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6 steps parents can take to combat childhood obesity

September 16, 2021
The obesity rate for both adults and children has doubled in the past 30 years, which can lead to heart and liver problems, sleep apnea and endocrine conditions like diabetes.

Children now make up more than 25% of COVID-19 cases in the United States

September 15, 2021
Five things parents should know to keep their kids safe

How ‘artificial intelligence’ is changing health care for patients

September 14, 2021
Predictive analytics help us identify trends that, for example, could result in less lab work, fewer X-rays, or the ability to predict health issues before they happen.

Vaccines and blood clots? COVID clots are a greater concern

September 14, 2021
Vaccines are your best defense against COVID-19

Here’s what we know about COVID-19 vaccinations

September 14, 2021
Learn why doctors recommend vaccines over 'natural immunity,' the truth about the vaccine and fertility, and why pregnant women should get the vaccine.

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A new look at the complicated history of Black women and breastfeeding

Despite the benefits of breastfeeding, Black women are more likely to bottle-feed their babies than are white women. Johnson C. Smith University, am HCBU in Charlotte, is partnering with Novant Health to change that.

Treating tremors: How incisionless brain surgery is changing lives

Noninvasive surgery for hand tremors offers quick relief with low risk.

Cellular therapy extends cancer patient’s life

While there’s no cure for multiple myeloma, treatments can slow its spread and sometimes make symptoms – which include bone pain and fatigue – go away.