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  • Beating the odds against stroke
    How motivation and surgical expertise can result in quick recovery
  • Drowning dangers
    Kids can 'drown' even outside the pool
  • Spotlight on stroke
    Q&A with Dr. Colin McDonald
  • Tick talk
    What you need to know about ticks
  • Summer 101: Practice sun safety
    From sunscreen to UPF clothing, our expert weighs in

Trendy fat is not necessarily good for your heart
Contrary to popular belief, there is no evidence that coconut oil is healthy, according to a recent review by the American Heart Association (AHA).
Freedom in focusing on myself
This article is a follow-up to a previous guest column written by Melissa Perrell Phipps, patient advocacy officer and vice president of patient services at Novant Health.
A mother's personal struggles with her son's drug addiction
The following is a guest column written by Melissa Perrell Phipps, patient advocacy officer and vice president of patient services at Novant Health.
Experts urge kids to eat more fruit, drink water and milk
Kids love juice. But drinking too much of it may pose risks to some children, according to new recommendations.
What every woman needs to know
Roughly 2 percent of suspected heart attacks are actually discovered to be takotsubo cardiomyopathies, with the vast majority occurring in women. One woman shares her experience with stress-induced chest pain.
Study: 1-hour run may extend your life by 7 hours
Here’s another reason to lace up those shoes and hit the road: You may live longer. A study now finds that people who run tend to live three years longer than nonrunners.