Tuesday, October 1, 2019

E-cigarettes pose threat to users’ AND bystanders’ health

Cases of severe lung illness associated with e-cigarette use reported across nation By Kristen Barnhardt As e-cigarette use skyrockets in popularity, parents should know the risks...

Hidden toxins in lakes pose threat to your health

Algae kills North Carolina therapy dog; humans face risk, too By Kristen Barnhardt A string of tragic pet deaths across the U.S. linked to toxic algae found...

Mental health during college: A guide for students and parents

By Kayla Newsome How students and parents can get ready for the first year Starting college can be overwhelming as young adults prepare to be on...

4 key injury tips for parents of athletes

If your child plays, here are some things to keep an eye on By Cliff Mehrtens Playing fields will soon fill with young athletes launching into fall...

True or false? Debunking the 9 most common pregnancy myths

Breaking down the do’s and don’ts when you’re expecting By Jennifer Meadows When it comes to pregnancy, everything from web articles to books, to relatives and strangers...

What happens when your largest bone is damaged?

Basketball prospect works through a serious setback By Cliff Mehrtens Za’Haree Maddox dreams of playing college basketball. He’s 15, talented and already drawing attention from college recruiters. But...

Arizona – Saudi Arabia – Kernersville, a nurse’s journey

By Cliff Mehrtens What keeps a 47-year veteran going strong? Gloria Poole grew up in rural Indiana in the 1960s, where for most girls, there weren’t...

Why you need to pay more attention to sleep

By Cliff Mehrtens Sleep studies – often done at home – can pinpoint problems Everyone has a sleep number. It’s the hours of sleep that make you feel...

Radiology manager honors brother’s memory in fight with breast cancer

By Josh Jarman Siblings prove to be 'more than conquerors.' For better or worse, it is often our families that help determine the direction we take in...

It’s time to end the silence around gynecologic cancer

By Josh Jarman Why knowing the 3 S’s - symptoms, screenings and shots - can make a difference As hard as it can be to talk about...

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Sandals Ocho Rios Jamaica – Part 2

Water is everywhere. With 105 pools, including 7 Main Pools, you can find YOUR spot. The Ochi Beach Club is the main place to...

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Greetings!! Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center is about to celebrate its first year anniversary, and we want to invite our ladies to join...

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Does it really matter when a post goes out on social media? Yes. However it does matter less than it used to, with the algorithm deciding...

Do essential oils live up to their claims?

Essential oils may have their benefits, but proceed with caution Most of us have a friend or two who swear by essential oils. You may...

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The weather may still be in the 90s, but fall festival season is almost here. The summer beach scene is in the rearview mirror...

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Woman’s night out

Greetings!! Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center is about to celebrate its first year anniversary, and we want to invite our ladies to join...

Five North Carolina Fairs and Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

The weather may still be in the 90s, but fall festival season is almost here. The summer beach scene is in the rearview mirror...

Team of Volunteers Bring The Moving Wall to Mint Hill

The Moving Wall will be in Mint Hill at Veterans Park Oct. 10 to 14, thanks to a committed group of Veteran volunteers along...

Have a seat at the table

Charlotte, North Carolina can rightfully be called a food and drink destination.  Boasting many locally owned restaurants, some of which are now national chains,...

ECU dental student from Charlotte will spend a year at the National Institutes of...

Omar Glover, a fourth-year dental student at the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine, has been selected to attend the National Institutes of...