Cary, NC- Haircuts are something many cancer survivors forego during chemo and radiation treatments. Here in Cary, the Twisted Scissors Salon raised money with haircuts to benefit the Susan G Komen For The Cure. Read more
Story by Leslie Huffman. Photo by Carol E. Davis for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Cary, NC – Getting vaccinated against the flu and the H1N1 Virus is your best protection against the influenza virus. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. Read more
Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Karl Fisher
Cary, NC- A year ago, Victoria Bennis was planning her first save a Life Walk. She and her family were recovering from a personal tragedy. Her brother John, a 16 year old Green Hope student had taken his life the previous November. When a second Green Hope boy committed suicide that May, she knew she had to do something to stop what she perceived was becoming an epidemic. Read more
Story by special guest columnist Mark Galland. Dr. Galland is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in sports medicine, practicing in Wake Forest and North Raleigh. He serves as team physician and orthopaedic consultant to the Carolina Mudcats.
Cary, NC – As the fall season progresses, it’s important to review some basic information that may help your student athlete stay healthy and perform at the highest level. Read more
Story by Kaynan Goldberg. Kaynan is CaryCitizen’s 12-year-old columnist on all things frugal, crunchy, healthy and green. She also blogs at VeggiesGoCrunch. Photo by Elana Amsterdam.
Cary, NC – In a previous post, I listed a bunch of alternatives to raw veggies at snacktime. Nuts, fruits, and, “Yay, smoothies!” are all great snacks. However, you might want to bring those carrot sticks out of the fridge for this post. Read more
Story by Janna Fonseca, Head Athletic Trainer with Carolina Sports and Family Practice. Edited by Leslie Huffman. Photo by Hal Goodtree.
Cary, NC – Ready or not, Fall is around the corner and once again school will be in session. That means many teens are already practicing for their school sport, whether it’s football, soccer, cheerleading or any other physical activity.
As parents, we make sure that our children are well prepared for school and sports by providing all the equipment needed. But, what about preparing for the possibility of a future head injury? Read more
Story by Lindsey Chester
Cary, NC – There seems to be an application developed for everything these days. WakeMed has just developed one too. Read more
Cary, NC – You know how I promised you a cast-iron post? Well, I consulted with a friend who used to be in the culinary gadgets business (she worked in that high-end cookware store in the mall – you know the one), and she came up with a whole list of reasons why cast-iron is amazing. Read more