Keep toddler’s hair short to help end hair-pulling habit
Q: Since our daughter, now 2 years old, was born, we have lived with my parents. Being the first and only grandchild, she has been the center of attention. Several months ago, our son was born and we moved into our own home. Almost ...
Replacement for anti-flea drugs
Dear Dr. Fox: I have a young 19-pound cavapoo. The dog had an adverse reaction to Vectra — agitation, rapid heartbeat, bulging eyes, snapping, etc. We took him to the vet immediately, and the vet indicated that it might have had a ...
Readers invited to visit construction site of new veterans center
Karen Yancey is the Veterans Corner volunteer of the week. She assists veterans’ surviving spouses. She and her husband, George, make their home in Newcastle. When we are able to build our Veterans Corner facility, Karen can work a little ...
Alternative lodging options for retirees who travel
Dear Savvy Senior, Since retiring, my husband and I love to travel but hotel costs eat up our budget so fast we can’t stay as long, or go as often as we’d like to. I’ve heard that there are alternative lodging options like short-term ...
Volunteers accept Over the Edge challenge to raise money for Girl Scout storm shelter at Camp E-Ko-Wah
When Brenda Wheelock talks about rappelling 16 stories over the edge of the Leadership Square building in downtown Oklahoma City, she gets a little nervous. But then she realizes it’s for a good cause....
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....
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