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Ask Henry

Ask Henry

HENRY ANSWERS ALL YOUR PET-RELATED QUESTIONS… Q: I have been noticing this black dust in my pet’s fur and my friend says it is flea dirt. What is flea dirt? A: Flea dirt appears as small, black specks on your pet’s fur and is a surefire way to know that your pet has a flea

Giving Girls A Foundation To Fly

Non-profit, Foundation to Fly empowers girls of all ages, to be confident, self-assured leaders By: Angela Veugeler For any parent, helping to guide your child through adolescence can be overwhelming. Most parents work hard to try to set their child up for success, but with so many outside influences, it’s easy to find yourself worrying

Tips for a Healthy Vacation

With summer just around the corner, thoughts of your next vacation may be fresh on your mind. Whether you love the beach, the mountains or exploring a new city, you will want to make the best of your trip, and that means staying healthy while you are away. For many vacation-goers, the addition of a

2017 Summer Adventure Guide

  Lanier Islands |    770.945.8787    |     LanierIslands.com At Lanier Islands you’ll find 1,500 acres of jam packed family fun. From luxurious accommodations at Legacy Lodge, LakeHouses or Villas to their wildly popular beach, boardwalk and entertainment district known as LanierWorld, there is something for everyone! At LanierWorld you can catch a giant

The Justise System

Fox TV’s hit show, MasterChef Junior, is back for its 5th season, and local Sugar Hill resident, Justise Mayberry, is already blowing the competition out of the kitchen. Thousands of kids, aged 8-13, from across the nation compete to earn a coveted spot in the Top 20. Those lucky few move forward to earn a

Family Matters

By Laura Lebovitz, LAMFT, Grow Counseling Summer can be a great time to focus on beings ocial and connecting with others. If your kid seems shy or is struggling to make or keep friends, then here are several ways you can help them increase their social skills and network of friends. Empathize then problem solve.

Sugar Hill Animal Hospital - Ask Henry

Ask Henry

Q: My family just relocated from Arizona and we need to find a new vet for our cat, Mr. Meow. How do we find a good vet? – Allison from Buford, GA A: Just because a vet is conveniently located or has sent you a coupon, does not always make them the best. A good way

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The Overlooked Trait that Kids Need to be Successful: RESILIENCY

Resiliency can be a game-changer for kids and can change the way they see disappointments and challenges completely.  By: Laura Lebovitz | LAMFT at Grow Counseling Resiliency is often an overlooked trait, but when kids are resilient they can better cope, and even thrive, when life gets hard. Kids who are resilient can easily develop strengths, hone in

Suwanee ENT - Managing Allergies

Managing Allergies

Suwanee ENT offers a variety of effective treatment options for eliminating allergy symptoms. By: Matthew T. Gill, MD, Suwanee EMT  Allergic rhinitis is a common condition where exposure to certain environmental substances causes an immune-mediated reaction in the nose and upper airway. Symptoms include itching of the eyes, ears, nose and throat, watery eyes, sneezing,

Write one Line

Write One Line

Writing Advocate, Scott Mawdesley preaches the practice of writing one line a day to bring clarity to your life By: Rachel Pillow The concept of “Write One Line” is so simple, yet seems so revolutionary at the same time. It is amazing how such a straightforward idea to literally write one line a day can

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Laboring Through the Pain

Nitrous oxide provides mothers a new pain relief option during labor. Mother-to-be, Sara Payne, crafted her birth plan beautifully, with natural child birth and no pain medicine at the top of the list. But after hours of painful contractions, the “au naturel” birth plan no longer seemed so appealing. Sara, like many expectant mothers, struggled

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Hear Clearly, Breathe Freely & Sleep Easy

Suwanee ENT offers both the diagnosis and the treatment for any issue related to ear, nose and throat health. By: Rachel Pillow | Photos by: Karl Lamb Dr. Matthew T. Gill recently opened the doors of Suwanee Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) in November of 2016 but has been practicing since 2011. A Suwanee resident

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2017 Health & Fitness Guide

Health and fitness are many people’s top new year’s resolutions each year; but sometimes knowing where to go or how to get started is the hardest part. So, we’ve done some of the legwork for you and sought out the best facilities in Suwanee, in order for you to become the best possible you in

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Suwanee Fitness Success Stories

How many times have you said, “This will be my year! The year I lose weight, eat healthily, fit into my “skinny” jeans?” Well, we want to help you make it your year and mean it this time. Sometimes all it takes is a little extra motivation, so we found some of Suwanee’s best success

Teaching Children to Express Gratitude

By: Laura Lebovitz | LAMFT at Grow Counseling As the holidays approach, one of the greatest gifts you can give your kids is to strategically develop their sense of gratitude. Rather than having the focus be on presents or parties, you have an opportunity to help them turn their attention to others and to cultivate a

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