Obama calls for rapid Zika research as virus seen spreading

President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for the rapid development of tests, vaccines and treatments to fight the mosquito-transmitted Zika […]
By By Julie Steenhuysen and Roberta Rampton, Reuters | January 27, 2016

Sondra Hines adds a little spice to her workout

I love to exercise, so I don’t need a specific reason to try something new. But it helps if the activity challenges me, is fun and gives me a good workout.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | January 27, 2016

Time for tea – to your health

HEALTH MATTERS: Studies have found that certain hot teas, when incorporated with a healthy lifestyle, can have a beneficial effect on your health.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | January 27, 2016

Exercise 101: Why moving your body is so important

This article is sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, which has partnered with Qcitymetro since 2010. […]
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | January 20, 2016

Mamie Williams reveals her recipe for long life

If you’re surprised Mamie Williams still works at 87, she said you might also be surprised to learn how much working helps her.
By By Elizabeth Leland, The Charlotte Observer | January 20, 2016

Join us in the Qcitymetro Get-Fit Challenge at Red Bow Fitness

In early spring, Qcitymeto will launch an exercise and health program for women called the Qcitymetro Get-Fit Challenge at Red Bow Fitness. We hope you'll join us.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | January 13, 2016

The Power of Mindfulness

The more you practice being mindful, the more you will reap the health benefits, including a lower stress level.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | January 13, 2016

Village HeartBEAT starts Year 4 with a record 21 churches

On Saturday, the first of an eventual 300 participants came out for health screenings as this year's Village HeartBEAT program began.
By Glenn Burkins | January 11, 2016

Sticking to your health resolutions is not impossible

Now that you've resolved to get healthy in 2016, here are some tips to help you stay focused.
By Ayesha Qureshi, MPH | January 7, 2016

Fitness Trends for 2016

What's hot in 2016: Qcitymetro fitness writer Sondra E.Z. Hines has the answers.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | December 30, 2015