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CMC-Union partners with the Wesley Chapel Weddington Athletic Association

CMC-Union partners with the Wesley Chapel Weddington Athletic Association

Three-year agreement will provide free sports screenings and more by Josh Whitener Carolinas Medical Center-Union and the Wesley Chapel Weddington Athletic Association (WCWAA) are joining forces to keep athletes safe… Read more »

Mission accomplished for Ben’s Furrever Friend

Mission accomplished for Ben’s Furrever Friend

by Josh Whitener Thanks to community support, 7-year-old Ben Shoniker has officially raised enough money to cover the cost of a “Furrever Friend” service dog. “Thank you for my dog…. Read more »

Karate class offers chance to get fit, build confidence

Karate class offers chance to get fit, build confidence

by Josh Whitener MONROE – Kids, teens and adults are strengthening their body, mind and self-defense tactics through a co-ed karate class at the Monroe Aquatics and Fitness Center. The… Read more »

Olympic-bound doctor one of area’s own

Olympic-bound doctor one of area’s own

by Morgan Smith While the world turns their eyes to London for the next two weeks, one local doctor will be experiencing the Olympics firsthand. As Team USA gears up… Read more »

Looking to beat stress? Consider this

Looking to beat stress? Consider this

by Abbie Bennett and Mike Parks Experts say stress can be responsible for a lot of major health problems, especially today with many people facing a budget crunch or even… Read more »

Beating obesity the simple way

Beating obesity the simple way

Local doctor gives insight on how to get/stay trim by Josh Whitener In a culture where fast-food restaurants are pervasive and fad diets and appetite suppressors often are the first… Read more »

Local teen pushes past adversity

Local teen pushes past adversity

Presbyterian Hospital offers volunteer programs for teens, adults by Mike Parks You couldn’t blame Reed Capps if she never wanted to see another wheelchair in her life. The 16 year… Read more »

Healthcare Summit invites region to come learn

Healthcare Summit invites region to come learn

by Abbie Bennett Employers and individuals who have questions or need help navigating the Affordable Care Act should consider attending the 2012 Charlotte Chamber’s Healthcare Summit on Aug. 3. “We… Read more »

Keeping minds fresh

Keeping minds fresh

by Morgan Smith Keeping kids’ minds sharp over summer break can sometimes be a challenging task with the looming appeal of lazy, hot summer days by the pool. It’s easy… Read more »

Neighbor v. neighbor

Neighbor v. neighbor

Siskey YMCA challenges neighbors to fitness contest by Abbie Bennett The Siskey YMCA is pitting neighbor against neighbor in this year’s Backyard Fitness Challenge. The team that has trained the… Read more »

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