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  • Ebola Vaccine Passes First Human Trials
    Ebola Vaccine Passes First Human Trials
    Since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the world has been frantically looking for a way to contain and control it. Little did they know that the vaccine has been in progress for the last 10 years. A decade ago, scientists...
  • Charlotte Ballet
    Discount tickets for Nutcracker at Belk Theater available online now
    Charlotteballet.org is the site to visit for special discounts on tickets for the Nutcracker, which will be performed at the Belk Theater December 12 though December 23, 2014.Tickets purchased online for the Nutcracker now can save buyers as much...
  • Hugs for the holidays
    Grief doesn't take holidays off. Tips to helping those that grieve.
    Special Ways to Help Yourself or Someone You Love Through This Difficult Time of YearIf you're like me, over the age of 40, there's a better than 1 in 3 chance that you have lost a close relative or friend in the last year. Or you may be...
  • Tim Sheaffer
    Art in the Village event scheduled for November 28 and 29
    Don't miss the Art in the Village event that is scheduled for tonight, November 28 and tomorrow, Saturday, November 29 at Ballantyne Village.View work by local artists while meeting some of the artists who will be there to answer questions...
  • Two young girls meditating
    Mindfulness therapy is effective for depression and anxiety
    Depression and anxiety are often nonspecific syndromes which can nevertheless be very debilitating. More information than ever before dealing with the potential catastrophic side effects from psychiatric drugs as often reported upon by the...
  • Do You Want Luxury Women's Goods This Christmas?
    Do You Want Luxury Women's Goods This Christmas?
    Buying Christmas gifts isn't always easy. Certainly, for kids all you have to worry about is getting something that fits with their latest fad, and for teens, often cash is a good answer! However, for the women in your life, be it significant...
  • A wonderful season is had by all
    A wonderful season is had by all
    Thanksgiving is over and now we are in the busiest a time of the season. Many of us find this time of the most trying as taking our friend to shop even for groceries is just too much for them. Too many people and everything; people, customers,...
  • Nose job carries it complications when person's own ribs used as grafts
    'Nose jobs' using own rib cartilage linked to some complications
    Using a patient’s own rib cartilage (called “autologous”) for a nose job (rhinoplasty) appears to have low rates of overall complications, but scarring at the rib site where cartilage is removed does occur, and revision surgery...
  • Butt implants
    Don’t be the butt of jokes: know the risks of butt augmentation
    More and more women are opting for cosmetic augmentation consisting of latest fad - injections -- butt injections. No longer are breast implants, facelifts and Botox the only “in” things to do the latest is now the butt injection....
  • Triglycerides and risk of holiday heart attack
    Triglycerides and risk of holiday heart attack
    Triglycerides peak about 30 minutes after eating, from the digestion of a large meal. The larger the meal the greater the chance of elevated triglycerides. This can be problematic for someone who has been tested for blood triglycerides, which is a...
  • Holiday heart attack and other nutritional perils of the holidays
    Holiday heart attack and other nutritional perils of the holidays
    With the arrival of Thanksgiving quickly followed by Christmas and New Years, there is one topic that is a bit more serious and one difficult to discuss during such a festive time ... illness and in particular a holiday heart attack.Thanksgiving...
  • Skincare Secrets Of The Past Revealed
    Skincare Secrets Of The Past Revealed
    Good skincare and healthy life choices can help delay the natural aging process, so it’s no surprise that products and trends are constantly changing. Let’s take a look back at how skincare crazes have evolved over the last seven...
  • 13 strategies to control holiday baking and eating special treats
    13 strategies to control holiday baking and eating special treats
    Holiday baking is a challenge for many. This can be more challenging when you have a lot of special holiday baking treat recipes that you want to bake and taste and you friends and family are also baking their favorites that you just have to...
  • Flu and Heart Attacks
    Heart attacks may Increase with the flu.
    We held a survey on our site, Lifelong Health about immunizations, and most of us answered we were going to get a flu shot. This study is another reason to be glad you have gotten a flu shot, or convince you to go get one. Thiis study shows the...
  • Let's think about this
    Listen to your body and also pay attention to these signs.
    Our bodies speak loud and clear, we should listen, but we can also look at these obvious signs that are staring back at us in the mirror. Sheila Long is a nurse. She feels bad she did not do more to help prevent her husband’s fatal heart...