Health calendar

Mondays/Thursdays/Saturdays/Sundays AA meeting at 8 p.m. on Monday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, at the Christ Episcopal Church Annex, 425 North Cherry Street. For more information call (850) 251-0278. Mondays Breastfeeding Support Classes at 11 a.m. on Mondays at the Jefferson County…

The ethics of AIDS/HIV Living with HIV

Shattering myths and misconceptions Article Submitted by Cynthia Mahoney Since its sudden appearance in the United States in 1981, The Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) has claimed at least four million lives worldwide and more than 250,000 lives in the…

The Savvy Senior: What is COPD?

Dear Bob, COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a serious lung disease that, over time, makes it hard to breathe. What’s more, an estimated 24 million people have COPD today, but about half of them don’t know it. Many…

Your wealth of health

Benefits of the cold I don’t know about you, but I do not like the cold. I specifically moved to the south to get away from it. Surprisingly enough, there are several benefits to being outside in the cold. These…