Health

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 […]

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 […]

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.

News & Buzz

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

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Entertainment

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All-Black orchestra showcases tunes that speak to the culture

North Carolina-trained conductor leads orchestra that performs with a contemporary twist.

Voices

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Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from...

Faith

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.

People

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Statewide “Green Book” exhibit will highlight Charlotte people and places

North Carolina's 'Green Book Project' explores the 327 entries in "The Negro Motorist Green Book," including the histories of 55...

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