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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.

Not maintaining consistent eating times can lead to poor mental health, including depression and anxiety, cardio-metabolic diseases and weight gain, according to Medical Xpress. A doctoral student in the field of neuropsychiatry and a psychiatrist focusing on nutrition and mood disorders found that eating rhythms can be used to limit negative moods and increase mental […]

A popular fruit, especially during the summer season, is a slice of watermelon. And whether it’s a dash of salt, lightly grilled, included in a stir fry or salad or in a blender or smoothie, watermelons contain the antioxidant Lycopene. Studies show that Lycopene helps to decrease the risk of cancer, heart disease and age-related […]

World Tuberculosis Day is recognized yearly on March 24th and the goal is to educate the public about the impact of the disease.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Tuberculosis (TB) cases rose over 9% in 2021, after dropping in 2020.  And although there was an increase in reported cases last […]

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) says the COVID-19 pandemic caused more than 140,00 children to lose a primary or secondary caregiver from April 2020 through June 2021. A researcher for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, describes children possibly facing orphanhood as a hidden, global pandemic. NIH’s report also states that more than […]

A recent poll shows that some Pastors of Black and Latino congregations feel ill-equipped, not adequately prepared and not properly trained to address mental health care.  “Where Would You Go? Race, Religion, and the Limits of Pastor Mental Health Care in Black and Latino Congregations is a study published in the Journal, Religions. Parishioners said […]

Healthcare workers at three Atrium hospitals received some TLC last night.  Some members of The Charlotte Symphony performed at Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center, Atrium Pineville and Atrium University City to thank workers for their tireless efforts to serve others during the pandemic.  Last night’s tribute continues the tradition of the community honoring healthcare workers […]

Please share this number-988.  The number 988 is the new lifeline number to call, text or chat for anyone experiencing a behavioral health crisis.