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    Even During A Pandemic, Nurses Lead the Way With Clinical Research

    CHARLOTTE - Nurses have always been the backbone of patient care in hospitals, a fundamental truth highlighted repeatedly during the endlessly punishing demands of...

    ‘Sudden Cardiac Death’ Is Not As Sudden As It Sounds

    CHARLOTTE - Between 350,000 and 400,000 Americans die every year from sudden cardiac death. And while the “sudden” part makes it seem like it...

    New Guidance On COVID Booster Shots From FDA Advisory Panel

    CHARLOTTE - Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel has recommended a third dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for people 65 and older, and...

    Staying Safe Is Still A Priority

    CHARLOTTE - The COVID-19 virus is still affecting the community in a huge way. As the numbers rise and we see more people getting...

    Thyroid And Weight Gain: Setting The Record Straight

    CHARLOTTE - 10 things we all need to understand about the thyroid gland. Though it weighs less than an ounce, your thyroid gland punches way...

    COVID Third Doses Are Coming: Here’s What You Need To Know

    CHARLOTTE - The federal government is urging third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for at-risk patients and in the coming months, expanding that to...

    How To Keep Unvaccinated Kids Safe During The COVID Delta Surge

    CHARLOTTE - If it’s starting to feel like déjà vu all over again, you’re not alone. After a too-brief moment of optimism this spring...

    Novant Health Partnership Prepares Young Adults With Disabilities For The World Of Work

    CHARLOTTE - High schoolers and other young people with disabilities often have a huge question that looms over their lives: Where will I land? They...

    Bringing Heart Care To Those Who Need It Most

    CHARLOTTE - Dr. Akshay Pendyal is a fellowship-trained cardiologist with top credentials, but he’s also an old-fashioned physician. His new office at the Novant Health...

    Student Athletes: Avoid These Mistakes As sports Fire Back Up

    CHARLOTTE - Your kids spent last year boomeranging from room to room around your house, thanks to COVID-19. They’re raring to get back to...

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    Honoring Native Perspectives On Thanksgiving

    CHARLOTTE - In September of 1620, The Mayflower set sail from England on a treacherous 66-day voyage that would end in America.  The Pilgrims’...

    Celebrating Thanksgiving Traditions

    CHARLOTTE - Every year on the 4th Thursday in November, we commemorate the day in 1621 when the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Native Americans...

    Southern Perfection By Corey Brings Sweet Treats To Mint Hill

    CHARLOTTE - Mint Hill residents with a sweet tooth will be especially interested in the area’s newest (and probably most delicious) business. Southern Perfection...

    There’s A Lot Happening At The Mint Hill Library

    MINT HILL, NC - Have you heard about the great things happening at the Mint Hill Library? “People don't realize what the library has to...

    Veterans Day Through The Eyes of A Local Veteran

    CHARLOTTE - Veterans Day is a special day on the calendar that honors all veterans who have served in our armed forces during wartime...