Health

Southern food tied to heart disease

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – People who like fried food, sweet tea and other foods synonymous with Southern […]

Study: Sudden cardiac arrest more likely in African Americans

By Reuters Wire Service – July 21, 2015 By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – Black Americans are more likely […]

A medical program to assist those in need

Last month, I did something that gave me as much of a rush as teaching a fitness class. And in […]

Who Can I Turn To? Navigating the Mental Healthcare Maze

By Sonyia Richardson – July 8, 2015 When you need help for life stressors, anxieties and depressive symptoms, accessing it […]

3 Exercises to Strengthen Core Muscles

Question: I hear a lot about working the core, but I’m not sure why this is important. Answer: The core […]

In North Carolina, prostate cancer attacks black men at a startling rate

By Jay Price and Karen Garloch | The Charlotte Observer In 1997, Halifax Community College math instructor Wendell Perry was […]

Local churches honored for meeting wellness goals

Ten women who attend the church Hispanos Unidos won this year’s Village HeartBEAT competition, with a combined weight loss of […]

A family commits to healthier living

Names: Slyvia and Melvin Austin Church: New Life Fellowship Center Health Factors: Obesity, medication for blood pressure and a desire […]

Mecklenburg health officials seek more women for breast cancer screenings

The Mecklenburg County Health Department is trying to spread the word to women in low-income households about a free program […]

A dream comes true for a Charlotte fitness entrepreneur

Over the years I’ve taught aerobics classes at the YMCA, churches, rec centers, conferences and health fairs, but I’d never […]

Panel discussion on health and fitness

During CIAA week, Nettie Reeves, a nationally recognized fitness expert, will moderate a panel focused on health and fitness.

Stay fit amid the CIAA madness

NO MORE EXCUSES

Just because you plan to party nonstop for the next few days, that’s no excuse to ignore your body’s fitness needs.

Leaping into Destiny

NO MORE EXCUSES

Stepping out on faith, Candra Davis answered the call to open a Christian-based dance studio. Today, the Leap of Faith Dance
Academy works with youths as well as adults.

Remembering a legacy

NO MORE EXCUSES

As I reflect on the legacy of Dennis Darrell, I’m blessed I had an opportunity to know him.

Fitness by the clock

Use your body’s internal clock to schedule your exercise workouts. A Florida researcher says afternoons are often ideal.

News & Buzz

Durham prepares for rumored white supremacist rally

County offices and businesses close as hundreds take to the streets of downtown Durham in noon-time demonstrations

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

‘Slave labor’ alleged at North Carolina Church 

Sixteen former members from Brazil told the Associated Press that they were made to work while being subjected to physical...

People

Charlotte author Monica Wood is on a mission to empower girls and boys

PR and crisis management expert Monica Wood pens a series of books for children.

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