Health

Some Mecklenburg County businesses have COVID-Safe stickers on their windows. Here's what it means.

The Monkeypox vaccine is not currently available in all North Carolina Counties.

Atrium Health earns multiple national honors by U.S. News & World.

Experts found that an increase in screen time during the pandemic may have damaged eyesight in some.

Here's how to order more free at-home COVID tests.

With multiple heat waves sweeping through the area, here's how to keep yourself healthy and beat the heat this summer.

The 2019 census data shows fewer than 1 in 5 psychologists are people of color.  Data also shows that fewer than 1 in 30 is Black. Yet, access to mental health services and the demand for culturally sensitive mental health professionals has exploded.  Experts say the recent appointment of a Black Ordained Minister to lead […]

National Women’s Check-Up Day is a day set aside to encourage women to focus on their personal health. It is advantageous for women to talk to their health care providers about their health concerns, get check-ups, and work to reduce their health risks each year. As we age, women should be aware of changes in […]

The demand for nurses has been discussed for the past 20 years, according to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (AACN)  The Bureau of Labor Statistics expect 175,000 vacancies for registered nurses every year through 2029.  Here are some reasons given for the shortage: retirement or those choosing to leave people are living longer […]

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is distributing the first shipments of at-home rapid COVID-19 antigen tests it ordered for the state. The test kits, each containing two tests, have been distributed to state public health departments (PHDs) around the state and will be available for pickup beginning today. Residents can […]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released updated guidelines on Tuesday saying fully vaccinated Americans do not need face masks anymore unless they are in a large crowd. The CDC’s new “interim public health recommendations” details activities fully vaccinated can resume. Walking, running, hiking or biking outdoors alone or with members of their household […]

Since more people are rolling up their sleeves to get the COVID vaccine, traveler’s confidence to take trips has grown as summer approaches. According to an AAA survey, nearly half of North Carolinians (48%) are more willing to fly and stay in hotels. Whereas in January only 26% of travelers were comfortable. The top reasons […]