By Jamie C. Williamson, PhD Fall is the time when trees remind us how important – and beautiful—it can be to let things go. As the days grow shorter, trees sense the natural loss of light and undergo chemical changes that causes their leaves to shift from a green pigment to...
By Dr. Richard Chern, M.D. How often does this happen? You wake up but don’t feel rested. You won’t be productive so maybe just skip the day. You drag yourself out of bed and go through the motions. The goal is to get back home and end the day. You...
KultureCity has partnered with Gulf World to make the Marine Park and all of the programs and events that the venue hosts to be sensory inclusive. This new initiative will promote an accommodating and positive experience for all guests and fans with a sensory issue that visits the Marine...

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By Dr. Richard Chern, M.D. How are you handling life’s little frustrations? I know this article goes outside the immediate area, but I would bet everyone reading this article knows exactly how life in Destin has changed in the last ten years. I know for me, if there’s a bridge,...
By Jack Smith A new senior resource and placement service has recently opened in Panama City Beach. The Right Move started in Atlanta and has now expanded to Bay County. Making the decision to place a senior loved one is an incredibly difficult decision. Deciding where is even harder, I...
By Jamie C. Williamson, PhD The most frequently asked question for me is “How do I know whether I should get divorced, or keep trying?” Sadly, many married people remain in this ambivalent “Should I Stay or Should I go” state for years. During this time — which I call the Contemplative...
By Cindy Mulla, Beach Mosquito Control District, Public Relations/Education September, the final month of summer, sprints along into the beginning of new outdoor sporting activities and extraordinary events that continue throughout the autumn months. Students of all ages are diligently practicing and taking part in outdoor extra-curricular activities like cross country,...
By James Clauson, Director, BMCD It seems that spring had just sprung, but now it’s halfway through summer! Next month, school will be here, and we will be in the middle of hurricane season. We want to make sure that the residents of BMCD know that they are being served...
By Kay Leaman, Health Architect Do you know what the two most toxic plastics are that can be found in most kitchens today? Wait for it… plastic wrap and silverware. How many plastic storage containers do you have and how many of them come from restaurant leftovers, the deli or the...
By Dr. Richard Chern, MD Have you or a friend tried hormone therapy in the past and had no results or minimal results? Worse are the patients who have tried hormone therapy and had bad results. It’s not uncommon for us to hear this from patients who have tried hormone...