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Smith Active Adult Center holds Open House and Wellness Fair

September 22, 2023

In honor of National Senior Center Month, Greensboro’s Smith Active Adult Center will host a free Open House and Health and Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, September 28. The event, which will highlight the center’s year-round offerings, is open to anyone ages 50 and older. Participants will be able to tour […]


Home blood pressure monitoring is a healthy practice

September 15, 2023

High Blood Pressure (HBP) or hypertension is a very common disease. We see more of it as people age and as people are less able to manage their weight. One of the best ways to take care of hypertension is to make sure you are taking your medication daily, decrease the salt in your diet, […]


Patients must be honest about marijuana usage

September 8, 2023

One of the most important things a patient should do is be totally honest with his/ her healthcare provider. As the world turns and there are more and more people using cannabis (marijuana), full disclosure is very important. This is doubly so as we see more older adults turn to cannabis to treat their anxiety, […]


A healthy lifestyle must begin in childhood

September 1, 2023

When I was a child, going outside and playing all day until the streetlights came on or the sun went down was my daily activity and that of many people growing up. We had good clean fun that involved playing hard with our brothers, sisters, cousins and friends. We got so dirty, we could actually […]


Can an increase in the ability to smell help cognition?

August 18, 2023

Your sense of smell is one of those things in life that we take for granted and only miss when it is gone. One’s sense of smell is enabled by Cranial Nerve No. 1, known as the olfactory nerve. This nerve, which is the shortest of the cranial nerves, originates in the cerebrum of the […]


Sleep is a necessary part of good brain health

August 11, 2023

Over the years, the common medical condition of snoring has been a punchline for many jokes. People often joke about how loud it is. For example, television viewers may have recently seen a commercial featuring a popular former basketball player and his actress wife discussing the benefits of a particular mattress company. At one point […]


Coffee can benefit one’s overall health

July 29, 2023

There seems to be a singular accord from many people in the morning. They claim they cannot talk to you, answer any questions, conduct any business, or even think until they have consumed their first cup of coffee. For those of us who are not coffee drinkers, this claim strikes the ear as an abusive […]


Call 988 for a suicide emergency

July 21, 2023

Life certainly has its ups and downs, and we are all certainly in the mix, trying to live our best lives and provide the best we can for the people in our lives and in our communities. Suicide is a very serious public health issue in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and […]


Ways to stay healthy while on vacation

July 14, 2023

The 2023 vacation season is now in full swing. For the past four years, many people were unable to travel during the COVID-19 pandemic and now the urge to travel is at an all-time high. As you make plans to take a dream vacation and get your travel on, take some time to make sure […]


Cone Health and N.C.A&TSU Convene Community Wellness Fair

July 13, 2023

Area healthcare organizations throughout the Greensboro community gathered on a rainy Saturday, July 8 to provide an overview of their services during “Building a Better You,” a community wellness fair sponsored by North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Department of Psychology and Cone Health Center for Health Equity. The event was held at Hayes […]


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