Health and Wellness

Little Escape from the Heat

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You know when you wake up in the morning and moisture is running down the outsides of your windows that the day is going to be a humid one.

After a first cup of coffee, I decide to check the temperature on our front deck which is in the shadows most of the morning. I find the window thermometer already registering 80F at 6:50 AM.

When I walk outside twenty minutes later, the warm air surrounds me.  There is no breeze, skipping my morning walk around the docks doesn't take a lot of thought.

The change from July 12 when we sat outside in the driveway just as dusk found is striking.  That night the eighty degrees with a nice sea breeze and less humidity felt like a great beach night.

This morning I am glad that I mowed the yard earlier in the week and soaked all the plants yesterday morning.  My wife comes in from taking a couple of letters to the mailbox at 10:30 and pronounces her trip outside like a trip to a sauna.
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Emerald Isle Emergency Medical Services EMT Basic Class

02/28/2009 - 08:00
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Emerald Isle Emergency Medical Services offers emergency medical technician basic classes from 8am to 5pm Feb. 28 at the Emerald Isle EMS building. Call 252-354-2249 for details.


Red Cross Blood Drive

02/10/2009 - 09:00
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There will be a Red Cross blood drive Feb. 10 from 9am - 1pm at Carteret Community College, 3505 Arendell Street, Morehead City.


Red Cross Blood Drive

02/06/2009 - 11:00
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There will be a Red Cross blood drive Feb. 6 from 11am to 5pm at Realty World, 2946 Highway 24, Newport.


Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic

02/20/2009 - 00:00
02/22/2009 - 00:00
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There will be a low cost spay/neuter clinic sponsored by Encore Pets Inc. of Morehead City on the campus of Duke Marine Lab on Pivers Island Feb. 20-22. Registration is 9am-noon Feb.7 at The History Place in downtown Morehead City. For info. call 252-247-1747.