Tuesday, September 8, 2020

COVID-19 and Restrooms: 11 Things you Better Know

Charlotte, NC - Many of us had an aversion to public restrooms long before COVID-19 turned mundane moments  — like touching a doorknob —...

How to Stay Safe Returning to school during COVID-19

CHARLOTTE, NC - What students and parents should do to protect themselves The COVID-19 pandemic will change nearly every aspect of school when it reopens...

Why Young Athletes Should not skip their Medical Exams

CHARLOTTE, NC - Here’s how an annual checkup is vital to a child’s health School sports are delayed in North Carolina because of the COVID-19...

I’m Asking, not Ordering, Wear the Mask, Please

CHARLOTTE, NC - I’m not going to come right out and tell you to wear a mask … but I hope you already are....

Four Reasons you Might Put off Seeking Medical Attention – and Why you Shouldn’t

Don’t ignore health concerns during COVID-19 COVID-19 has put the world on pause. Business travel, summer vacations, home improvement projects – much of it is...

What Every Woman Needs to Know about her Headaches

CHARLOTTE, NC - Why migraines affect women at 3 times the rate as men She’s a women’s neurologist and board-certified headache specialist at Novant Health Neurology...

Fireworks and COVID-19 are a Bad Mix

How to stay safe during July 4 celebrations. Celebrating America’s Independence Day is synonymous with fireworks. But handling pyrotechnics yourself is dangerous and not recommended. With...

Answering your Most Common Mask-Related Questions during COVID-19

It’s been a month already, do I still need to wear a mask? As stay-at-home restrictions gradually lift across the country, many are starting to...

Return to the Gym after COVID-19? Hmm…

Navigating COVID: Back to life At the top of the list of things COVID-19 made us realize we took for granted: gyms. People miss their workout...

Novant Health Updates Hours of Operation for COVID-19 Respiratory and Screening Assessment Centers

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 15, 2020― Beginning Tuesday, June 16, hours of operation for Novant Health’s respiratory and screening assessment centers in North Carolina will be...

Featured articles

Local Second-Grader Supports Levine Children’s NICU through Art

MINT HILL, NC - Three years ago, Vanessa Birch, mom to then-five-year-old Hazel, was confronted with a problem familiar to all parents of preschoolers:...

Fall Splendor – Raleigh’s Juniper Level Botanic Garden opens two Weekends in September

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA – Juniper Level Botanic Garden, a $7.5 million gift to North Carolina State University, will open two weekends in September for...

News You Can Use: What’s Happening at the Local Library?

MINT HILL, NC - The local library looks a little different these days, but there are still many free services you can take advantage...

Back to School Picture Day

Charlotte, NC - Not sure what School Picture Day will look like this year.  Will the schools allow the “Picture People” in schools to...

Bank of America Grant will Help Families Escape Poverty

Indian Trail, NC – Sarah Kimbrough signed up to take Common Heart’s Getting Ahead classes for the $425 in gift cards (the free weekly...