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Local pain clinic works to combat opioid crisis among veterans

SALISBURY — In an effort to help tackle the opioid crisis, one local pain management clinic is using strategies to help chronic opioid users, particularly ... Read more

4 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Dr. Magryta: Coronavirus

The new and emerging coronavirus concern from Wuhan, China is not likely to play a big part in the United States because of our rigorous ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Lifestyles.

David Freeze: Gotta Run

Winter Flight, 28 years ago A lot of effort goes into NC’s oldest 8K and fourth oldest race of any distance. Last Sunday marked 37 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by David Freeze.

Dr. Magryta: wheezing in young children

Winter is here and we are seeing an increased volume of children with viral related wheezing disorders. Bronchiolitis, a term that means inflammation of the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Dr. Magryta: Be careful with fructose

Fruit sugar, fructose, in its natural whole food form is generally safe to consume in moderate quantities. Fructose is metabolized only in the liver and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

David Freeze: Robin and Isaac, on the way to better health

We’re back at it again! After Teri’s wonderful success in 2019, my hope is that you’ll soon see more of the same with Robin Satterwhite ... Read more

3 weeks ago by David Freeze.

Dr. Magryta: Measles will erase some immune memory

As measles cases continue to climb worldwide, a group out of the Netherlands has shown that the measles virus can hijack the immune system of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

David Freeze: Gotta Run

Sunday’s Winter Flight sponsors and runners help homeless My favorite event of the year happens on Sunday afternoon. As a participant, volunteer and eventually race ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Dr. Magryta: Is snacking ok?

Is snacking a good idea? The simple answer is NO! There are many reasons why. Snacking is the process of frequently eating small volumes of ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

‘You don’t think you’re going to get older, but you do’

Weighing the merits of aging in place vs. a community By Susan Shinn Turner for the Salisbury Post In the summer of 1966, my parents ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

David Freeze: Gotta’ Run

Once a Warrior, always a Warrior! I can’t begin to remember the first time I met Kevin and Ester Marsh. It seems like they have ... Read more

1 month ago by David Freeze.

Dr. Magryta: back to sleep

Sudden infant death syndrome, SIDS, is a sad and serious disease that we still know very little about. One risk factor that has been nailed ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

Teri Shaw closes out her 2019 in style

By David Freeze for the Salisbury Post On New Year’s Day, Teri Shaw had two goals. The first one was to race the Resolution Run ... Read more

2 months ago by David Freeze.

Dr. Magryta: Forces affect immune function, baby food safety

Avoid endocrine disrupting chemicals If you have an allergic phenotype — a tendency toward allergic diseases like allergic rhinitis, asthma and eczema — then you ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Support Groups January 2020

Listings based on last best information received. Confirm before attending. To update your information, email lifestyle@salisburypost.com Addiction — Celebrate Recovery, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Christ-centered 12-step ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

AA/NA meetings in Rowan County January 2020

— Find information on more than 50 other local support groups at www.salisburypost.com/support groups AA MEETINGS Salisbury/Rowan help line: 704-636-1361 www.district-21-aa.com OS=open speaker • OD=open ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Dr. Magryta: An open letter to parents and patients

Over the years, I have noted with dismay some statements people make related to doctors and care providers. What I am about to say is ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

David Freeze: Gotta Run

A meaningful New Year’s resolution   It’s that time of year again. Time to decide what resolutions you want go after for 2020. On most ... Read more

2 months ago by David Freeze.

‘Being at home’: Wallace Cancer Institute to be a one-stop shop for cancer treatment

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — This summer, cancer treatment all will be under one roof at Wallace Cancer Institute. The 32,000-square-foot building will combine ... Read more

2 months ago by Liz Moomey.

David Freeze: Gotta Run

I’ll be glad to get that Peloton The most unusual “outrage” came last week over a stationary bicycle commercial. Outrage is one of those words ... Read more

2 months ago by David Freeze.

Dr. Magryta: Thoughts on two topics

Forming habits How do we change when making a conscious significant decision is difficult? The answer really lies in what works for you. Developing a ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Dr. Magryta: What did we learn in 2019?

This is the year end edition of our newsletter, marking nine years of writing and somewhere around 934 articles. This was an interesting year, as ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

David Freeze: Teri’s last month is just ahead

With just one more month of training left on the Salisbury Post wellness program, Teri Shaw has a plan and will no doubt stick to ... Read more

3 months ago by David Freeze.

Dr. Magryta: Influenza facts

Influenza season is starting. “During 2010-2016, the incidence of symptomatic influenza among vaccinated and unvaccinated US residents … was approximately 8% and varied from 3-11% ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Hospital auxiliary’s Tree of Hope proceeds go to Wallace Cancer Center

Staff report SALISBURY — This past Thursday, for the 46th year, the Novant Health Rowan Medical Center Auxiliary held its Tree of Hope lighting ceremony, ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Report.

Dr. Magryta: How long does the common cold last?

A common question that carries controversy, even from my colleagues. In a literature review published in the British Medical Journal, Dr. Thomson discussed the natural ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

AA/NA meetings in Rowan County

— Find information on more than 50 other local support groups at www.salisburypost.com/support groups AA MEETINGS Salisbury/Rowan help line: 704-636-1361 www.district-21-aa.com OS=open speaker • OD=open ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Support Groups December 2019

Listings based on last best information received. Confirm before attending. To update your information, email lifestyle@salisburypost.com Addiction — Celebrate Recovery, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Christ-centered 12-step ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

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