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More evidence that breakfast is important to overall health

Eating more calories early in the day and consuming less food at night may reduce the odds of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiac or blood vessel diseases, new research indicates.

Gospel singer Richard Smallwood talks about his battle with depression

He made a career telling others about the goodness and mercy of God, but behind the scene, gospel artist Richard Smallwood was hurting.

Holiday depression is real; 8 ways to battle the blues

Several factors can trigger holiday depression: finances, loneliness, stress from obligations, and Seasonal Affective Disorder, which is caused from shorter days with less sunlight.

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.

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.

News & Buzz

The Excelsior Club, located on Beatties Ford Road about one-half mile north of the main entrance to Johnson C. Smith University, was for many years the leading private black social club in the Southeast, and one of the largest of its kind on the East Coast. (Source: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission)

Excelsior Club, now in foreclosure, faces uncertain future

State Rep. Carla Cunningham, who inherited the club from her husband, said she hasn't decided what she'll do with the...

Entertainment

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What’s Happening Charlotte (Feb. 17-19)

11 things you can do this weekend -- including a special jazz performance, a night in Rio, an African dance...

Commentary

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Cam Newton is a dad again, but I’m not feeling so young myself

Can I be honest? This week's news that Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and his longtime girlfriend Kia Proctor had brought...

Faith

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Black History For A New Generation

Our children should know about the African American struggle, but more important, they should know about the strength we have...

People

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NCCU trustee launches $1 million endowment with $250,000 gift

The money will be used to enhance the NCCU School of Business, which recently announced plans for a new, state-of-the-art...

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