New year, new you: How to accomplish your health and fitness goals in 2021

Two local health practitioners offer tips for leading a healthier lifestyle. It starts with setting realistic goals.
By Jonathan Limehouse | January 4, 2021

Diabetes: Facts you should know in the era of Covid-19

By eating right and keeping your body active, diabetes can be avoided and even sent into remission.
By GlennOaks Media | November 25, 2020

How these health entrepreneurs continue to serve up wellness despite pandemic challenges

Three small-business owners in the health sector shed light on a challenging 2020, in the final part of Black Power Moves.
By Kallan Louis | August 31, 2020

JCSU a ‘ghost town’ for remaining students on campus

Most students left for an extended spring break. Others have until March 30 to vacate campus.
By Emiene Wright | March 19, 2020

“Black don’t crack,” but it can

Melanin plays a role in how our skin ages, but more women in their 30s are seeking out anti-aging cosmetic procedures.
By Nakisha Washington | December 4, 2019

Another accolade for Village HeartBEAT

The Mecklenburg County program that works with local churches to address health disparities in Black and Latino communities won a "Best Practice Award" during the Healthy Churches conference held last week in Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | November 26, 2019

Burnout is real, and it’s affecting people younger and faster

Some experts link medical conditions like depression to burnout, and it's on the rise.
By Nakisha Washington | November 18, 2019

Black Girls RUN! brings Sweat With Your Sole conference to Charlotte

The three-day conference will gather a nationwide community of runners to encourage a healthy lifestyle for women.
By Crystal Marie | August 21, 2019

‘Real men’ do care for their health; witness these two

On average, men in the U.S. die about five years earlier than women of the same age. Worldwide, that disparity […]
By QCity Metro Staff | June 28, 2019

For National HIV Testing Day, Mecklenburg health department and providers offer free screenings

Mecklenburg County Public Health, Atrium Health and Novant Health are teaming up to provide access to free HIV screenings, resources and services.
By Katrina Louis | June 26, 2019