More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.
Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala
Black Health Spotlight: My grandma’s Alzheimer’s disease shaped me into a warrior for the cause
Black Health Spotlight: How fibroids helped discover my ovarian cancer
Ovarian cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths because it typically goes undetected in the early stages.
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.
5 last-minute gift ideas for fitness lovers
Although I love to exercise, retail therapy ranks pretty high on my fave list of things to do. Consequently, I’m […]
7 tips for staying fit during the holidays
The end of the year is typically when most weight gain occurs. Here are strategies to help you stay on track with your fitness goals during the holidays.
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.
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 […]
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 […]