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  • Violent images cause anxiety and fear in some children
    Why and how to talk to your children about Ferguson
    Widespread media coverage of the events in Ferguson, Mo.makes it likely that your children already know something about it. You will not know what your children heard, read or saw about Ferguson unless you ask them. In addition, it is important to...
  • The Importance Of Watching Your Cholesterol For Better Health
    The Importance Of Watching Your Cholesterol For Better Health
    The big problem with letting your cholesterol level go wild is it runs through your blood stream and attaches itself to your blood vessel walls throughout your arteries, making them smaller and harder.When the cholesterol builds hard to navigate...
  • Me and my sister
    Christmas state of mind
    Are you in a Christmas state of mind yet? Has the shopping, the weather and the passing of Thanksgiving put you in a holiday mood? If not, what do you think it will take for holiday cheer?I am including a list of Christmas activities in hopes that...
  • Ebola Vaccine Passes First Human Trials
    Ebola Vaccine Passes First Human Trials
    Since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the world has been frantically looking for a way to contain and control it. Little did they know that the vaccine has been in progress for the last 10 years. A decade ago, scientists...
  • Charlotte Ballet
    Discount tickets for Nutcracker at Belk Theater available online now
    Charlotteballet.org is the site to visit for special discounts on tickets for the Nutcracker, which will be performed at the Belk Theater December 12 though December 23, 2014.Tickets purchased online for the Nutcracker now can save buyers as much...
  • Hugs for the holidays
    Grief doesn't take holidays off. Tips to helping those that grieve.
    Special Ways to Help Yourself or Someone You Love Through This Difficult Time of YearIf you're like me, over the age of 40, there's a better than 1 in 3 chance that you have lost a close relative or friend in the last year. Or you may be...
  • Tim Sheaffer
    Art in the Village event scheduled for November 28 and 29
    Don't miss the Art in the Village event that is scheduled for tonight, November 28 and tomorrow, Saturday, November 29 at Ballantyne Village.View work by local artists while meeting some of the artists who will be there to answer questions...
  • E-cigarettes
    Bad news for E-cigarettes as scientist finds worse toxins than cigarettes!
    E-cigarettes, thought to be safer than regular cigarettes, are found to be more dangerous! Who would have thought this device could be more dangerous? Did companies not carry out adequate research prior to marketing the device? Unfortunately, the...
  • Two young girls meditating
    Mindfulness therapy is effective for depression and anxiety
    Depression and anxiety are often nonspecific syndromes which can nevertheless be very debilitating. More information than ever before dealing with the potential catastrophic side effects from psychiatric drugs as often reported upon by the...
  • Do You Want Luxury Women's Goods This Christmas?
    Do You Want Luxury Women's Goods This Christmas?
    Buying Christmas gifts isn't always easy. Certainly, for kids all you have to worry about is getting something that fits with their latest fad, and for teens, often cash is a good answer! However, for the women in your life, be it significant...
  • A wonderful season is had by all
    A wonderful season is had by all
    Thanksgiving is over and now we are in the busiest a time of the season. Many of us find this time of the most trying as taking our friend to shop even for groceries is just too much for them. Too many people and everything; people, customers,...
  • Power Outages Leave People In The Cold And Dark
    Power outages in New England leave people in the cold and dark this Thanksgiving
    Power outages in Massachusetts and New Hampshire leave thousands in the cold and dark this Thanksgiving. Parts of New England were hit by a major winter storm Wednesday night and Thursday morning.Close to 170,000 New Hampshire, residents have been...
  • Nose job carries it complications when person's own ribs used as grafts
    'Nose jobs' using own rib cartilage linked to some complications
    Using a patient’s own rib cartilage (called “autologous”) for a nose job (rhinoplasty) appears to have low rates of overall complications, but scarring at the rib site where cartilage is removed does occur, and revision surgery...
  • Butt implants
    Don’t be the butt of jokes: know the risks of butt augmentation
    More and more women are opting for cosmetic augmentation consisting of latest fad - injections -- butt injections. No longer are breast implants, facelifts and Botox the only “in” things to do the latest is now the butt injection....
  • Triglycerides and risk of holiday heart attack
    Triglycerides and risk of holiday heart attack
    Triglycerides peak about 30 minutes after eating, from the digestion of a large meal. The larger the meal the greater the chance of elevated triglycerides. This can be problematic for someone who has been tested for blood triglycerides, which is a...