Wellness

Studies show cooking with coconut oil is OK for your heart | The People's Pharmacy

Coconut oil is rich in saturated fat, so it got a bad rap with respect to heart health, write Joe and Teresa Graedon. Other topics today: meeting vitamin B-12 requirements on a vegan diet, and persimmon as a remedy for acid reflux.

Pets

Off-duty North Carolina officer rescues family dog from fire

LELAND, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina family's dog is alive, thanks to the actions of an off-duty Leland police officer who ran into a burning home to save the animal. WWAY-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2mGaUuw) that Sgt. Jonathan Hall kicked down the door of the home Sunday night. He didn't find Kia until after he went...