Siobhan Allen On Getting Healthy As A Team
Siobhan Allen of Team UNC Health Care joined our Aaron Keck to talk about how how her fellow team members help motivate her to get fit.
China, The Canary in the Coal Mine
When I started writing Common Science in 2011, I did not envision devoting so many columns to resource constraint issues. However, every time I listen...
Jennifer Marsh On Exercises That Work For Her
The challenge has been fun, and I have tried lots of new things in my goal to complete the BINGO card. Last Sunday I finished all the items on the car...
My-Linh Luong Goes Wall-Climbing!
My Linh Luong, of Team Orange / Massage Envy Spa, took her Healthiest You Challenge to the next level by taking on the climbing wall. Assistant Coach ...
Where The Heck Am I Going?
I don’t know about you, but every once in a while I have one of those moments when I look at my life and literally say to myself, “where t...
Matt Bonds, Assistant Coach of Team Massage Envy at Eastgate, On Making Progress
Matt Bonds of UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont joined our Aaron Keck to talk about his team’s progress, and to offer his tips for getting in sh...
“A Mountain Populist To The Very End”
When long-time legislator and lawyer Martin Nesbitt died last week at age 67, he was already on my mind for a column. The news of his stomach cancer, ...
Peg Todloski On Jump-Starting A New Lifestyle
I have loved, loved, loved the opportunity to use the UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont. It’s such a great facility. I’ve always been a li...
Robin Maher On Her Healthiest You Journey
The 2014 Healthiest You Challenge has been a very positive experience for me. I have learned that exercise, although tough at times, can be fun and ve...
Freddie Kiger: “They Are My Heroes”
Freddie Kiger's speech on heroes and heroism, delivered February 23, 2014 at WCHL's Hometown Heroes recognition lunch.
Order Amidst Chaos, Or Vice Versa: “Arcadia” At Deep Dish
Deep Dish Theater tackles Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia," a dazzlingly smart play that leaps across time in search of truth.
North Carolina’s Tribal Rivalries
Have we gotten used to all the national attention on North Carolina and our tribal rivalries? Do we mind the reports of the mean-spiritedness, the rud...
Dr. Tina Lepage
Accepting Your Child As-Is
Every parent knows to say that they accept their child just as they are. Most parents also want to believe that. Yet they have their list of ways they...
This is Raleigh Mann. My bride Betsy and I have been in the North Carolina Cancer Hospital and the adjacent Women’s Hospital off of Manning Drive a ...
Checking In On Peak Oil
In last week’s column, The Case of the Missing Propane, I explained how the widespread use of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of shale oil deposits ...
Alison Stephens, Coach of Team Cameron’s, On Sticking With It
Alison Stephens of UNC Wellness Center at Cary joined our Aaron Keck to talk about how to build and maintain a healthier lifestyle. http://audio.chape...
Playing Basketball In The Snow
This is Lew Margolis. Now that the snow has melted and the supplies of road salt depleted, I have a question. How are a postponed UNC/Duke basketball ...
Planting Native, Saving Our Diversity
“First question for you,” says UNC-TV’s Exploring North Carolina host, Tom Earnhardt, when he begins his talk to a Rotary club or other civi...
Dustin Buttars, Coach of Team Massage Envy Southpoint, Gives Advice For A Healthier You
Dustin Buttars of UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont joined our Aaron Keck to talk about the first week of the Healthiest You Challenge, how past conte...
The Case of the Missing Propane
Over the past few weeks, I have seen many stories about propane shortages in the United States. As a result of these shortages, prices for propane hav...