Health & Fitness

 Georgann Yara

Making a list

Making a list

According to a Duke University study, the average American gains five pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. And, according to the National Institutes of Health, most Americans never shed that new weight, which piles up over the years. Suddenly, those few extra pounds have become a lot bigger. But if you think that keeping the […]




 Georgann Yara

Asthma sufferers welcome new bronchial treatment

The leaves may not turn deep shades of amber and auburn, but the crispness in the morning and night air signals fall in the Grand Canyon State. For asthma sufferers, the cooler, dry climate means attacks are more likely. For children, those chances double with the onset of school and exposure to cold and flu […]




 Georgann Yara

Campaign targets young Hispanics in drive to prevent meth addiction

Instead of enjoying large Sunday family dinners and spoiling her grandson, Stella Mimms copes with the aftermath of having a 36-year-old son addicted to methamphetamine. She raises her son’s child and accepts the fact that her other child refuses to speak to his brother, who was just released from jail in early September after suffering […]




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