Health & Wellness


Nutrition, recycling, healthy relationships – expo covers it all

Expo-goers who frequent the annual CrossRoadsNews Health & Wellness Expo know that the presentations and demonstrations are always top-notch.

Rae Rae to rev up expo audience with fun warm-up routine

There is a reason Rae Rae Clark is known as the Fitness Motivator.

Healthcare Marketplace enrollment available at Jan. 31 expo

The deadline for 2015 open enrollment for the Healthcare Marketplace is Feb. 15, and Oakhurst Medical Centers will help consumers sign up for the first time or re-enroll in better options at the 10th Annual CrossRoadsNews Health & Wellness Expo ...

Long ignored, winter’s superfoods gaining centerpiece status

Kale remained a tremendously popular vegetable in 2014, but I predict its distant relative, cauliflower, will continue to rise as a shining star in the produce department.

A decade of thanks for expo’s supporters

Milestones should be celebrated, and this year, we at CrossRoadsNews are marking the 10th anniversary of our Health & Wellness Expo at the Mall at Stonecrest.

Fitness diva leaps at Kangoo Jumps low-impact workout

Fitness diva LaWanda Brokenborough is now jumping for health.

DeKalb Medical, Oakhurst, GPTC to offer free screenings

Free screenings for diabetes and hypertension will be available at the 10th Annual CrossRoadsNews Health & Wellness Expo at the Mall at Stonecrest on Jan. 31.

Hawks’ Teague seeks ‘assists’ for Children’s

Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague is challenging metro Atlanta businesses and individuals to join him in raising funds for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding.

16 dead statewide as the flu takes toll on Georgians

Georgia’s flu-related death toll has risen to 16 as of Jan. 10, and the flu continues to spread throughout Georgia and 45 other states.

Jury awards $72.7 million to girl mauled by pit bulls

A DeKalb jury awarded $72.7 million to Erin Ingram who lost an arm in a pit bull attack nearly five years ago when she was 8.

Workshop at Macy’s seeks minority, women fashion entrepreneurs

Fashion-related entrepreneurs who are ready to take the next step have until Feb. 1 to apply for the Workshop at Macy’s.

Deal sets course for Georgia’s next four years

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has proposed a new transportation plan in his State of the State address to make the state more competitive.

Vendors needed for senior expo

Vendors and exhibitors can sign up for DeKalb for Seniors Inc.’s second annual Business and Community Expo on Feb. 4 at the Lou Walker Senior Center.

2015 tax filing season will open on Jan. 20

The 2015 tax filing season opens on Jan. 20, and the Internal Revenue Service will begin accepting electronic and paper tax returns immediately.

MARTA hiring police officers with signing bonus

MARTA is hosting a Jan. 24 job fair to hire 18 police officers.