Tag: prevention

Our View: ‘Mask’ is not a bad four-letter word

In this hyper-partisan era, during this increasingly nasty election year, it seems that every action is a political statement. With 130,000 deaths and counting in...

Life Well Lived: Defining, avoiding and treating diabetes

By Dr. Vivek Sinha Diabetes. You know that it has to do with sugar. You know that being overweight can be bad for you and...

Opioid Work Group plans for action

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Alexandria’s Opioid Work Group hosted an “Opioid Community Action Planning Meeting” on Monday to address the impact of the national...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: School board reviews resolution...

Following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, the Alexandria City School Board reviewed language around a resolution against gun violence at its meeting on...