(BPT) - Para el aproximadamente un millón de estadounidenses que viven con la enfermedad de Parkinson, los síntomas motrices (relacionados con el movimiento) visibles asociados con la afección son harto conocidos. Estos incluyen temblores, rigidez muscular, movimiento limitado y problemas para incorporarse.ii Sin embargo, hay un aspecto no motriz frecuente de la enfermedad de Parkinson avanzada que no es comprendido ni reconocido tan ampliamente por pacientes, cuidadores ni médicos.
(StatePoint) Halloween has ballooned into a 15 billion dollar industry, with consumers projected to spend over one billion to get scared this year -- and the haunted house industry is racing to meet demand.
(NAPSI)—If the terms “hybrid,” “heirloom” and “GMO” have you stumped, you’re not alone. When it comes to buying seeds and plants, there’s a lot of confusion, even among seasoned gardeners. Here are a few facts that may help.
(NAPSI)—For many participants, team sports are more than just a game. In fact, a growing body of research supports the idea that physical exercise is associated with decreasing the risk of depression and reducing its symptoms.
(NAPSI)—According to the latest findings from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), cardiovascular disease—an umbrella term that includes heart attacks, stroke, arrhythmia and several other conditions—is the leading cause of death in the United S...
(NAPSI)—Good news for parents and, indeed, anyone who cares about kids in America: Fewer adolescents aged 12 to 17 are smoking or using alcohol than at any time since 2002, according to the latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) by ...
(NAPSI)—Here’s news many building owners may greet warmly: Using spray foam insulation as a roofing material can help make your place more comfortable and durable.
(NAPSI)—The Internal Revenue Service recently reported a data security breach that may have affected more than 334,000 American households. This personal data, including Social Security numbers, could land on the Dark Web, where such information i...
The threat of flooding in Wilkes and other northwestern counties is great this weekend.
Believe it or not, there is a proposal in Congress to let drivers as young as 18 drive 18-wheelers through mutliple states on the nation’s interstates.
Ron Rash, Western Carolina professor and author of five previous novels including “Serena,” captures his beloved North Carolina mountains at their best.
Recent rain and (mostly) cooler weather has me in the mood to cozy up at home and cook some comfort food.
Yes, we have a state budget and a $445 million budget surplus continues to be lauded as evidence by our politicians that “reforming the tax code and increasing competitiveness are strengthening North Carolina’s economy and putting more money into the budget of working families.”
When we started to plan the Carolina in the Fall Music and Food Festival nearly eight months ago, we had no idea what all that entailed.