5 ways to get more fiber in your diet

A diet rich in fiber can have many health benefits -- lower bad cholesterol (LDL), fewer digestive issues, and more controlled blood sugars.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | May 11, 2016

For Edith Green, Village HeartBEAT has been a ‘lifesaving program’

For years, Edith Green ignored her strong family history of diabetes...until she got tested as part of the Village HeartBEAT program.
By Adriana Burkins | May 4, 2016

May is Stroke Awareness Month; Know the 5 Signs

May is Stroke Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 130,000 people die from strokes […]
By Carolinas HealthCare System | April 27, 2016

Arthur Johns: He’s down 114 pounds and counting

Two years ago, Arthur Johns struggled to walk long distances, and when he tried to climb stairs, he found himself winded.
By Victor Earl | April 27, 2016

5 rules of workout etiquette

Is that cell phone call really necessary...right in the middle of my exercise class? Things you should know before hitting the gym.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | April 27, 2016

Charles McClelland: Healing from the inside out

Name: Charles McClelland Church: Ben Salem Presbyterian Church Risk Factors: Life Style His Story: Charles McClelland had been dealing with […]
By Victor Earl | April 20, 2016

A life-changing role for Sandra McDuffie

Name: Rev. Sandra McDuffie Church: St. Luke Baptist Church Health factors: High blood pressure, diabetes and high sugar levels Her […]
By Adriana Burkins | April 20, 2016

Dancing for a healthier and happier life

Name: Maria Mora Church: Camino Community Center Age: 25 Her story: In the three months that Maria Mora, 25, of […]
By Adriana Burkins | April 20, 2016

Steps you can take to improve your health

For good health, experts recommended we take at least 10,000 steps a day, which equals about five miles walked and 300 calories burned.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | April 20, 2016

Here’s the skinny on that extra weight you’re carrying

Penny Gordon-Larson, a professor of nutrition at UNC Chapel Hill, talks about obesity...it's causes and effects.
By Glenn Burkins | April 13, 2016