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    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, NC - On Thursday, June 24, Rustic Root Home Decor & More celebrated its Grand Re-Opening with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.Business Owner...

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    MATTHEWS, NC - In their tenth anniversary year, Havilah Dance has even more exciting news to celebrate. Although Havilah has always been known as...

    Food Pantry For Mint Hill Area From Troop 3290

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