The power of Palliative Care: ‘Anytime we’ve got our feet knocked off beneath us, it was brought back to us in such great blessings’

Palliative care is the medical specialty focused on improving quality of life for people facing serious illnesses - from cancer to heart failure to dementia.

  Mecklenburg County splash pads inspected, deemed safe to open

Mecklenburg County has 7 splash grounds in all, five will open this weekend. Ahead of that, testing is required and we uncovered records showing nearly all of those opening this weekend had violations.

  Couple stuck with medical bills after Laser Spine Institute closes

The Towell's filed a complaint with the Florida Attorney General's office detailing the all of the problem's they had trying to get authorization and answers from the Laser Spine Institute.

Customers at an SC restaurant may have been exposed to hepatitis A, state health officials say

DHEC was notified on May 17, 2019, that an employee of the restaurant tested positive for hepatitis A.

  1 in 10 children and young people have mental health problem

Those numbers are the reason why Monarch opened a Youth Crisis Center in Charlotte back in December 2017. It was the first one of its kind in North Carolina.

  ‘What life is like after a stroke, I’ve lived it.’ Charlotte doctor on her work to save people from strokes is personal

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a big problem in the U.S. among men. It’s also the single most important risk factor of stroke. And, for men - the risk of stroke is higher and more dangerous.

  Should you consider a measles vaccination booster?

Those born between 1958 and 1989 are urged to consider getting the MMR vaccine, Novant Health says, amid the recent measles outbreak.

  Local experts address factors impacting CBD dosage, efficacy

New CBD shops opening throughout our area mean more people deciding to take CBD, and if they do, how much to take, and how frequently.

  ‘We don’t ever want to be looked at as ‘bad’ or ‘wrong’ or ‘defective’: Charlotte therapist on removing stigma around Mental Health

May has been designated as Mental Health Awareness Month since 1949 in an effort to remove the stigma associated with mental health. But doing that is no easy task.

  Red Cross appeals to donors as blood shortage grows

Unfortunately, the summer season is generally when donations drop and need rises. It’s why the Red Cross is trying to organize blood drives every day in the Charlotte area.
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  Churches being used to help tackle mental illness

  Allergies running rampant In North Carolina


Vietnam veteran awards Purple Heart to family of ‘true hero’ Riley Howell

Woman leads police on high speed chase in old police car

A woman led police in two counties on a high speed chase on Wednesday, and they say she was driving what used to be a police car.