Simple steps help you stay the fitness course

Simple steps help you stay the fitness course

I have become a huge fan of memes (photos or cartoons with funny or inspirational sayings). You can find them for just about any subject just by typin...

August 20th, 2017 |  


Free prostate cancer screens offered until Sept. 1

LUMBERTON — Free prostate cancer screens will be offered Monday through Sept. 1 for men ages 40 to 69 who meet eligibility requirements.Requirem...

August 19th, 2017 |  


Wellness on Wheels bus to travel county making free blood pressure checks available

LUMBERTON — Southeastern Health Community Health Service’s Wellness on Wheels bus will be at four locations around the county during Augus...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Southeastern Health to manage cardiology clinic; Duke providers to remain

Southeastern Health to manage cardiology clinic; Duke providers to remain

LUMBERTON — Southeastern Health soon will assume management of the day-to-day operations of Duke Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery of Lumber...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Carolina Eye Associates announces the opening of its Lumberton office

Carolina Eye Associates announces the opening of its Lumberton office

SOUTHERN PINES — Carolina Eye Associates recently opened a satellite clinic in Lunberton.The clinic is located at 2905 N. Elm St., convenient to...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Free head and neck cancer screen set for Aug. 18 at East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine’s Robeson County Community Service Learning Center

Free head and neck cancer screenLUMBERTON — Gibson Cancer Center will conduct its annual free head and neck cancer screening event for adults on...

August 6th, 2017 |  


Use of spray to battle mosquitoes has little reward for cost, effort

Use of spray to battle mosquitoes has little reward for cost, effort

Several inquiries have been received as to when the county will be spraying for mosquitoes this year. As everyone knows who lives outside of a town wi...

August 6th, 2017 |  


First repair of gene in embryos holds promise for inherited disease, raises ethical questions

First repair of gene in embryos holds promise for inherited disease, raises ethical questions

WASHINGTON — Altering human heredity? In a first, researchers safely repaired a disease-causing gene in human embryos, targeting a heart defect ...

August 6th, 2017 |  


Health events

LUMBERTON — Several events promoting healthy living have been scheduled at Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center, which ...

August 6th, 2017 |  


R.I.C.E the best remedy when an injury occurs

R.I.C.E the best remedy when an injury occurs

If you have ever read the waiver you signed when you joined a gym or the fine print on a piece of home exercise equipment, you may have seen the follo...

July 29th, 2017 |