DonnaMarie Woodson wouldn't have discovered she had colon cancer and breast cancer if she hadn't had insurance through the Affordable Care Act that covered health screenings. Before the ACA, she and her husband had gone without insurance because he lost his job during the recession. She understands the frustration of those who face high premiums and deductibles.
Diedra LairdThe Charlotte Observer
‘I could have died’ without insurance
A plastic bag with lifesaving potential
Health plan would cut NC subsidies
NC nurses join rally in D.C.
Ocular melanoma - patients share their stories
NC doctor raps about a major public health concern that 'never gets old'
Mobile Lung Screening at Levine Cancer Institute
Mecklenburg Co. cancer screenings mishandled
Catholics gather in support against abortion
PRP and stem cell therapy gains popularity in Charlotte
Heart transplant recipient James Brock has survived 29 years
cular melanoma is the most common primary cancer of the eye in adults. It is diagnosed in about 2,000 adults every year in the United States and occurs most often in lightly pigmented individuals with a median age of 55 years. However, it can occur in all races and at any age.
Seniors are seeing increasing risk and rates of sexually transmitted infections. Using humor, this family doctor brings awareness to a major public health concern... that not everyone wants to talk about.
About 100 Charlotte area Catholics opposed to abortion met on the grounds of St. Mark Catholic Church on Friday. This "mirror march" is designed to show solidarity for the much larger 44th annual March for Life in Washington, also being held in Washington.
The Salvation Army is adding more social programs to help parents besides the annual push to help get children Christmas gifts through the Empty Stocking Fund. They sponsored a job fair for people coming to register for Christmas gifts for their children
Dave Cable, executive director of TreesCharlotte, talks about Charlotte's tree canopy and how it affects the city's air, water, wildlife and home values. TreesCharlotte is hosting their 5th annual Urban Forestry Summit on Sept. 20th.