shaping up for Spring

Wednesday Wellness- Wake Forest Baptist Offers Tips on How to Spring Back into Health the Smart Way

By WFBMC   Anxious to begin running outside, hitting the golf course and beautifying your yard again? Not so fast. According to Christopher Miles, M.D., assistant professor of family and community medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and one of the team physicians for Wake Forest University athletes, if […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
donate blood

Severe Winter Weather has Affected Red Cross Blood & Platelet Donations

By Staff Following round after round of snow, freezing rain and arctic cold in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood and platelet donors to give now to help restock its shelves. March storms forced the cancellation of more than 200 […]

by · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
ADT Security Locks Out Camel City Workers

ADT Security Locks Out Camel City Workers

By Chad Nance   “I keep my nose on the grindstone, I work hard every day Might get a little tired on the weekend, after I draw my pay But I’ll go back workin, come Monday morning I’m right back with the crew I’ll drink a little beer that evening, […]

by · March 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
parent shamed

The Day I was Trolled and Parent Shamed

By Kristen Margo Daukas   Last month when CCD published and promoted one of my articles Editor Chad Nance prefaced it with this comment: Heard a local Mom complaining that Kristen Margo Daukas writes about kids as if she hates being a parent… no.. that’s just stupid. Kristen writes like a parent who […]

by · March 13, 2015 · 2 comments · Columns, Community, Guests, Health
dooley & mom

Observations from Below – A Mother’s Love – Mama Bear Roars

By Bryan Dooley “Rare is the son or daughter who can outrun the tenacious love of their mother.” ~ Julie Patrick Barnhill My mother has always been there for me. She jokes that she knows more about Cerebral Palsy, than I do, because she researched it for months before I […]

by · March 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Columns, Guests, Health

Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center – Living, Learning, and Healing with Horses

By Bryan Dooley   Karly becomes very emotional when remembering her friend, Tony. He had many jobs, but he loved his work at Riverwood more than any other. Tony offered physical and emotional support to anyone who needed it, especially to Karly. There love is still palpable, even though Tony […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 1 comment · Community, Health
mom dates

Mommy & Me Date Ideas for Your Teens

By Kristen Daukas   Remember when your kids were younger and all they wanted to do was spend time with you? And all you could think after 8 non-stop hours was “can’t I even PEE in peace??”. Flash forward a couple of mommy and me date ideas for your older […]

by · March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health

New Column – Bryan Dooley’s Observations From Below

By Bryan Dooley   With a name like Bryan Dooley, you can probably guess that I’m Irish. Bryan is a Celtic word meaning strength and nobility or high. I’m going to stick with strength and nobility, just in case my mom is reading this. My mother chose my name because […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 8 comments · Columns, Community, Guests, Health

Affordable Healthcare Act Deadline Extended in North Carolina

By Staff   On Friday, February 20th Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a special enrollment period for individuals and families who were not able to obtain health coverage in 2014 and are subject to the fee or “shared responsibility payment” when they file their 2014.  This special enrollment […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services, Health

The North Carolina Youth Leadership Forum Empowers Young People with Disabilities

By Bryan Dooley   The week of June 15-19th is sure to be life changing for a select group of young people with disabilities in North Carolina. A unique event called the North Carolina Youth Leadership Forum (NCYLF) will be underway on the NC State University campus. Young people from […]

by · February 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health