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Americans urged to wear masks as dramatic steps to combat virus roll out

By MICHELLE R. SMITH, MARINA VILLENUEVE and REBECCA SANTANA Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration urged Americans to cover their faces in ... Read more

3 mins ago by News Service Report.

Q&A: Local doctors, health officials dispel myths, misinformation circulating about COVID-19

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As the spread of COVID-19, caused by the coronavirus, continues, so does the proliferation of myths and misinformation, particularly ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

Local man’s case is example of time between COVID-19 testing and results

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As more local people test for COVID-19, caused by coronavirus, the wait time for those results is now expected ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

Rowan man who tested positive for COVID-19 describes how symptoms settled in quickly

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — At first, Doug Loeblein was skeptical that recent actions taken by government officials during the coronavirus outbreak were needed. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

(3-22) Dr. Magryta: Coronavirus update 2

Coronavirus SARS2/COVID-19 SARS2 Severe adult respiratory syndrome coronavirus is the viral name. COVID 19 is the disease name. Preamble note: 99% of us are not ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

David Freeze: Gotta Run

Running and back pain Two of my current personal training clients want to become runners but are experiencing back pain issues. I had another topic ... Read more

3 weeks ago by David Freeze.

Dr. Magryta: Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus COVID-19 continues to get a ton of attention in the national media. The sensationalism of it all is a bit hard to swallow. It ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Cabarrus County resident presumed positive for COVID-19

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — The first presumptive case of COVID-19 has been identified in a Cabarrus County resident, according to the Cabarrus Health ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Liz Moomey.

Local hospitals, pharmacies take precautions for coronavirus

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Hospital systems Novant Health, Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health along with four others on Wednesday have implemented ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Support Groups March 2020

Listings based on last best information received. Confirm before attending. To update your information, email lifestyle@salisburypost.com Addiction — Celebrate Recovery, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Christ-centered 12-step ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

AA/NA meetings in Rowan County March 2020

— Find information on more than 50 other local support groups at www.salisburypost.com/support groups AA MEETINGS Salisbury/Rowan help line: 704-636-1361 www.district-21-aa.com OS=open speaker • OD=open ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

David Freeze: Robin and Isaac make strides in February

Different paths to similar results Robin Satterwhite, a professor at RCCC, and Isaac Miller, a Salisbury policeman, were trending on different paths as they reached ... Read more

4 weeks ago by David Freeze.

Dr. Magryta; Introducing ‘Physical Therapy with Dave’

  If you exercise regularly, ask yourself why you do so? Common answers: 1) It feels good 2) It is a habit 3) It is ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Lifestyles.

Dr. Magryta: Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is best. This is a truth that is undisputed. I have been preaching this belief for as long as I have been writing. It ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Lifestyles.

David Freeze: Gotta Run

The Golden Rules of Running and what I think of them There are certain accepted truths in running that have been around for years. Probably ... Read more

1 month ago by David Freeze.

Local pain clinic works to combat opioid crisis among veterans

SALISBURY — In an effort to help tackle the opioid crisis, one local pain management clinic is using strategies to help chronic opioid users, particularly ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

Dr. Magryta: Coronavirus

The new and emerging coronavirus concern from Wuhan, China is not likely to play a big part in the United States because of our rigorous ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

David Freeze: Gotta Run

Winter Flight, 28 years ago A lot of effort goes into NC’s oldest 8K and fourth oldest race of any distance. Last Sunday marked 37 ... Read more

2 months ago by David Freeze.

Dr. Magryta: wheezing in young children

Winter is here and we are seeing an increased volume of children with viral related wheezing disorders. Bronchiolitis, a term that means inflammation of the ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Dr. Magryta: Be careful with fructose

Fruit sugar, fructose, in its natural whole food form is generally safe to consume in moderate quantities. Fructose is metabolized only in the liver and ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

David Freeze: Robin and Isaac, on the way to better health

We’re back at it again! After Teri’s wonderful success in 2019, my hope is that you’ll soon see more of the same with Robin Satterwhite ... Read more

2 months ago by David Freeze.

Dr. Magryta: Measles will erase some immune memory

As measles cases continue to climb worldwide, a group out of the Netherlands has shown that the measles virus can hijack the immune system of ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

David Freeze: Gotta Run

Sunday’s Winter Flight sponsors and runners help homeless My favorite event of the year happens on Sunday afternoon. As a participant, volunteer and eventually race ... Read more

2 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Dr. Magryta: Is snacking ok?

Is snacking a good idea? The simple answer is NO! There are many reasons why. Snacking is the process of frequently eating small volumes of ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

‘You don’t think you’re going to get older, but you do’

Weighing the merits of aging in place vs. a community By Susan Shinn Turner for the Salisbury Post In the summer of 1966, my parents ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

David Freeze: Gotta’ Run

Once a Warrior, always a Warrior! I can’t begin to remember the first time I met Kevin and Ester Marsh. It seems like they have ... Read more

3 months ago by David Freeze.

Dr. Magryta: back to sleep

Sudden infant death syndrome, SIDS, is a sad and serious disease that we still know very little about. One risk factor that has been nailed ... Read more

3 months ago by Post Lifestyles.

Teri Shaw closes out her 2019 in style

By David Freeze for the Salisbury Post On New Year’s Day, Teri Shaw had two goals. The first one was to race the Resolution Run ... Read more

3 months ago by David Freeze.

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