Health

Obamacare

Consumers worry about what will happen after ACA repeal

As repeal of the Affordable Care Act gets closer to reality, some health care experts are predicting chaos that could leave millions of Americans without coverage.

Study: Smoking in moderation is bad for your health

There is no such thing as a safe level of smoking. Even low-intensity smokers are at increased risk of earlier death.

The Importance of Having a Primary Care Doctor

The relationship with your primary care doctor is crucial to your health and well-being, and it shouldn’t stop after you leave the doctor’s office. Secure online tools can help you stay in touch for better health results.

Don’t toss the floss

Despite recent reports, dentists say there is good reason to clean between your teeth.

Obamacare premiums will rise by double digits in 2017

The average premium for Obamacare insurance plans sold on Healthcare.gov will rise 25 percent next year, the U.S. government said on Monday,

Curb Your Eating

The reasons why you overeat and tips to help your brain fight the temptation to indulge

Reported STDs at Unprecedented High in the U.S.

Total combined cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis reported in 2015 reached the highest number ever.

Depression study sheds light on screening and treatment for adults

A study suggests that many adults with depression do not undergo treatment, and a large number of adults receiving treatment screen negative for the disorder.

Breast Cancer: Awareness Is Good, But Education Is Better

Living a healthy lifestyle always helps reduce cancer risk, so exercising regularly and watching your diet are steps you can take. But it doesn’t end there.

Looking for stress relief? Pick up a coloring book

Art therapy can be a great way to relax and stay calm, which may explain why adult coloring books have become so popular in recent years.

News & Buzz

Alma-Adams

Rep. Alma Adams says she won’t attend Trump inauguration

Adams, who represents North Carolina's 12th congressional district, joins a growing list of Democrats who say they will sit out...

Entertainment

The scene at Saturday's Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade in Uptown Charlotte. The celebration of King's legacy continues this week in the Qcity. Visit WhatsHappeningCharlotte.com for more events.

This Week in Charlotte (Jan. 16-20)

This week: The celebration of MLK's legacy continues. Charlotte Professional Networking Week kicks off. The Charlotte Hornets take on the...

Commentary

Martin Luther King Jr. statue in Marshall Park in uptown Charlotte. (Photo: Qcitymetro)

No, the world is not coming to an end

What would Martin Luther King Jr. say about the quagmire of problems facing America today? His life and his determined...

Faith

Dr. Bernice King speaks during the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. January 16, 2017. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

‘God can triumph over Trump,’ says MLK daughter Bernice King

Speaking at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the youngest daughter of the slain civil rights leader told the...

People

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Scene at AKA Day at the Movies (Photo Gallery)

Scene at AKA Day at the Movies at Studio Grill in Charlotte, which featured the film “Hidden Figures.” The event,...

QcityEVENTS

1.17
The Morning Exchange: A Networking & Knowledge Event
1.17
Economic Update: Expert Predictions and Dialogue
1.17
Past, Present and Future: Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
1.19
CONNECTING THE DOTS: Professional Connections Luncheon
1.19
Modernism + Film: The Silence of Mark Rothko