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Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Deer in 24…

TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 -- Chronic wasting disease has been found in wild deer, elk, and moose in 24 states, and hunters should avoid handling or eating potentially infected meat, the U.S. Centers for Disease…

USPSTF Says Screen Women With Higher Risk for…

TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for women at increased risk for carrying a BRCA1/2 mutation as well as genetic counseling and testing as indicated for those…

Low Vitamin D Tied to High Blood Glucose…

TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 -- Lower serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) concentrations appear to be associated with high blood glucose levels in women, according to a study recently published online in Menopause. Tânia Valladares, from the…

Higher Push-Up Capacity Linked to Lower Incidence of…

Home News Professional Higher Push-Up Capacity Linked to Lower Incidence of CVD Events TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 -- Higher push-up capacity is associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events among male firefighters,…

Jazzed-Up Bran Muffins

I have been on a bran muffin kick since my taste buds were turned on by the Albemarle Baking Company box of treats our neighbors brought us when Birch was born. Exhibit A: VIDEOS During…

Three Homemade Salad Dressings

My intern Emily and I have been brainstorming recipes to develop together, and I said “I need some good homemade salad dressings for the fridge.” She created these three based on some dressings she made…

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Chai Spiced Instant Pot Oatmeal

I thought a warming bowl of oats would be perfect as a heart healthy recipe for Valentine’s Day! Studies show 3 grams or more of soluble fiber daily from oat bran (part of the whole…

Updates In KERFhood

Yesterday I walked downtown to the new Petite MarieBette. The space is gorgeous, and the baked goods just as yummy as ever. I have loved the Rose Hill Drive location for a long time, but…