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The National Institutes of Health has partnered with Tulane University and forty-two churches in the New Orleans area to start a five-year study to address hypertension in the black community.  A grant of $7.6 million has been donated to train church wellness coordinators to work with church members to start early conversations about disparities in […]

Studies show that hair straightening chemicals are linked to higher cancer risks.

A new study published by the journal Cell Metabolism indicates that eating early helps with weight loss.  The research from two studies suggests that keeping meals within a 10-hour period could improve cholesterol and blood sugar levels. According to Cell Metabolism, two studies were conducted.  Participants consumed the same meals, and the number of calories […]

The University of Houston has released the results of a study that indicates Black men in their 50s and older, who attend religious services on a regular basis, may have lower mortality rates. The information was recently published in the PLOS One Journal in an article, ‘Religious Attendance and Mortality Among Older Black Men.’ Marino […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There are many ways to show your support and raise awareness. Here are 8 of them.

It's fall! Here is your fall guide with the best places to pick apples near Charlotte.

Fall is here and it's time to update your flu shot.

Here are some simple ways to relieve stress.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human is warning families not to purchase Mother's Touch formula online.

Heart, an online journal, says a new review of studies shows that salt substitutes could lower the risk of heart attack, stroke and death. Researchers are reporting that Black Americans have remained at higher risk for heart disease than whites for the past 20 years. About 30,000 people from Western Europe, the Western Pacific, the […]

Aug. 8th is National Happiness Happens Day.

Here are some family-friendly locations to help you beat the heat in the Charlotte area.