Creating a dental connection

Andara Puchino

After more than 20 years in private practice, alumna Amanda Friesen is bringing dental hygiene services to some of our most vulnerable citizens. Amanda Friesen (Dental Hygiene 2000) got braces when she was 10 years old. Unlike many children, she remembers it as a happy occasion. “I wasn’t the least […]

Farmz Asia Founders Announce 2023 IPO of Revolutionary Nutrition Tech

Andara Puchino

Singapore, Singapore–(Newsfile Corp. – April 15, 2022) – Singapore-based Health EduTech company Farmz Asia has announced its intention to go public in 2023. Co-founders Mark Leong and Ooi Mun(Aimin) have spent six years creating health programs that don’t rely on pharmaceutical drugs. (Link to Image: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1KTPEvwqbUg5mVUO2QTEQ78lRUIZMfwQn/view?usp=sharing ) Currently valued at […]

10 Questions for CrossFit Beginners

Andara Puchino

Honestly, hanging with a group of CrossFitters can feel like hanging with a group of doctors. (No shade, y’all!). The special lexicon, niche references, and insider terminology make the convo, at best, tough to relate to and, at worst, totally over your head. As such, it might feel impossible to […]

Are vegan dogs healthier?

Andara Puchino

A study from Australian and UK researchers published today has examined the relationship between dog diets and various health indicators, concluding – perhaps surprisingly – that a vegan diet may in fact be the healthiest option. Why are we talking about vegan dogs? With increasing awareness of the environmental and […]

New Employment Laws in Maryland – Paid Family and Medical Leave, Expanded Definition of Harassment, Disability Accommodations and More (and a Webinar!)

Andara Puchino

The Maryland General Assembly’s 2022 session ended at midnight on Monday, April 11. There were a number of bills passed of significance to employers, including the creation of a paid family leave program, an expanded definition of illegal harassment, an extension of the statute of limitations for employment discrimination and […]

Another look at the Dirty Dozen

Andara Puchino

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Did you ever think that strawberries, spinach and kale would be called “filthy”? Or leafy green vegetables “repeat offenders”? That’s exactly how these especially nutritious fruits and vegetables are described in a recent article in USA Today. What’s the reason for this scandalous charge? A nonprofit […]

How to pick the best Sydney gym for you

Andara Puchino

Circuit Style Gyms Think F45, Orange Theory or any gym that specialises in outdoor training or bootcamps, whereby there is a small amount of equipment designed to fit a wide range of experience levels, strength levels and fitness levels. These sorts of facilities are often far more social in nature and […]

How to eat a vegan Mediterranean diet: A complete guide

Andara Puchino

Is a vegan Mediterranean diet something that you’ve considered? Plant-based diets have been praised for their wide-ranging health benefits, particularly in relation to cardiovascular disease, metabolic issues and cancer. But is it possible to eat a vegan Mediterranean diet? The Mediterranean diet is universally considered to be one of the […]