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 […]

It’s never too late to get back on the health bandwagon

As humans, we are prone to get distractions. But when it comes to nutrition and exercise, it’s never too late to start again.

Charlotte has a new support group for black women coping with infertility

The support group Fertility for Colored Girls was started by a Chicago minister in 2014 and has now spread to seven locations, including Charlotte.

Real Talk: Dr. Ian Smith dishes the skinny on weight loss 

Are you struggling to drop more pounds? Have your weigh-loss efforts hit a plateau? Maybe it’s time to “Blast the Sugar Out,” says celebrity Author Dr. Ian Smith.

Scene at the Kappa Foundation’s Healthy Achievement 5k Run/Walk

The event was held Saturday in uptown Charlotte to raise money to support the foundation’s mentoring efforts.

Under fire for his leadership, Mecklenburg Health Director Marcus Plescia will step down

Plescia, who heads the Mecklenburg County Health Department, faced growing criticism after it was revealed that county health clinics had mishandled test results for nearly 200 women who were screened for cervical cancer.

Here is the perfect exercise to tone those summer legs

As summer approaches, a reader wants to know how to get those perfectly toned legs.

News & Buzz

Clarence Armbrister, a lawyer with a long career in education, is named JCSU’s next president

Armbrister, currently president of a Philadelphia prep school, will begin his new job at Johnson C. Smith University on Jan....

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

Friendship Missionary Baptist to sponsor hurricane-relief trip to Texas

The church is looking for able-bodied men to work gutting homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

People

Kym Jackson learns lesson from grandmother: Pay it forward

American Airlines employee earns company award and $10,000, then donates money to program that helped her sister build a new...

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WFAE’s Charlotte Talks – Charlotte Mayoral Forum
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Christian Book Lover’s Retreat
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Modernism + Film: Journeyman Architect – The Life and Work of Donald Wexler
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Food Prep and Storage Class/Food Too Good to Waste Challenge Kick Off Party
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A Call to Action from Apostle Terrell Murphy