Be a CBCC “Holiday Hero”

The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas is calling all high school and college students to join its “Holiday Heroes” program for a chance to win a $1,000 college scholarship.
By QCity Metro Staff | October 7, 2015

Study links inactivity to heart disease

People who are inactive for hours on end each day may face an increased risk of diabetes and heart disease, even if they also get regular exercise, a U.S. study confirms.
By QCity Metro Staff | October 3, 2015

4 children bitten by fox in southwest Charlotte

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By QCity Metro Staff | September 30, 2015

Breast cancer survivor Tia Bullett shares message of hope

Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006, Charlotte resident Tia Bullett, now cancer free, created an annual fundraiser to help others avoid her painful journey.
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | September 30, 2015

Warm weather workouts require extra precautions

The calendar may point towards the end of summer, but that doesn’t mean hot weather is gone. In fact, the […]
By Sondra E. Z. Hines | September 2, 2015

A local minister serves God by helping others get fit

Jacotron Potts never set out to be a fitness instructor. But after listening to a sermon that stressed the importance of serving others, he formed an exercise group on his Facebook page.
By Glenn Burkins | August 26, 2015

A local minister serves God by helping others get fit

Jacotron Potts never set out to be a fitness instructor. Yet there he was, in Charlotte’s Revolution Park, leading a […]
By Glenn Burkins | August 26, 2015

CDC Reports: Most US middle and high schools start the school day too early

With classes set to resume later this month, finding time for sufficient sleep will become a challenge for your school-age […]
By QCity Metro Staff | August 12, 2015

Southern food tied to heart disease

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – People who like fried food, sweet tea and other foods synonymous with Southern […]
By QCity Metro Staff | August 11, 2015

Study: Sudden cardiac arrest more likely in African Americans

By Reuters Wire Service – July 21, 2015 By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – Black Americans are more likely […]
By QCity Metro Staff | July 21, 2015