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By Cliff Mehrtens Disease spread is creating concern The current measles outbreak is the largest in the U.S. in 25 years, and is raising questions about protection. More...

Men, follow this checklist to better health

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Two knee injuries were no match for his drive, and his doctor

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Sports Psychology at Novant Health is growing and making an impact

In the world of sports, no matter what level, high school, college or professional the athlete is going to experience a slump, injury, mental...

Here’s why you don’t want your child using e-cigarettes

1 in 5 high school students and 1 in 20 middle school students currently use e-cigarettes By Kristen Barnhardt As e-cigarette use among teens hits epidemic proportions,...

A courtside sentinel: Doctor helps keep the Charlotte Hornets strong

'I like to know that my guys are healthy and doing great’ By Cliff Mehrtens At a recent Thursday night game, Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist leaped,...

Patient stories are a source of riches

Listening to patients is one of the many great things about practicing medicine By Dr. Steven Ezzo Years ago, an ad ran on TV for a local...

Why Novant Health screens all patients for depression

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After decades of drug use, she got the treatment she needed

Overcoming the stigma of opioid use disorder took courage and lots of help. By Yoona Ha Getting hooked on opioids was not a part of Starla Hawkins’...

SAD — Seasonal Affective Disorder — is real

Here’s what you need to know about seeking treatment By Carole Tanzer Miller Do the shorter, darker days make you cranky? Or put you in a bit...

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Memorial Day Honoring Local WWII Veteran Bill Quinn

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Memorial Day Honoring Local WWII Veteran Bill Quinn

MINT HILL, NC - Corporal Bill Quinn in the United States Army was attached to the 81st Chemical Mortar Battalion in General George Patton's...
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Mint Hill’s Retailers Adjust to Better Serve Clients

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Independence Air Force JROTC Earns Distinguished Unit Award

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Bain Elementary Honors Teachers with Neighborhood Parade

MINT HILL, NC - To honor teachers, and all of their hard work, during Teacher Appreciation Week, Bain Elementary School held a teacher parade...
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