GirlTrek: Women walking for health and community

More than 170 women have joined the Facebook group for the Charlotte chapter of GirlTrek, and nationally, more than 58,000 women have joined the group pledging to walk 30 minutes per day, five days per week.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | April 6, 2016

Sondra makes her TV debut on FOX 46

On March 9, Sondra Hines was a guest on the FOX 46 morning news program “Good Day Charlotte,” where she demonstrated some simple exercises.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | March 23, 2016

CDC: Doctors should prescribe fewer opioid medications for pain

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new guidelines advising primary care doctors to sharply reduce their […]
By By Ransdell Pierson | March 16, 2016

7 tips to healthy eating on a budget

With careful planning, it is possible to eat healthy meals while not eating out your budget.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | March 16, 2016

Okay, fellas, I wanna get in your pants

Now that I have your attention, can we talk about prostate cancer?
By D. Barbara McWhite | March 15, 2016

Kids who skip lunch are missing out on essential nutrients

Children who skip lunch may not be getting enough vitamins and minerals from the rest of their meals and snacks, a study suggests.
By By Shereen Lehman, REUTERS | March 9, 2016

The good and bad on carbohydrates

There are two types of carbs -- good and bad, simple and complex. Knowing the difference is essential to good nutrition.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | March 9, 2016

Don’t give in to emotional eating

We all need food to thrive and survive, but eating sometimes is more about feeding an emotional hunger.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | March 2, 2016

Get-well wishes for Sondra Hines

As Qcitymetro fitness writer Sondra E. Z. Hines recovers from surgery, her friends and readers reached out to express their well wishes.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | March 2, 2016

Half of gay black men in U.S. will be diagnosed with HIV, CDC says

Black men who have sex with men are 250 times more likely as heterosexual U.S. men overall to be diagnosed with the virus, according to the CDC.
By By Sebastien Malo, Reuters | February 26, 2016