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Low dose aspirin’s health benefits questioned

March 22, 2019

So many people take supplements and medications over the counter like they are taking candy. They take them because they think they will help their health. They observe family, friends and coworkers taking these supplements and decide they should take them also. So many times there is a lack of critical thinking about the supplement […]


Is sleeping with the baby safe?

March 8, 2019

Is there anything more tragic than a parent losing their infant child? Thousands of infants in the United States die suddenly and unexpectedly every year while sleeping, often due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or accidental death from suffocation or strangulation. Bed-sharing or co-sleeping can be one cause of this heart-breaking situation but may […]


A review of the ways to show love of the heart

March 1, 2019

As the end of heart month approaches, we all need to remember that we must take care of our hearts all year round. So let us review a few of the ways you can show love to your heart. Some of this will be a review for some of you, but it is information worth […]


Medicaid changes to take effect

February 15, 2019

Most of North Carolina’s 2.1 million Medicaid recipients are likely unaware that the program is about to dramatically change. That’s because, for years, most of the activity to make the transformation has taken place in legislative hearings and departmental conference calls. But no longer. After years of planning, the changes to North Carolina’s Medicaid system […]


Sororities unite for women’s heart health

February 8, 2019

One in three women will be impacted by cardiovascular disease, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). This statistic is especially important for African American women whose risk is increased due to factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and diabetes. The AHA says that while nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can […]


Don’t make drastic changes with New Year’s resolutions

January 11, 2019

It is indeed wonderful to see so many people willing to make changes in their lifestyles at the beginning of the year. Taking better care of your body can only be a good thing. Be realistic in making your goals and be safe in caring for your body. Drastic changes may not be called for. […]


Caring for one’s health in the “Golden Years”

January 4, 2019

Adults aged 65 and older are one of the fasting growing groups in the U.S. Many are beginning to retire from full-time careers, spend more time with grandchildren, travel and just enjoy life. Getting older has its perks but it can also bring some challenges. Caring for your health is important at this age and […]


5 Tips for Staying on Track in the New Year

December 28, 2018

While many people often wish maintaining good health was as easy as following an equation, health doesn’t have a start or end date. Once the allure of the new year wears off, it can be easy to let those resolutions go by the wayside. When you focus on making small, positive changes, you can move […]


Make sure your holiday food is safe to eat

December 7, 2018

The Christmas and New Year’s holidays are wonderful times for families and friends to gather and enjoy great food. All this great food being prepared or transported to family gatherings and events makes food safety extremely important at this time of year. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sums up the key food safety […]


Social isolation is a major health concern in the elderly

November 30, 2018

The holidays are generally considered a wonderful time of the year. We look forward to meeting up with family and friends. We look forward to going to parties, giving and receiving gifts and seeing those important people in our lives that we do not get to see on a regular basis. It prompts us to […]


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