FITNESS & HEALTH

5 Ways You Can Support People With Disabilities Right Now

Nearly 90 years ago, Helen Keller issued a challenge...

45 Is the New 50. 4 Things to Know before a Colonoscopy

With of Dr. Amit Aravapalli and Dr. Eric G....

Schedule Your Self Care This Season with Gift Card Savings at Massage Envy

We're all so excited about a holiday season spent...

Safety Apps and Gear for Women Walking or Running in Charlotte

Charlotte is home to a variety of running and...

When You Need More Than A Massage

We all know Massage Envy offers an array of massages, with several options to personalize your treatment based on your needs. Each massage session starts with a conversation with the massage therapist, who looks to understand your needs and...

How Often Do You Really Need a Pap Smear?

With Dr. Jennie Hauschka, Tryon Medical Partners Speculating on how often you need to embrace the speculum? Even if you’ve been having Pap smears for years, new recommendations could mean changes to the way you should be getting tested.  As personal...

Your Heart Health Starts Young. Here Are 4 Practices to Implement Today

With Dr. Sanjay C. Patel, Tryon Medical Partners As COVID-19 continues to proliferate, you might feel like we’ve been weathering this pandemic for a long time. But Tryon Medical Partners cardiologist Dr. Sanjay C. Patel would argue we’ve been enduring...

16 Fall 2021 Walks & Runs to Join in Charlotte

Saturday, September 4, 2021 - USNWC Labor Day Trail Race Jumpstart the holiday weekend with a 5K or the 15K trail race. Last day to pre-register is September 2, 2021. $35 - $45 Sunday, September 5, 2021 - Around the...

Where to Boat, Paddle & Kayak Around Charlotte

Even though summer is coming to an end, early Autumn can be the best time outdoors in the QC. Charlotte is surrounded by lakes, rivers, and streams, making it easy to get on the water for a fall weekend...

The Pros and Cons of Cologuard®: Is It Right for You?

With Dr. Amit Aravapalli You may be interested in the convenience that Cologuard® advertisements tout, but is it right for you? Here are the pros and cons every person should know about Cologuard. Statistics show that colorectal cancer is the third...

Get Back to Reality with These Specials from Charlotte Fitness Studios

Y2 Yoga New Client 3 week unlimited special for $39. BUY HERE. New to Y2? Try them out with this New Client special! Locations in Dilworth and Cotswold. Plus video classes on demand and live streaming. Lots of classes and...

Would My Doctor Recommend Acupuncture?

With Tryon Medical Partners Many patients assume conversations about “alternative” medicine are not a fit for their primary care provider. So should a treatment like acupuncture have a place in your health routine? We asked Tryon Medical Partners to weigh...

The 24 Hours of Booty in 2021. What You Need to Know About the QC’s Favorite Fundraiser

This year, 24 Hours of Booty celebrates their 20th Year of riding the booty loop in Myers Park to raise funds for partners Atrium Health’s Levine Cancer Institute, Levine Children’s Hospital, and other organizations committed to providing supportive oncology...

Spotting Orthopedic Issues in Your Elderly Relatives (Plus Elder-proofing Your Home)

Now that we're vaccinated against COVID-19, we're doing something we've wanted to do since the beginning of quarantine — give Grandma a giant hug. Many people are seeing their elderly relatives and friends for the first time in more...

How to Buy Sunscreen – A Dermatologist’s Guide

With Dr. Erin Hodges With so many choices, how do you know you're buying the right sunscreen? Follow these tips from a board certified Dermatologist to help you decide. A good sunscreen is a healthy skin essential year-round, but there’s a...

COVID-19 and Mammograms: 5 Things You Need to Know

With Dr. Elizabeth Barnhardt Kirkland Preventive medical care such as mammograms, colonoscopies and annual exams are key to maintaining overall health. Early detection helps people work with their primary care physician to develop an action plan, with the goal of...

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