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A Special Time offers a respite for senior caregivers

When most people hear the term "respite care," they immediately think of the much-needed break it provides to caregivers. What they don't realize is the Read More...

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Chinese Medicine is more than just needles
Mar 20, 2015 10:07PM

Say the word acupuncture, and immediately many people conjure up an image of pincushion patients with needles sticking out of … Read More...

Seven remarkable years
Oct 11, 2014 03:52PM

Oct. 5 marked the seventh anniversary since I was diagnosed with lung cancer. I have been thinking about what I … Read More...

Free cruise gives local caregivers a much-needed break
Oct 3, 2014 10:32PM

"People who work in an assisted living facility, which I do, work eight to 10 hours a day and then … Read More...

Charlotte gyms offer SilverSneakers programs
Aug 30, 2014 10:21PM

Use it or lose it. If you don't wear out, you rust out. It's better to burn out than fade … Read More...

OCEAN serves as clearinghouse of information, aid for seniors
Aug 23, 2014 10:21PM

Like most superheroes, Karen Amador leads a double life. By day, she works in sales for the South Port Square … Read More...

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FAQ: Heartburn Meds and Health Risks
Jul 6, 2015 05:11PM

About 21 million Americans have used prescription heartburn medications called proton pump inhibitors to help ease pain and discomfort after they eat. Read More...

Vapor Rub Helps Kids' Cold Symptoms, Sleep
Jul 2, 2015 03:48PM

In a comparison study of vapor rub, petroleum jelly, or no treatment, the vapor rub won in helping to relieve symptoms of congestion and coughing while making it easier to sleep for kids and parents. Read More...

FDA Reviewing Safety of Codeine in Kids Under 18
Jul 2, 2015 03:47PM

The FDA is investigating the safety of using medicines containing codeine to treat coughs and colds in children under 18, because of the potential for serious problems like slowed or difficult breathing. Read More...

Yuck! What's Really in Your Pool?
Jul 1, 2015 06:12PM

That sparkling blue water looks cool and inviting on a scorching summer day. Read More...

Umbilical Cord Blood May One Day Treat Eczema, RA
Jul 1, 2015 04:41PM

Scientists say they have accidentally found a possible treatment for eczema and rheumatoid arthritis. Read More...

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