but your whole life, if not properly treated. According to MedlinePlus.gov, about 12% of Americans suffer from migraines, and women are 3 times more likely than men to … Continue reading Heads Up: The Migraine and Spine Clinic of Valdosta Feels Your Pain