Health

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest Charlotte.

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?

Social interaction can help cancer patients survive longer

Study highlights the importance of social interaction during chemotherapy. It can help patients live longer after treatment.

4 tips for summer fitness

With a little planning, you can enjoy summer, stay healthy and have fun too.

Officials: Fixing county health department could take a year and millions of dollars

Acknowledging years-long failures in Mecklenburg County’s health department, county officials on Tuesday called for an overhaul of the agency. County […]

News & Buzz

Aretha Franklin playlist: 6 of my favorite songs from the Queen of Soul

Managing Editor Katrina Louis compiled a list of songs dedicated to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.

Entertainment

It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”

I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.

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

Pew report reveals trend about black millennial faith

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.

People

Meet Daisha Haynesworth, a Qcity Newcomer

A chance for better weather and a vibrant social scene was enough to lure Haynesworth from Cleveland to Charlotte.

QcityEVENTS

8.20
For the Culture, For the Future — Charlotte Celebrates Black Philanthropy Month
8.20
8.2.0 Second Anniversary Celebration Week
8.22
The Lion King
8.23
Save Our Summer Blood Drive
8.23
The Lion and the Little Red Bird