Tuesday, December 24, 2019

What does the end of daylight savings time mean for sleep?

It's easier than spring, but there can be issues By Roland Wilkerson So the start of the daylight saving time in the spring hogs all the attention because...

Do you need a 3-D mammogram? What you need to know

“It helps us pick up small cancers” By Ashton Miller 3-D mammograms have been shown to detect 40 percent more cancer cases than the standard mammogram, according...

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...

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National homebuilder Taylor Morrison has broken ground on a new 55+ active-adult community in the Tri-W area. Pinnacle at Wesley Chapel, as the new...

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