Qcitymetro fitness writer Sondra E.Z. Hines writes about her decision to undergo fibroid removal and her road to recover.
Sondra Hines shares her journey through fibroid surgery
Study: African Americans aren’t getting enough sleep
Only 54 percent of “non-Hispanic blacks” report sleeping at least seven hours each night – the duration recommended by health experts.
How to avoid catching cold or flu
Having a cold is no fun. It’s even worse if you have the flu. Remember to be mindful during cold and flu season to decrease your chances of getting sick.
A county health program gets national attention
Since it’s launch four years ago, Mecklenburg County’s Village HeatBEAT program has been slowly making a name for itself.
How to get (and keep) strong bones
HEALTH MATTERS This article was made possible through the financial support of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, […]
How to fall asleep (and stay asleep)
Sleep impacts both physical and mental health. Lack of sleep can affect your mood, ability to perform tasks, and even your appetite.
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 […]
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.
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.
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. […]
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.
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.
The Power of Mindfulness
The more you practice being mindful, the more you will reap the health benefits, including a lower stress level.
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.
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.