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

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.
By QCity Metro Staff | June 2, 2019

Wednesday Wellness: For healthy teeth and gums, dental care should begin early in a child’s life

As health disparities go, the growing need for quality dental care often gets overlooked, but consider: In North Carolina, about […]
By GlennOaks Media | May 7, 2019

Black Health Spotlight: My grandma’s Alzheimer’s disease shaped me into a warrior for the cause

Every 65 seconds, a person in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s disease. It's the fourth-leading cause of death among older African Americans.
By Ashley Stevens | April 26, 2019

Black Health Spotlight: How fibroids helped discover my ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths because it typically goes undetected in the early stages.
By Dartinia Hull | March 13, 2019

Free Culture Blocks events offer Charlotte seniors healthy and fun options for their social calendars

Enjoy a fun workout with line-dancing classes or engage in storytelling about birds of prey, among other events. Programs are free and at venues close to home.
By GlennOaks Media | February 28, 2019

Saving lives: Pi Phi Chapter holds its annual blood drive

This blood drive is said to be the second-largest in the Charlotte area, behind one hosted by the Carolina Panthers.
By Gary J. Lewis | June 5, 2018

Need help finding free or reduced-costs social service programs? Check out the Community Resource Hub

Atrium Health's online database provides easy access to agencies that provide assistance with food, transportation, medical care, infant needs, legal assistance and more. Find services in your area from local, state and national providers.
By GlennOaks Media | March 27, 2018

Midlife cardiovascular risk factors may increase chances of dementia

NIH funded study supports link between mental and vascular health.
By QCity Metro Staff | August 14, 2017

City initiative challenges Charlotteans not to be trashy

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By QCity Metro Staff | July 24, 2017