Thank goodness some things never change
For about a week, I’ve had some song stuck in my head about honky-tonk angels. And I can’t remember the entire verse or the artist....
Pancake breakfast set
The Norman Chapter DeMolay will host an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast from 6 to 11 a.m. July 19 at the Norman Lodge, 1700 N. Porter Ave. Cost is $5....
Are low-carb diets really healthy?
Q: Are low carbohydrate diets really beneficial for weight loss? A: Let me start by saying that the most important diet is a healthy one. This means to have a well-balanced intake of all nutrients, even carbohydrates. Carbs are an ...
Heartland Hospice sponsoring Senior Olympics
Heartland Hospice is sponsoring its fourth annual 2014 Senior Olympics for nursing home residents in the community Sept. 18 at The Family Life Center at First Baptist Church in Norman. Heartland is looking for community members who may ...
Beat the heat with some hot health tips
Oklahoma’s hot summer days are on the way. The Cleveland County Health Department advises everyone to take precautions to protect their health against heat-related illnesses that may cause heat stroke or death....
How to curtail child’s sassiness behavior
Q: The “sassiness” that I have heard so much about from my friends started a few months ago with my 5-year-old daughter. She will say things to me that I actually find myself tongue-tied on how or what to say to correct her. Sometimes, ...
Iris sale set Saturday
The Norman Area Iris Society will host a sale at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds in Norman....
Massage therapy helpful for dogs
Dear Dr. Fox: I want to share with you a story about how your book has changed the lives of my dogs and friends, as well. A few years ago, I became certified in animal massage. I wanted to help people. What I found was that vets ...
Veterans Corner starts new tradition
One of the most difficult jobs I have is trying to decide on the volunteer of the week. For those of you who have been to Goldsby on a Thursday morning and seen the activity that resembles a bee hive, it is hard to decide who is the ...
Ergonomic tools can ease residents’ gardening pains
Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good ergonomic gardening gear for seniors? My 72-year-old mother loves to work in the garden but has been plagued by various gardening injuries this year....
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