Thursday, November 21, 2019

2020 Health Insurance Marketplace

Here are 5 things you need to know about the 2020 health insurance marketplace By Ashton Miller Last year, more than 11.4 million Americans enrolled in a Health...

Breast cancer survivor turns ‘pain into a purpose’

Mrs. North Carolina 2019 offers hope for others By Cliff Mehrtens As a two-time breast cancer survivor, Phaedra Pistone knows the physical pain involved with the disease. She...

5 key facts around the 2019-2020 flu season

Now’s the best time to get vaccinated By Cliff Mehrtens This flu season has the potential to be fierce, based on early reports from the other...

Do essential oils live up to their claims?

Essential oils may have their benefits, but proceed with caution Most of us have a friend or two who swear by essential oils. You may...

Repair of complex aneurysms has patients home in a day

Innovative procedure is effective and safer By Cliff Mehrtens John Pluchino needed surgery to repair an aortic aneurysm. For many patients, that’s major surgery resulting in days in...

Boy, 12, is awake for his brain surgery

Now he’s back to dirt bikes and hanging out By Cliff Mehrtens https://youtu.be/T7du8B2fKIQ Twelve-year-old Levi Raymond had surgery to remove a brain tumor. Amazingly, he was awake –...

Is spiked seltzer really healthier? Here’s your answer

And then there's those claims about hydration By Roland Wilkerson Drink of the summer? At the moment it appears to be spiked seltzer. Beverage companies are marketing...

E-cigarettes pose threat to users’ AND bystanders’ health

Cases of severe lung illness associated with e-cigarette use reported across nation By Kristen Barnhardt As e-cigarette use skyrockets in popularity, parents should know the risks...

Hidden toxins in lakes pose threat to your health

Algae kills North Carolina therapy dog; humans face risk, too By Kristen Barnhardt A string of tragic pet deaths across the U.S. linked to toxic algae found...

Mental health during college: A guide for students and parents

By Kayla Newsome How students and parents can get ready for the first year Starting college can be overwhelming as young adults prepare to be on...

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Local nonprofit hopes to deliver 1,100 Thanksgiving meals

Canned goods, frozen turkeys needed to reach goal Calling all turkeys! Local nonprofit Common Heart is seeking donations to provide 1,100 frozen turkeys with all...

Local nonprofit hopes to deliver 1,100 Thanksgiving meals

Canned goods, frozen turkeys needed to reach goal Calling all turkeys! Local nonprofit Common Heart is seeking donations to provide 1,100 frozen turkeys with all...

Keyword alerts now available in groups

Here’s some great news for anyone who admins a Facebook group: keyword alerts are here! Facebook group admins can now choose to receive an alert...

Need to Update Windows 7, PC Paramedic is the place to go!

Windows 7 is due to reach End Of Life on January 14, 2020, however, a large number of the world's computers, are still running the nine-year-old...

Experience Luxury with Angello Luxury Travel

Valerie Angello of Angello Luxury Travel is your go-to local source for all things travel-related. When you see the label “luxury travel,” a certain image...

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Local nonprofit hopes to deliver 1,100 Thanksgiving meals

Canned goods, frozen turkeys needed to reach goal Calling all turkeys! Local nonprofit Common Heart is seeking donations to provide 1,100 frozen turkeys with all...

Local nonprofit hopes to deliver 1,100 Thanksgiving meals

Canned goods, frozen turkeys needed to reach goal Calling all turkeys! Local nonprofit Common Heart is seeking donations to provide 1,100 frozen turkeys with all...

Need to Update Windows 7, PC Paramedic is the place to go!

Windows 7 is due to reach End Of Life on January 14, 2020, however, a large number of the world's computers, are still running the nine-year-old...

Experience Luxury with Angello Luxury Travel

Valerie Angello of Angello Luxury Travel is your go-to local source for all things travel-related. When you see the label “luxury travel,” a certain image...

Southern Christmas Show Returns With Woodland Theme in November 

Preview night to benefit Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation for pediatric cancer research The 52nd annual Southern Christmas Show, the largest holiday show in North America,...