First case of coronavirus reported in Mecklenburg County

Two people test positive for coronavirus in Mecklenburg County. Gov. Roy Cooper advises people to cancel, postpone or modify events.
By Katrina Louis | March 12, 2020

How one working mom finds balance

Endya Perry, a manager at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, says it's important to find a healthy balance between work and family.
By GlennOaks Media | December 31, 2019

“Black don’t crack,” but it can

Melanin plays a role in how our skin ages, but more women in their 30s are seeking out anti-aging cosmetic procedures.
By Nakisha Washington | December 4, 2019

Another accolade for Village HeartBEAT

The Mecklenburg County program that works with local churches to address health disparities in Black and Latino communities won a "Best Practice Award" during the Healthy Churches conference held last week in Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | November 26, 2019

Burnout is real, and it’s affecting people younger and faster

Some experts link medical conditions like depression to burnout, and it's on the rise.
By Nakisha Washington | November 18, 2019

Know the facts about opioids and addiction

Fact: In 2017, about six North Carolina residents died each day from an unintentional opioid overdose. Fact: The opioid-related death […]
By GlennOaks Media | October 29, 2019

Mattie Grigsby: At 91 this retired teacher is still blazing trails

Decades after she arrived as the first black teacher at Myers Park High School, Mattie Solice Grigsby, 91, is still […]
By GlennOaks Media | October 29, 2019

Lauren Travis, The Barre Code franchise owner, talks about the ballet barre-inspired workout

Lauren Travis pursued entrepreneurship after encouraging words from her mother and nearly two years as an instructor for The Barre Code in Miami.
By Sabrina Clark | October 23, 2019

Mecklenburg tax collector will seize wages, bank accounts for overdue Medic bills

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By Glenn Burkins | September 18, 2019

Black Girls RUN! brings Sweat With Your Sole conference to Charlotte

The three-day conference will gather a nationwide community of runners to encourage a healthy lifestyle for women.
By Crystal Marie | August 21, 2019