Follow these steps to a healthier heart

Follow these steps to a healthier heart

According to the National Vital Statistics Report, six of the fifteen leading causes of death in the United States are directly associated with diet. ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Marchant, Benton to wed in June

Marchant, Benton to wed in June

ELIZABETHTOWN — Cathy Callihan Gantz of Baltimore, Md., and James Gerrin Benton Sr. of Spring Lake have announced the engagement of their daught...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Eastpointe to consolidate with Cardinal Innovations Healthcare

BEULAVILLE – Eastpointe Human Services recently announced it has entered into a Letter of Intent to consolidate operations with Cardinal Innovat...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Lower Cape Fear Hospice names chief medical officer

Lower Cape Fear Hospice names chief medical officer

ELIZABETHTOWN — Lower Cape Fear Hospice recently named Kelly Erola, MD, FAAHPM, FAAFP, as chief medical officer. In this position, Erola will se...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Take steps to reduce your risk for ssteoporosis

Take steps to reduce your risk for ssteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become fragile and are more likely to break. It is a major health threat for an estimated 44 million American...

January 12th, 2017 |  


LCFH to offer no-cost grief workshop for those who have lost a loved one

ELIZABETHTOWN – Lower Cape Fear Hospice will offer a 90-minute grief workshop for those coping with grief. The workshop, Understanding Grief and...

January 9th, 2017 |  


HUD funding will help Eastpointe combat homelessness

BEULAVILLE — On Tuesday, Dec. 20, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced $1.95 billion to more than 7,600 local homeles...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Health department inspects 31 food sites

Health department inspects 31 food sites

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Health Department conducted a total of 31 inspections of food-related facilities in December.Following are the...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Simple resolutions for better health in 2017

Simple resolutions for better health in 2017

As the holiday season winds down and we begin to turn those reflections on the past year into resolutions for the new year, it’s easy to create ...

December 30th, 2016 |  


Try to eat more whole grains

Try to eat more whole grains

The United State Department of Agriculture recommends that most of grain intake each day should be from whole grains. For most people, five to six oun...

December 23rd, 2016 |