A Charlotte woman’s life was saved ago thanks to experimental cancer treatment. Four years later, she’s pleased to see other patients in the Carolinas and across the world are getting a second chance at life thanks to the same treatment that saved her own.
November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is providing free memory screenings in order to raise awareness about the disease that affects more than 5 million Americans.
Instead of oceans of pink filling the streets of Uptown Charlotte on Saturday, you may see scattered pink around the Charlotte area as people race where they are in this year’s Komen Charlotte Virtual Race for the Cure.
Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month is in September, but it is not spoken of nor does it get as much attention as other cancers. Oncologists are hoping to change that so more women are aware of the risks to their reproductive organs.
Friday night, Quinn XCII and Chelsea Cutler will perform live in front of a drive-in audience at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Saturday night, Chris Janson and Michael Tenpenny will perform at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the same fashion. County music star Kane Brown will headline a group of country art
They may not be toeing the start line together, but thousands of people will still walk or run 3.1 miles the first Saturday of October as they do every year, to raise money to find a cure for breast cancer.
Unbeknownst to the public, the star of the Marvel film ’Black Panther’, Chadwick Boseman, was fighting colorectal cancer off-screen while fighting Marvel villains on-screen. Boseman died of cancer on Friday at 43-years-old, following a 4-year-battle with the disease.
The Republican National Convention was the largest sanctioned event in North Carolina since the start of the pandemic. Health professionals believe the protocols used to host the RNC could be used to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19 during other group gatherings.
One day after the Republican National Convention was held in Charlotte, we’re learning health safeguards that were put in place, may have stopped some delegates who had the coronavirus from attending the convention.
Delegates and employees attending the Republican National Convention in Charlotte next week have already begun taking enhanced health precautions to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus at the 2020 RNC.
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced a delay in return to practice and competition for high school sports in North Carolina this school year. WBTV spoke with Sports Medicine Specialists at Atrium Health about the concerns of returning to sports during the COVID-19 pandemic.