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Are these surprising fitness myths holding you back?

There’s a lot of misinformation online about exercise and nutrition, and it can be hard to know what’s true. Let’s take a look at five of the most common fitness misconceptions and how those misconceptions can get in the way of your goals.

Why dental health matters

Simply taking care of your teeth and gums can have a big impact on your quality of life – and that’s certainly something to smile about.

Growing health for North Carolina’s migrant farmworkers

Migrant farmworkers play a huge role in the state’s economy, but they also face incredible physical and mental health challenges. Vecinos is changing that through education and full immersion in farmworker communities in western NC.

Life after lockdown: How formerly incarcerated people are helping each other heal

Formerly incarcerated people face tremendous odds to leading healthy lives after their release from prison. A coalition of mentors with lived experience are providing support where newly released North Carolinians need it most.

8 surprising ways a walk can help you de-stress

Did you know walking is one of the best things you can do for your whole-person health? The research proves it! Walk this many minutes a day for less stress, more creativity, better sleep and more.

Essential care to keep your pre-teen safe and healthy this holiday season

Pre-teen vaccines – those recommended for 11- and 12-year-olds – can be life-saving. These five vaccines are recommended for this age group to keep your kids safe and healthy.

Here’s why we’re helping children and youth get their kicks in the grass

It may seem like an unlikely investment in community health, but giving all kids the chance to play soccer offers a host of mental, physical and social benefits.

Challenging mental health stigma in the Hispanic community

More than 16% of Hispanics battle some kind of mental illness, but only 35% of those who struggle receive the help they need. That’s 10% lower than the U.S. average. Fighting stigma is the first step toward closing that gap.

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