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Sisters Network Hosts a Breast Cancer Conference

June 29, 2017

The Sisters Network National African American Breast Cancer 10-City National Conference Tour made its stop in Greensboro on June 24 to spread awareness about the disease. The Sisters Network Greensboro affiliate chapter hosted the event at the Sheraton Convention Center. The National Sisters Network Inc., began in 1994 and has more than 40 chapters in […]

Loneliness can make you sick

June 23, 2017

Have we got it all wrong? We all know that relationships are important. Some recent studies have shown that those who are lonely have more viruses and thus have more illness and in the long run are less healthy. Is there evidence that we can see in our brains that helps us know this? Dr. […]

TV watching is the worst type of sitting

June 16, 2017

So many people are trying to take better care of their bodies by eating right and exercising. Some are building periods of exercise into their days while others have the ability to go and exercise before, during or after work. More employers have recognized that a healthier work force means a decrease in the cost […]

It’s a Matter of Your Health

June 9, 2017

We all want to look as great as we can. When we look in the mirror we want to make sure that all hairs are in place, no hems are loose and that we have an overall pleasing look. Some of us long for the body we had when we were young and generally more […]

Fitness trackers: Good but not perfect

June 1, 2017

The fitness tracker craze is very strong and seems to be getting stronger. It seems to be a sign that we as Americans are hopefully getting into a good space as we work on our physical fitness. The trackers, at one time, were quite bulky and unattractive. Well, that has been addressed. Developers have invented […]

The importance of good blood pressure

May 30, 2017

As we go about this world we are all reminded that there are certain things we should be doing to maintain our health. We all strive to have that beautiful green yard this time of the year with beautiful flowers. They do not come without effort. The yard must be tended with fertilizing the soil, […]

Be cautious with pain medications

May 19, 2017

The weather is getting warm and a lot of people will restart activities not seen since the fall. That lawn beckons, household repairs seem to pop up and those who require the warmth to exercise will all start up again. I will start to see those weekend warriors hit our office doors. They use and […]

Take care to avoid food poisoning

May 5, 2017

The warmer months of the year have arrived and it is this time of year that I typically see more cases of foodborne illnesses or food poising. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) states that anybody can get food poising but most people do not think about it until they or someone they […]

Preventing hearing loss

April 27, 2017

You are sitting down talking to a friend or a family member and they are constantly asking you to repeat what you just said. Not only is it aggravating to you and the person with the hearing problem, it stops the easy flow of communicating. Dr. Jennifer Derebery of the House Ear Clinic and Institute […]

Take precautions when flying with medical conditions

April 21, 2017

It comes without a doubt that with our increasingly mobile society, traveling may occur anytime of the year but the warmer months of the calendar usually seem to see the majority of the traveling. Remember that traveling with the elderly or those with medical problems can make the journey much harder. There are times when […]

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