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Social interaction can help cancer patients survive longer
Study highlights the importance of social interaction during chemotherapy. It can help patients live longer after treatment.
4 tips for summer fitness
With a little planning, you can enjoy summer, stay healthy and have fun too.
Officials: Fixing county health department could take a year and millions of dollars
Acknowledging years-long failures in Mecklenburg County’s health department, county officials on Tuesday called for an overhaul of the agency. County […]
It’s never too late to get back on the health bandwagon
As humans, we are prone to get distractions. But when it comes to nutrition and exercise, it’s never too late to start again.
Charlotte has a new support group for black women coping with infertility
The support group Fertility for Colored Girls was started by a Chicago minister in 2014 and has now spread to seven locations, including Charlotte.
Real Talk: Dr. Ian Smith dishes the skinny on weight loss
Are you struggling to drop more pounds? Have your weigh-loss efforts hit a plateau? Maybe it’s time to “Blast the Sugar Out,” says celebrity Author Dr. Ian Smith.
Scene at the Kappa Foundation’s Healthy Achievement 5k Run/Walk
The event was held Saturday in uptown Charlotte to raise money to support the foundation’s mentoring efforts.
Under fire for his leadership, Mecklenburg Health Director Marcus Plescia will step down
Plescia, who heads the Mecklenburg County Health Department, faced growing criticism after it was revealed that county health clinics had mishandled test results for nearly 200 women who were screened for cervical cancer.
Here is the perfect exercise to tone those summer legs
As summer approaches, a reader wants to know how to get those perfectly toned legs.