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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 […]

Take it easy during the holiday season

November 9, 2018

I know people who are already cooking and preparing for the holidays. If I am honest, I will be getting those greens cooked and frozen soon myself. Since a famous singer started to make her sweet potato pies available, I have been letting Miss Pattie (Patti LaBelle) prepare them so I do not have to […]

As the use of supplements grows so does the concern

October 26, 2018

We last took a look at dietary supplements in October of 2015. At that time we marveled at how much money, over 30 billion dollars, was being spent on supplements. Well guess what? I should have invested some money in that field because it continues to grow larger and larger. Our concern back in 2015 […]

26th Annual Women’s Only 5K Walk & Run

October 12, 2018

The Women’s Hospital was surrounded by a sea of pink on October 6 for the 26th Annual Women’s Only 5K Walk & Run in Greensboro. Hosted by Cone Health, the annual walk is to raise money for breast cancer awareness. One in eight women will develop breast cancer over the course of their lifetime, according […]

Flu season is coming be prepared

October 5, 2018

According to health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC-P), there were about 80,000 deaths nationwide with over 900,000 hospitalizations resulting from last year’s flu season (2017-2018). North Carolina recorded 389 deaths. This made last year the worse flu season in decades. In an attempt to prevent a bad flu season from […]

Choose a Healthy Lifestyle

September 28, 2018

Living a healthy lifestyle that includes exercise and eating a nutritious diet is essential to maintaining one’s health. Most of us have an inkling of what we are supposed to do. For example, most parents try to instill in their children the importance of taking care of themselves. Oftentimes an appreciation for one’s health often […]

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