Highly contagious 5 things to do when your child gets pink eye

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The start of a new school year is both a blessing and curse. The obvious upside: The kids are back in school. On the...

School is coming, we have answers for kicking off a healthy new school year

When you’re going through the annual rites of August with and for your children – buying school clothes, finishing the summer reading list and...

‘A sense of false promise’ What one doctor thinks about all those drug ads

By Dr. Stephen Ezzo, Novant Health “Ask your doctor if (fill in the blank) is right for you.” How many times do we hear that statement...

‘I still have my mother’

Minimally invasive brain clot surgery using new device is a first in NC On the afternoon of June 4, Milton Rawls knocked on his mom’s...

“I get the best thank-you notes”

Cancer patient pays it forward…1,700 times When cancer patient Kathy Hybarger showed up for her first chemo treatment at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center this...

Hands saving hearts

You no longer need to use your mouth for most CPR. Here’s why. For 50 years, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) has been a lifesaving technique of...

Here’s why doctors can diagnose asthma earlier today

What to watch for... When it comes to asthma and kids — particularly infants and toddlers — the thinking among pediatricians has changed considerably in...

Girls on the Run Charlotte Launches New Camp Program with Novant Health

For more than 21 years, Girls on the Run Charlotte has provided life-changing after-school programming to girls ages 8-13.  Today, the organization—whose evidence-based curricula...

Wine and chocolate: The perfect pair

Your sweetheart's gifts can be good for your heart! Do you know if your sweetheart’s gifts of wine and chocolate are good for your heart? In...

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Board of Commissioners approves budget and other town business

The big item on the agenda for the June 13th meeting of the Board of Commissioners was the decision to approve an 8.7% increase...

Mint Hill streak now 7 games as they defeat Maiden 5-4 in final at...

The Mint Hill Legion "Cardiac Kids" continue to streak with their seventh consecutive win as they bounced back from a 4-2 deficit to beat...

Mint Hill Legion defeats Union County for first place with 3-2 win

On Friday night the long awaited match-up between the two top clubs in the division came to fruition. It was a well played ball...

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This week’s question was fielded at a Lunch and Learn this week. Q. How much money do I need to have to buy a house? A....

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Now that you have your camera, here are a few things that may help you in your quest to capturing better photographs; Post-processing software....

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Board of Commissioners approves budget and other town business

The big item on the agenda for the June 13th meeting of the Board of Commissioners was the decision to approve an 8.7% increase...

Mr. Appliance–A Commitment to Service

It’s easy to take convenience for granted.  We hardly think twice about running the dishwasher or throwing in a load of laundry.  When one...

Michael Smith Retires from Queens Grant High School

The board, faculty, administration and friends of Michael Smith enjoyed a retirement party at the Pine Lake Country Club on Saturday June 8th. Mr. Smith,...

The Gift Workshop–Celebrating Life’s Moments

There is no greater gift in life than family. At The Gift Workshop in Mint Hill, family connections are one of its core values....

Welcome Summer: Top 5 Ideas for Enjoying Your Vacation “Unplugged”

For all the talk about teenagers needing to “unplug,” sometimes adults have a hard time putting down the electronics, too. That’s why summer is...