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September 25, 2016

My 11-year-old granddaughter got an iPhone for her birthday. I thought she was a little young for her own cellphone, but what do I know? All her friends seem to have them, too.

I remember a time when an entire family shared one telephone, what is now called a “landline,” and kids were…


Nash Women's Center nurses recognized for outstanding work

September 24, 2016

Nash UNC Health Care is proud to announce that after receiving an extraordinary number of DAISY Award nominations for exceptional nursing in the last year, the entire Nash Women’s Center nursing staff recently was recognized with the DAISY Foundation’s special…


Luxury stores add more amenities to lure shoppers

September 23, 2016

NEW YORK — Buying some suits at Ralph Lauren might mean being offered a chauffeured ride home in a BMW. New clothes from Saks could lead to a Mercedes-Benz van carrying a customized wardrobe pulling up to a home, hotel or office.

With designer goods available online anytime, luxury retailers…


Antibiotic gel takes aim at kids' ear infections

September 22, 2016

WASHINGTON — Parents know the frustration of trying to get that gunky pink antibiotic into a tot screaming from an ear infection. A one-time squirt of special ear drops one day might replace that ordeal.

It's only been tried in animals — chinchillas, to be exact – so far. But…