Health

A Zumbathon to raise awareness of breast cancer

Unless you’ve been out in the stratosphere, it’s hard to miss that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Therefore, all […]

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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Breast cancer survivor Tia Bullett shares message of hope

Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006, Charlotte resident Tia Bullett, now cancer free, created an annual fundraiser to help others avoid her painful journey.

Warm weather workouts require extra precautions

The calendar may point towards the end of summer, but that doesn’t mean hot weather is gone. In fact, the […]

A local minister serves God by helping others get fit

Jacotron Potts never set out to be a fitness instructor. But after listening to a sermon that stressed the importance of serving others, he formed an exercise group on his Facebook page.

A local minister serves God by helping others get fit

Jacotron Potts never set out to be a fitness instructor. Yet there he was, in Charlotte’s Revolution Park, leading a […]

CDC Reports: Most US middle and high schools start the school day too early

With classes set to resume later this month, finding time for sufficient sleep will become a challenge for your school-age […]

News & Buzz

Carol Anderson, author of ‘White Rage,’ to speak at Levine Museum on Sept. 26

History professor traces white backlash against black progress from Reconstruction to the election of Barack Obama.

Entertainment

A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...

Commentary

I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

Faith

Charlotte church to invest $2 million in mixed-income housing development

The church's investment comes as various studies have found that Charlotte’s supply of affordable housing has not kept pace with...

People

20 years in, No Grease turns to franchising to accelerate growth

Owners Damian and Jermaine Johnson said the move is a natural progression for a business that has spent two decades...

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9.19
Ten Men Book Launch
9.19
Cigars and Networking
9.20
Plaza Patio Party
9.20
Dr. Bertha Maxwell-Roddey Lecture: A Road Map of Opportunity for Charlotte
9.21
Charlotte: One Year Later, an ecumenical worship service