How to use herbal supplements safely
Dear Savvy Senior, Are herbal supplements safe for seniors who are taking other prescription medications? I have a friend who swears by them, but I want to be sure before I take anything new....
Norman doctor preparing for Winter Gala for Parkinson’s Research on Dec. 12
Nov. 1, 2011, is a day that Nicole Jarvis, M.D., will never forget. It was on this day that Jarvis, who was only 38, was officially given the diagnosis of Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease. Now, at 40, Jarvis juggles her illness, her ...
Texting for tacos
Before I unleash the next couple of sentences, I want to warn some of you to be prepared for some harsh words. OK. Here we go. I don’t enjoy receiving or sending text messages. There, I said it. I love the cell phone and think it’s the ...
Norman Galaxy of Writers score at Oklahoma contest
Six Norman Galaxy of Writers members took home 14 awards May 3 and 4 at the annual Oklahoma Writers’ Federation Inc. conference at the Norman Embassy Suites Hotel. In addition, Robert Ferrier served as judge for a poetry category and ...
Norman Music Institute show to benefit nonprofit
For Gregg Standridge, instructor at Norman Music Institute, music inspires many things, including a passion for community. It is this inspiration that has moved the Norman Music Institute instructors to host an event combining music and ...
NAIC to host workshop Friday
Jan Astani will provide a marketing workshop, “Communicating Our Story in the Community,” from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Friday. The workshop is the last in a leadership training series sponsored by Norman Addiction Information & Counseling, A ...
Brown bag seminar scheduled
The Norman Public Library will host a Legal Research Brown Bag Seminar at noon Wednesday in Rooms A and B of the library, 225 N. Webster Ave....
Caffeine: How much it too much?
Q: I consume caffeine on a daily basis. How much is too much? What is the caffeine content of some foods/beverages? A: Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant that enhances alertness, reduces fatigue and helps to improve ...
Students can continue to learn during summer school
Q: I really don’t want my son sitting home all day during the summer months. Is summer school an option? — Yvette, Oklahoma City Dear Yvette, While summer school is typically for those students who fail a class and need to make up a ...
17-year-old should be given responsibility to ‘own’ problems
Q: I went into my 17-year-old’s bedroom to wake him this morning. After some urging, he eventually got up and then told me he hated me. What is the appropriate consequence for this sort of disrespect? A: Actually, I don’t consider that a ...
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