Health

Mecklenburg health program wins national competition with $500,000 prize

Mecklenburg County’s Village HeartBEAT program aims to reduce the health factors related to heart disease and diabetes.

Message in the music: How the city of Charlotte is hoping a rap song can teach residents about waste management

The song, “Go Green Go Clean,” encourages Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents to think twice about the amount of waste they generate.

Everyone’s a winner at the Sorority Greek Health Olympics

Last week I sprinted to the finish line of a wellness project I had been working on since January – […]

How I got training to help others going through mental health crisis

I recently went back to school. I squeezed into a small, crowded room with 27 people and sat through an […]

Why women should weight train

As a fitness professional, I enjoy seeing others reach their fitness goals — weight loss, gaining strength, revving up their […]

Why stretching is so important before exercising

Question: I just started exercising and have been hearing a lot about flexibility. Why is flexibility important? Flexibility is the […]

Midlife cardiovascular risk factors may increase chances of dementia

NIH funded study supports link between mental and vascular health.

Expert tips for finding the right foundation to match your skin tone

Professional makeup artist Johnatha Camp knows a thing or two about beauty.

Single women: How far would you go to have a baby with no partner?

In our latest podcast, a fertility specialist gives the low-down on who is going to the sperm bank, how to design your baby and what will it cost you.

Talking healthy hair with LaMonica Cuthbertson, Different by Design Hair Salon

We take great care to ensure that our hair looks good, but are we also taking the proper steps to ensure that it remains healthy?

News & Buzz

Man killed in north Charlotte. Was it a crime or self-defense?

Mecklenburg County prosecutors will review a Friday evening homicide to determine whether a crime was committed. Shortly after 8 p.m.,...

Entertainment

Carolina natives J. Cole and Anthony Hamilton lead star-studded lineup for 2019 NBA All-Star Game

Fayetteville's J. Cole to perform during halftime; Hamilton to sing national anthem. Rapper Meek Mill and singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen...

Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about...

Faith

Mecklenburg health program wins national competition with $500,000 prize

Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program aims to reduce the health factors related to heart disease and diabetes.

People

Self-Care for the Busy Professional: Massages are no longer just a luxury service

A Valentine's Day gift sparked an idea for Brandi Fox that led to the creation of Pamper Us Mobile Massage....

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By Way of the Back Door
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Live Art Show featuring CLT Artist Marcus Kiser
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NBA All-Star at Epicentre
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AfroPop! Charlotte, Vol.29: All-Star Edition 2019
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Jerk Chicken N’ Waffles All-Star WKND Brunch at Mangos