Health

Workers from Carolinas HealthCare System out for a stroll along Little Sugar Creek Greenway near uptown Charlotte. (Photo: Glenn H. Burkins for Qcitymetro.com)

Steps you can take to improve your health

For good health, experts recommended we take at least 10,000 steps a day, which equals about five miles walked and 300 calories burned.

Food ideas for a healthy road trip

With warmer weather comes family outings and more car travel. With a little planning, you can avoid the junk food, even while on the road.

GirlTrek: Women walking for health and community

More than 170 women have joined the Facebook group for the Charlotte chapter of GirlTrek, and nationally, more than 58,000 women have joined the group pledging to walk 30 minutes per day, five days per week.

Sondra makes her TV debut on FOX 46

On March 9, Sondra Hines was a guest on the FOX 46 morning news program “Good Day Charlotte,” where she demonstrated some simple exercises.

CDC: Doctors should prescribe fewer opioid medications for pain

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new guidelines advising primary care doctors to sharply reduce their […]

7 tips to healthy eating on a budget

With careful planning, it is possible to eat healthy meals while not eating out your budget.

Okay, fellas, I wanna get in your pants

Now that I have your attention, can we talk about prostate cancer?

Kids who skip lunch are missing out on essential nutrients

Children who skip lunch may not be getting enough vitamins and minerals from the rest of their meals and snacks, a study suggests.

The good and bad on carbohydrates

There are two types of carbs — good and bad, simple and complex. Knowing the difference is essential to good nutrition.

Don’t give in to emotional eating

We all need food to thrive and survive, but eating sometimes is more about feeding an emotional hunger.

News & Buzz

PayPal

PayPal cancels plans for Charlotte expansion, citing HB2

PayPal says it will not move forward with plans for a global operations center in Charlotte, citing a new state...

Entertainment

Toni-Dick-Gregory

On the town with Toni (April 29- May 1)

Looking for something fun to do this weekend in Charlotte? Check out Toni Baker-Tyson's weekly entertainment picks. It's fun for...

Commentary

Prince performs during the halftime show of the NFL's Super Bowl XLI football game between the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts in Miami, Florida, February 4, 2007. REUTERS/Mike Blake/Files

Why Prince’s death hit me especially hard

(Commentary) Whenever I’m happy. Or sad. Whenever I feel loved. Or feel alone. Prince was there with the perfect lyric...

Faith

At Rebecca’s Taste of the South restaurant in northeast Charlotte, Derrick “Fly Ty” Jacobs leads a discussion that explores issues faced by men and women who are Christian and single. (Photo: Michaela Duckett)

Why are you single? Qcity locals gather to discuss being alone

Documentary explores being Christian and single. Is anyone really OK with it?

People

Yolanda-Pierce

Princeton professor to speak at Livingstone College commencement

The commencement speaker will be Rev. Yolanda Pierce, who directs the Center for Black Church Studies at Princeton Theological Seminary.

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