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Toenail Fungus, Tips to Prevent and Treat

June 26, 2017

Toenail Fungus Toenail fungus is a pesky problem that is easier to ignore in the winter when socks and shoes are common but not so easy in the summer months when we want to wear flip flops.  It can be embarrassing and a real annoyance to look at.  If you… Read More

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Poison Ivy – Identification, Prevention and Treatment

May 18, 2017

Its springtime in Atlanta Georgia, and many of us find great joy to be outside planting flowers.  Our children are busy kicking the ball around in the backyard that often finds its way beyond the lawn and into the bushes.  To our dismay, many unwelcome weeds have already emerged before… Read More

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Affordable healthcare with BestHealth

April 12, 2017

BestHealth is in the news! Addressing a huge unmet need for affordable healthcare.   April 12th feature story in the Dallas New Era. Local Urgent Care Offers Community Inexpensive Healthcare Option When Lee Martin took his young son to the emergency room for a high fever in January, the bill… Read More

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5 Signs of Autism that Every Parent Should Know

April 5, 2017

April is national Autism month. According to the Autism Society, "Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability; signs typically appear during early childhood and affect a person’s ability to communicate, and interact with others." There is no known cause for Autism, but it is clear that the earlier… Read More

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Healthy Living Series: #3: Find your passion

March 29, 2017

My name is Chrystie Leonard and I am one of the owners of BestCare Now.  This year I turned 40 (Oh My!) but have found myself in the best shape of my life.  Feeling great hasn’t been an accident at all.  Finding your best you requires thoughtful planning and what… Read More

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Burn, Burn, Baby … A medical perspective on sunburns and how to avoid them.

March 27, 2017

You may have been caught indoors for the last couple of months, but as the weather turns warm, it is time to soak in some of that hot Atlanta sun. The sun makes us feel better (hello, Vitamin D!) but can be a danger to our skin. The CDC reports… Read More

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Healthy living series – #2: Daily Exercise

March 22, 2017

My name is Chrystie Leonard and I am one of the owners of BestCare Now.  This year I turned 40 (Oh My!) but have found myself in the best shape of my life.  Feeling great hasn’t been an accident at all.  Finding your best you requires thoughtful planning and what… Read More

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Healthy living series – #1: Eating right at 40 (and beyond!)

March 17, 2017

My name is Chrystie Leonard and I am one of the owners of BestCare Now.  This year I turned 40 (Oh My!) but have found myself in the best shape of my life.  Feeling great hasn’t been an accident at all.  Finding your best you requires thoughtful planning.  If you… Read More

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Ouch! Is it a Migraine or “just” a Headache? What to do?

March 3, 2017

by Dr. Jaime Recasens Migraines and headaches are both a real nuisance and can stop us from our daily routines. But there are some notable differences between the two conditions. Headaches are defined by mild to severe pain occurring typically on both sides of the head in the forehead, temples… Read More

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Spotting Pinkeye and Preventing it from Spreading

February 22, 2017

Pinkeye, also known as conjunctivitis, gets its name from a distinct pinkish hue in the eye. Conjunctivitis can affect one or both eyes and affects the mucous membrane that lines the eyelid and eye surface. Along with the pinkish color, an infected eye will often tear, swell, itch and ooze,… Read More