Matt Talford

A salute to veteran Matt Talford

The former Army Medical Corp veteran has written a best-selling book that speaks to how faith and family helped him in his fight against cancer.

Bacon and other processed meats can cause cancer, health organization says

The World Health Organization says eating beacon and other processed meats can increase the risks of cancer in humans. Groups representing the meat industry reject the findings.

American Cancer Society eases mammogram recommendations

In a major shift, the organization now says mammogram screenings for breast cancer should start at age 45, not at age 40, as previously recommended.

Meck County to host Twitter chat on women’s health

The Tuesday, Oct. 27, event will feature Mecklenburg County Health Director Dr. Marcus Plescia and will focus on county health services for women who qualify.

Finding new ways to keep my workout fresh

WEDNESDAY WELLNESS I love fitness, but I have a confession: I get bored easily with workouts, so I’m always looking […]

Mecklenburg County gives support to troubled C.W. Williams health center

Mecklenburg County commissioners on Tuesday night threw their support behind the embattled C.W. Williams Health Center as it seeks a $1.3 million federal grant.

Coming to Charlotte: A health conference with a focus on churches

Pernessa Seele, founder and CEO of The Balm in Gilead, talks with Qcitymetro about her upcoming Healthy Churches 2020 conference, which arrives in Charlotte November 4.

Be a CBCC “Holiday Hero”

The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas is calling all high school and college students to join its “Holiday Heroes” program for a chance to win a $1,000 college scholarship.

Study links inactivity to heart disease

People who are inactive for hours on end each day may face an increased risk of diabetes and heart disease, even if they also get regular exercise, a U.S. study confirms.

4 children bitten by fox in southwest Charlotte

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Kirk Franklin wants us all to lose our religion

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Ta-Nehisi Coates: African Americans face presumption of criminality

Speaking at Davidson College, the best-selling author explained how the fatal police shooting of a college friend inspired him to...


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