| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Lose 10 pounds in a week! Such are the claims of popular diets featured in magazines, books and on the Internet, which appeal to a growing number of people trying to battle the bulge.
"People are spending more money on weight loss; it's a huge industry,...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 12:36 PM
This Saturday you can get some medical tests for FREE.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem is offering blood pressure and cholesterol screenings. They're also doing vision, glaucoma, and diabetes testing as well as checking hearing and...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 10:45 PM
Ever since ice formed on the ground, Lena Schornack is afraid to go out and get her mail.
The 86-year-old lives in a condominium on the east side of Aberdeen and is afraid of slipping on the ice and hurting herself. Her mail is not delivered to her...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Q: I am 17 years old and was recently diagnosed with osteoporosis due to anorexia. I am hesitant to start taking a drug for osteoporosis because it seems that it can have bad side effects.
Have you heard about any natural remedies? I have seen a few...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Can you add years to your life by making smarter food choices? Yes! There are many variables involved in how long you live, but by following a healthy lifestyle, staying active and eating a nutrient-packed diet, you can help slow the aging process and...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:43 AM
This is the first of a two-part series updating women of all ages on the use of hormones.
It is a pleasure to be back putting pencil to paper with good news for women going through "the change."
A Global Consensus Statement, hot off the press in the...
| May 18, 2013
What is gluten?
Gluten is a protein that is found in certain grains, including wheat, barley and rye and triticale (a cross between wheat and rye).
What problems prompt people to avoid gluten?
Gluten causes inflammation of the small intestine in...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:30 AM
If you want to preserve your bones as you age, don't skimp on vitamin-K rich foods, like deep-green vegetables. While we usually think of calcium--found in dairy products, greens, and fortified products like soy products--as the main nutrient essential...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Upcoming Public Government Meetings
- Lincoln County Board of Education: 6:30 p.m. May 9 at the Board of Education office
- Lincoln County Public Library Board: 12 p.m. May 13 at the Lincoln County Public Library
- Lincoln County Fire Protection...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:19 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Now there are 135.
That's how many medical tests, treatments and other procedures - many used for decades - physicians have now identified as almost always unnecessary and often harmful, and which doctors and patients should...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:18 PM
I’ve got to dedicate this weeks column to one of my hardest working clients, Joellen Allenberg. She is 60 years old but outworks many of my younger clients.
She has become super strong since we started working together, and regularly cycles 30-...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:56 PM
RESEARCH OVERWHELMINGLY SHOWS THAT REGULAR EXERCISE LOWERS THE RISK FOR MANY DISEASES, ENHANCES THE FUNCTIONING OF VIRTUALLY EVERY PHYSIOLOGICAL SYSTEM IN THE HUMAN BODY AND IMPROVES PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING. UNFORTUNATELY, FEWER THAN 40 PERCENT OF...