Health in Charlotte, NC

It's important to protect your toddler's teeth from decay and cavities. Find out what snacks and drinks are the most tooth-friendly, and what you should avoid.

For the 33+ million Americans who suffer from OAB (overactive bladder) symptoms, the idea of traveling, road trips, and family vacations can seem impossible. The truth is, with some careful planning and a bit of preparation, it’s more than possible. Try these tips!

Tooth extraction aftercare may differ based on the type of extraction and location of the tooth. Yet there are general things anyone who’s had a tooth extraction can do to help the healing process. We’ll share several tips that may speed up healing, ease postsurgical pain, and prevent a complication called dry socket.

The microdermabrasion that a dermatologist performs differs from the one that you can do at home with a kit.

When it comes to whipping up a healthy homemade version of your favorite healthy coleslaw recipe, the sky is the limit! Get inspired by these colorful, flavor-packed versions.

Tickborne illnesses are on the rise. Carmen Teague, MD, specialty medical director in internal medicine with Mecklenburg Medical Group - Uptown, discusses how to protect yourself and your family, while still enjoying your favorite outdoor activities.

For parents/caretakers raising children, teens and young adults with mental illness and other brain disorders
Understanding How ADHD Affects Your Child
Kristen Sinclair from Cabarrus County Schools will be presenting about the supports available that can have a significant impact on the day to day and long term success of your child at school
Youth & Siblings will have their “KOT-Kids of Tomorrow” support group during…

Teeth grinding – which is also known as bruxism – is very common in children, especially among toddlers and preschoolers.

From diet to evolution, prehistoric chompers tell archaeologists a surprising amount about our ancestors

Fighting a double chin is one of the most common and biggest concerns many people have. With these three tried-and-true methods to get rid of chin fat, you will enjoy a slimmer profile and more confidence.

While motherhood itself is wonderful in so many ways, pregnancy can have some not so wonderful effects on a mother’s body. That’s precisely why Charlotte Pla...

What you eat has an extremely strong and important effect on the health of your feet. Want to find out how and why? Read on.

Nike's latest Benassi slides come in two bright, neon colors and have a zippered pouch fixed on the strap, making it the perfect accessory for going hands-free this season.

Atrium Health announced Thursday an increase in its minimum wage to $12.50 per hour, up from $11.50, a change the Charlotte, NC-based nonprofit hospital system said will impact more than 7,500 employees in the metropolitan area.

From the Great Smoky Mountains to the Outer Banks, North Carolina is full of natural beauty. But you don't have to go far to experience the great outdoors. Here's a list of our favorite 10 walks right in our backyard.

Beer and coffee are both great beverages when it comes to getting stuff done, but they each contribute to different stages of a project.

There are many mental health benefits of journaling for those with a mental illness like bipolar disorder. Here is the least stressful way to journal I know.

Most of us don’t think twice about slipping on our headsets and entering virtual worlds without physically preparing our bodies for an experience where we’ll bend, twist, duck, jump, etc. In reality, this might not be such a wise idea. Like any sport or strenuous activity, esports involves injuries. Traditionally, these injuries are caused by …

Recently, a reader named Mike sent in his story that so wonderfully outlines the mouth-body connection that I talk about so often. Not only did he lose 160 pounds and have a lot of overdue dental work done, but he’s feeling better than ever.

It's easy to fall into the habit of saying "yes"– but when it imposes on your well-being, sometimes it is instead better to say "no." By Carol L. Rickard While many of us have discovered that helping others is one of the best parts of life, learning how to say no when you're overburdened (or getting there) is a great self-care tool that you can learn. You've no doubt encountered times when agreeing to do a favor made you unable to complete your…

Check out these 13 automotive ecommerce website designs to inspire the look and feel of your next business venture.

Below are healthy smoothie ingredients you should add to your smoothies for weight loss and to improve overall health.