Several factors can trigger holiday depression: finances, loneliness, stress from obligations, and Seasonal Affective Disorder, which is caused from shorter days with less sunlight.
Holiday depression is real; 8 ways to battle the blues
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.
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.
CDC: No excuse not to get flu vaccination (video)
Health officials are urging people to get their flu vaccines and get them early to prevent serious conditions brought on by the virus.
Reducing how much you eat need not be torture
When it comes to losing weight, portion control, or controlling the amount you eat, can be just as important as controlling what you eat.
Village HeartB.E.A.T. health program selected for national competition
Village HeartB.E.A.T, Mecklenburg County’s faith-based health program, was one of 50 health programs selected nationwide to compete for $1.5 million in cash awards.
Will N.C. Blue Cross be next to abandon the ACA marketplace?
Blue Cross and Blue Shield, North Carolina’s largest insurance provider, will decide soon whether it will continue writing policies through the Affordable Care Act’s online marketplace.
Why water is essential to a healthy body
Because our bodies are made up of about 60 percent water, it is important that we consume enough to survive and function properly.
5 mosquito facts everyone in Charlotte should know
You could be inviting mosquitoes into your home and enticing them to bite, without even knowing it. Learn more about what attracts them and how to keep them away.