I fell on the tennis court and broke my arm badly. I started taking big doses of ibuprofen (with my doctor’s approval) to control pain and reduce swelling. When I went to see my chiropractor for a back adjustment, he admonished me not to take any NSAIDs. He said they interfere with bone healing. How is that possible?
Nine current or prospective students of UNC-Chapel Hill have asked a federal judge to let them help defend the UNC system from a lawsuit that seeks to bar the campus from using race as a factor in admissions.
In the past year and a half or so, The Duhks have become a band again, said founding member and banjo player Leonard Podolak. Started in Canada in 2001, The Duhks’ 2006 album, “Migrations,” was nominated for a Grammy Award. In 2012, they took a two-year hiatus, changed their lineup and released a new album last summer.
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Superintendent Tom Forcella has been named Central Carolina Regional Superintendent of the Year.
Good morning, gracious readers. Today’s tutorial will address the world of what we call “social media”, and its — some would say alarming — pervasiveness in our society. (That’s right — pretty professorial opening, huh? You know, I am not always the hilarious person you adore laughing at ... I mean with. I can be a highly intellectual individual, my friend, given to rampant ten-dollar words at the drop of a hat!)
Pia, a 5-year-old white Labrador-husky mix, can read. So says her owner, Linda Pattison. She and a 9-year-old yellow Labrador-golden retriever mix named Vinnie can perform a variety of tricks, including waving their front paws in unison. Both dogs are rescues, and both are trained as therapy dogs.
The Town of Hillsborough will celebrate Independence Day downtown with its July 4th Picnic on the Square, which starts with a parade at 9 a.m. July 4.
Mellie White has a smile on her face as she paints a wooden door hanger, carefully dabbing pink and green spots with her paintbrush. On her wrist is a hospital bracelet, and in her nose is a tube. She receives all her nutrients through a total parenteral nutrition (TPN), a line hooked into a vein in her heart.
UNC Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine has secured permission to use buyouts over the next year to encourage some of its retirement-eligible faculty to step down.
Henry Leyva reads Jim Grimsley’s “How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning the Racist Lessons of a Southern Childhood” (Algonquin Books, Highbridge Audio, 6 CDs, 7 hours). Leyva’s narration is only slightly tinged with a southern accent. This flavors his storytelling as it moves fluidly through difficult material, intricate detailing, and dialogue studded with dialect.
Fireworks will echo once again at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Kenan Stadium this Independence Day. Gates open at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 4, in a town Travel & Leisure Magazine ranks as No. 10 nationally among America’s Best Towns for July Fourth Celebrations.
Before nine African-Americans were gunned down during a Bible study in Charleston, South Carolina on June 17, Hillsborough was having its own discussion about how to best handle the memory of the Confederacy.
We still celebrate Independence Day with fireworks. Red, white and blue are the colors of our nation. And the idea of small town pride and small town charm is still special, even if small town is just a crossroads somewhere in America. Enter the annual Caldwell Fourth of July Parade in Caldwell, at the intersection of highway 57 and Guess Road.
Q. I read that a new study on statins and short-term memory was published by JAMA Internal Medicine online on June 8, 2015. Would you address this? It seems contrary to what I have read in your column.
Twenty-one people filed into a room recently at the Chapel Hill Public Library, sitting down in front of laptops that they would soon be able to take home for free. The Town of Chapel Hill last month promised them the ability to connect, announcing a partnership to provide free Internet and laptops to residents of public housing.