Pink foods to help fight Breast Cancer

It is that time of year again when everything turns pink as a reminder to women and men to focus on breast health and...

6 Tips to protect yourself from the Flu Season

It is that time of year again when the pharmaceutical and medical community are advertising that everyone receives the flu shot. After all it...

Is mold the cause of your health symptoms

Just this week I have seen more patients experiencing upper respiratory symptoms than over the past several months. While many patients can not explain...

Category 4 Health Crisis

As you may be aware, NC and the eastern coastal lines prepared for a category 4 hurricane (hurricane Florence). One of the risks of...

Is fat fasting right for you

You may have heard a lot about fasting diets recently. I recommend fasting as a strategy to all of my patients who are seeking...

The most important first step to reversing Type 2 and Type 3 Diabetes

More than 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, over 95% of which are Type 2 diabetes. Every year, an additional 1.5 million...

Backpack advice: How to protect your child

Can you feel the excitement in the air? If you are a parent of a school aged child, then the answer to that question...

How does your gut health affect your heart health

Unfortunately, many people take the fist sized muscle in their chest for granted. They assume that the heart muscle will always be working 24/7...

Coffee… healthy or not

It never seems to fail; research and science always seem to contradict itself. We have all heard that eggs are good for you, however...

How to age in place with safety in mind

At Stanly Wellness Center here in Locust we treat a lot of retirees. As we grow older, our bodies change. Our reflexes slow down,...

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Mint Hill Third Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest

MINT HILL, NC - We’re over a week into September, and it’s time to get ready for the annual Town of Mint Hill Scarecrow...

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MINT HILL, NC - Eva Jean Rushing Yandle, 79, of Indian Trail, North Carolina, through the blessing of hospice, passed away surrounded by family...

Where in the World is Phil- August 2020, Part 6

CHARLOTTE, NC - This time we passed it seven times, and the most we saw inline was 10. Barbara and I took advantage of...

Facebook and Election News Updates

CHARLOTTE, NC - Facebook has made several announcements recently to help curb misinformation, fake news, and hate speech on its platform. The biggest one is...

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MINT HILL, NC - If you're looking to sell your vehicle, one of the best weapons to have in your arsenal is a complete...

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Mint Hill Third Annual Scarecrow Decorating Contest

MINT HILL, NC - We’re over a week into September, and it’s time to get ready for the annual Town of Mint Hill Scarecrow...

Local Second-Grader Supports Levine Children’s NICU through Art

MINT HILL, NC - Three years ago, Vanessa Birch, mom to then-five-year-old Hazel, was confronted with a problem familiar to all parents of preschoolers:...

Fall Splendor – Raleigh’s Juniper Level Botanic Garden opens two Weekends in September

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA – Juniper Level Botanic Garden, a $7.5 million gift to North Carolina State University, will open two weekends in September for...

Bain Academy: A Symbol of Local History no Longer Stands in Mint Hill

MINT HILL, NC - The historic Bain Academy demolition project began recently, and the building will no longer be standing in Mint Hill across...

News You Can Use: What’s Happening at the Local Library?

MINT HILL, NC - The local library looks a little different these days, but there are still many free services you can take advantage...