FCMH Foundation receives donation

FCMH Foundation receives donation

The Fayette County Memorial Hospital Foundation received a check in the amount of $425 from Barb Saville, owner of Sweetwater Bay Boutique, recently.T...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Millennials beware, a scam may be in your future

Millennials beware, a scam may be in your future

Everyone thinks the elderly are the most at-risk for being scam victims. We have stereotyped that the “less educated, less intelligent, elderly,...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Reducing saturated fat in your diet but still eating meat

Reducing saturated fat in your diet but still eating meat

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines recommend we reduce the saturated fat in our diet. This usually means limiting your intake of red meat, which is high...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Eat fruit, but know the carbs number if diabetic

Eat fruit, but know the carbs number if diabetic

I know I should be eating more fresh fruit, but I have type 2 diabetes. Last weekend I enjoyed a few slices of watermelon, and I was surprised when I ...

August 5th, 2016 |  


You can enjoy some corn on the cob

You can enjoy some corn on the cob

We really enjoyed having corn on the cob in the summer. One of my children asked why we don’t have it more often. I explained that corn is a sta...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


Cook retires as Health Dept. director of nursing

Cook retires as Health Dept. director of nursing

The Fayette County Health Department would like to announce the retirement of Marty Cook, R.N., who served as the director of nursing for her last thr...

August 1st, 2016 |  


Sign up for food alerts to stay safe

Sign up for food alerts to stay safe

My wife was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and so we are both watching what we eat much more carefully. I was surprised to learn that she ne...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Tasty red, white and blue ideas for the Fourth of July

Tasty red, white and blue ideas for the Fourth of July

Are you planning a party this weekend for the Fourth of July? Red, white and blue is the theme for the weekend. Fill the party with some healthy and t...

July 1st, 2016 |  


Keep food safety in mind when camping

Keep food safety in mind when camping

We are planning to go camping for a long weekend this summer and I want to be sure we’re smart about the food we bring and prepare. What should ...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Beware of Mosquitoes!

Beware of Mosquitoes!

Have you heard the buzzing sound or felt the itchy bites? Mosquitoes are around. We used to think the itchy bite marks were just a pest. Now, we hear ...

June 22nd, 2016 |