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  • 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....

    July 13, 2014

  • 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....

    July 13, 2014

  • 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 ...

    July 13, 2014

  • 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 ...

    July 13, 2014

  • 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....

    July 12, 2014

  • 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, ...

    July 11, 2014

  • 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....

    July 10, 2014

  • 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 ...

    July 10, 2014

  • 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 ...

    July 9, 2014

  • 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....

    July 8, 2014