Weather by

View Full Forecast

Login | Register

facebook Icon rss Icon twitter Icon

More from Health

  • Don’t put off kicking that procrastination habit

    By Joni Emmerling | January 15, 2016 - 2:55pm

      So why do you procrastinate? I posed this question to my favorite procrastinator (who declines to be named) and got a cool reception.

  • Gratitude can transform your life

    By Joni Emmerling | December 17, 2015 - 12:44pm

      In this season of reflection and renewal, I hope you take some time to look back on what went right this past year and savor those moments before moving on to plans for the coming year.

  • Simply begin again

    By Christy Jones | December 17, 2015 - 12:11pm

      Well, it’s January 2016! I am so thankful to see a brand new year.

  • Unleash the power of giving

    By Christy Jones | November 17, 2015 - 10:42am

      It is the end of 2015, the last month in this year! I am super excited because this is one of my favorite times of the year ... Christmas!

  • Don't go nuts

    By Joni Emmerling | November 16, 2015 - 3:40pm

    The list of my to-dos was long and it was not even complete.

  • Face your fear

    October 15, 2015 - 3:03pm

    I have had several scary moments. 1.

  • Don’t forget to count

    By Christy Jones | October 15, 2015 - 3:01pm

      Often I have found myself racing through the corridors of time trying to finish this project, trying to close out this account, trying to make it to this meeting on time, trying to remember to take the meat out to cook for dinner, trying to put up those everlasting piles of laundry that seem to just grow by the day ... and I could go on and on!

  • Thinking critically

    October 15, 2015 - 2:06pm

    Joni EmmerlingHere’s a secret. Listen carefully, I am not going to repeat myself. All you good girls out there, especially, listen up.

  • Create a blueprint for success!

    By Denisha Harris | September 15, 2015 - 3:08pm

    All of my life I have been a super planner.

  • Columnist shares sister’s story of overcoming

    By Christy Jones | September 15, 2015 - 3:07pm

      As we all know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease.

  • It’s never too early — or too late — to take care of your bones

    By Dr. Marie Rowe | August 17, 2015 - 9:21am

    Think back to when you were a young child. You likely will fondly remember this as a time when you felt fearless, strong and able-bodied.

  • Your individuality is your edge — don’t lose it

    By Christy Jones | August 17, 2015 - 9:07am

    A few months ago, I gave a talk — “Don’t Lose Your Edge” — for the North Carolina Government Finance Officer Association’s Summer Conference in Wrightsville Beach.

  • You can't change your genes, but you can change your jeans!

    By Christy Jones | July 14, 2015 - 10:31am

      I was talking on the phone one day with one of my best friends. Darlene is one of the most genuine and loving people I know.

  • Change your LIFESTYLE, improve your HEALTH

    By Dr. Marie Rowe | July 14, 2015 - 10:30am

    How would you describe the current state of your health and lifestyle?

  • Will you go after your ‘plastic bag’?

    By Christy Jones | June 15, 2015 - 11:44am

    I have several passions in life.

  • Tidying up: Can it change your life?

    By Joni Emmerling | June 15, 2015 - 11:22am

    When I first heard about some of the ideas in Marie Kondo’s best-selling book “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” I have to admit I laughed.

  • It’s OK if your dreams scare you

    By Christy Jones | May 11, 2015 - 10:39am

    Happy June. ladies! I love the month of June for so many reasons, but the main reason is it is the month when I was born!

  • New mammogram recommendations spark debate

    By Dr. Marie Rowe | May 11, 2015 - 7:47am

    Have you heard about the current debate over breast cancer screening?  It’s a heated topic.

  • Charm is a talent

    By Joni Emmerling | May 11, 2015 - 7:46am

    Beth is one of the most charming people I know. I hope that sounds like high praise to you, because that is exactly how I mean it.

  • Make some time to play today

    By Joni Emmerling | April 15, 2015 - 1:43pm

    Brene Brown is a sociologist and writer on topics around vulnerability and shame.

  • Health care provider can be an ally for abuse victims

    By Marie Rowe | April 15, 2015 - 1:42pm

    As a health care provider, I ask my patients on a daily basis about a serious issue that occurs without regard to a woman’s rights, feelings, body and health.

  • In the middle of it all, STOP

    By Christy Jones | April 15, 2015 - 1:42pm

    It’s May, the month for celebrating mothers!

  • Let’s talk about immunizations

    By Marie Rowe | March 9, 2015 - 1:40pm

    April brings about much awaited warm spring air, and we not only enjoy more sunshine but also a renewed, refreshed spirit after a long, hard winter.

  • Take care of your body and your body will take care of you

    By Joni Emmerling | March 9, 2015 - 1:39pm

    My Aunt Glad did not have much use for doctors.

  • Don’t get stuck in a R.U.T.!

    By Christy Jones | March 9, 2015 - 1:39pm

    I believe that dreams are critical to our quality of life. I believe you should get serious about what’s important to you.


Bless your heart
Bless your heart