Dining & Entertainment

The PA Will Now See You

By: Roxanna Ross The Methodist University Physician Assistant Program was established in 1996. Now in its 19th year, the PA Program has a well-established track record of educating high quality mid-level medical practitioners. Nearly thirty-five years earlier and two hours up the road in Durham, the late Dr. Eugene A. Stead at Duke University Medical […]

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A Growing Need

By: Donnie Byers Jihad Arteh, M.D., completed a residency in Internal Medicine but deals with almost every ailment imaginable at his job. One minute, he could be sitting with a heart attack patient or accident victim. Then, he could see a struggling diabetic or gunshot wound victim the next. He does it throughout the halls […]

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Bedside Manor

By: Courtney Phillips             In the current political climate, the definition of healthcare is changing for many patients and doctors. As mandated by the Affordable Care Act, most Americans will be required to have health insurance. According to research by the Annals of Family Medicine, family physicians will experience a dramatic 22 percent increase in […]

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Say Cheese

Contributed by Village Family Dental Infant CLEANING You should start cleaning your infant’s mouth during the first few days after they are born. Every time you feed your baby, wipe their gums with a clean, wet washcloth or gauze. This will remove the plaque and left over food debris. It also makes your baby comfortable […]

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Solving the Problem

By: Donnie Byers                          Autism is a growing problem in the U.S. with no end in sight.             The brain disorder affects one in 68 children, making it more common than childhood cancer, cystic fibrosis and multiple sclerosis combined. It is the most common condition in a group of […]

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Designed by Doctors

by: Miriam Landru             Doctors in the All-America City have given birth to a skincare company that has gone global, seeing great success in the Far East.             Fayettevillian, Dr. Mark Miller, a respected plastic surgeon who is now retired from the practice, founded Dermasensa. In 2011, Dr. Miller was looking for another project to […]

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To the Sentries of My Innocence

     My closest personal experience with participation in the military was as the commanding general of plastic Green Beret soldiers. They fought regular pitched battles againstplastic Nazi soldiers. I learned to aim a Daisy BB gun while picking off the Nazis one by one and sending them tumbling down the hill in the back […]

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The Whole Hog

Some critics in Fayetteville argue there is no real food culture in a town made up vastly of chain restaurants with a few excellent local spots sprinkled in between. But what about barbeque? Isn’t that a tasty populate of our food culture? If you really look closely, one will notice that our main haunts for […]

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Popular Perk Me Ups

Rude Awakening “It started out as Mexican Spice Cocoa (which is also a very popular drink for us) back around 2001, but as coffee lovers, we quickly added espresso. I think the fresh made whipped cream is a big addition to all the drinks. We like to hear customers say they get drinks the same […]

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Iron Chefs of Fayetteville

Food and flavors from various different cultures have been circumnavigating the globe since the fifteenth century. Luckily enough for Fayetteville, three unique women from Malaysia, Quebec and one of Puerto Rican heritage, have all found their way to this diverse southern city. Although these three individuals come from very different backgrounds and areas of discipline, […]

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Easy, Delicious Meals that Make Hearts Happy

Did you know that small, positive additions to your diet and lifestyle can help promote a healthier heart? Instead of denying yourself the delicious flavors you crave, try weaving a few subtle changes into your menu and you can healthfully and conveniently meet your wellness goals. Show your heart some love Besides giving meals a […]

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Fuel Up for Fitness

Sports nutrition isn’t just the domain of professional athletes — for a good workout and quick recovery, everyday athletes need the right diet, too. “A good workout is draining and can lead to fatigue and sore muscles,” said Michele Macedonio, R.D., C.S.S.D., L.D. a veteran sports nutritionist and team dietitian for the Cincinnati Reds. “The […]

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When Planning Meals, Think Frozen

Research from the Journal of Nutrition found that nearly 80 percent of Americans do not consume the recommended amounts of fruit, and nearly 90 percent do not eat the recommended amount of vegetables.  While a variety of factors may contribute to this low consumption, including cost and convenience, a recent study revealed one easy solution: […]

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Make Your Winter Party POP

(Family Features) As your winter schedule is sure to be packed with gatherings that bring family and friends closer, have plenty of treats that are gentle on the waist and wallet. Sweet, spicy, salty or with an Asian twist — any way you pop it — popcorn is a satisfying snack suitable for every chilly […]

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Embrace Childhood with Fun & Flavors of Winter

As a kid, the winter season was always a special time of year filled with snow days, ice-skating, favorite movies and fun board games. Bringing back carefree moments from winters past can be as easy as gathering together family and friends for game night and sipping your favorite wintertime drink – hot chocolate. Nearly 70 […]

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Bring on the Heat for the Big Game

When your friends and family gather around the screen for game day, you can give your favorite fans an extra reason to get rowdy and cheer. Take your game day menu to the next level with crowd-pleasing buffalo flavor-inspired appetizers. The buffalo flavor has been a game day staple since 1964 when the first-ever buffalo […]

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Breakfast and Beyond

A great day starts with a balanced breakfast filled with healthy ingredients fit for the whole family. Enticing the youngest family members to enjoy as many food groups as possible at the morning meal – including veggies – may be challenging, but it’s an important step to ensuring a well-rounded diet all day long. The […]

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Fayetteville & Fish

by Vanessa Pillmore Fish is a very popular entrée to many. People love how they can choose a variety of flavors to combine with various sides, such as vegetables or grits. Fish is not only tasty, but it is imperative for one’s health. Three local fish markets took the time to talk about what their […]

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In The Cards

By Melissa Goslin In the 1970s, the game of bridge was all the rage. Couples came together with fondue pots and Jell-O molds to deal out hands in living rooms across America. Somewhere along the way, however, bridge fell out of fashion, like the metal-legged wood grain folding tables on which it was played. Socially, […]

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Binge Watching

By Miriam Landru Now you have the prime opportunity to be in front of the television for eight (or more) hours wrapping up the second season of Breaking Bad with some fresh delivered pizza. “Binge Watching” can happen in many scenarios. A soldier could be returning from deployment and want to catch up on their […]

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