Dog nicknames reflect their habits

By Karl Terry: FNM columnist Sometimes a given name just doesn’t suffice for a dog. A nickname sometimes works better. The new dog at the Terry household, Ranger, earned one early on in his residence for his tendency to find out of the way, even hiding places to sleep. We found him behind the couch […]

Change of habits calls for chance of pace

By Lynn Moncus Recently, I was visiting with another friend who is resting from using nicotine and wondering what all the noise is about. We both agreed that we miss that habit and that we are sure we must be feeling much better than we have for years because we have been told we would. […]

Eating habits begin at birth

Brenda Bishop It may be hard to believe that the health decisions you make for a five-year-old today will still count when he or she is 50.  Many studies now show that adult afflictions like heart disease and high blood pressure clearly have their origins in early childhood. In some cases, childhood presents the only […]