Weight loss drugs like Wegovy or Ozempic are growing more and more popular.  But some experts say they could lead to life-threatening complications during surgery. Patients undergoing procedures that require an empty stomach could be at greater risk.  That’s because the drugs slow digestion, meaning food and liquid might still be in the stomach during surgery, […]

  Data from a new government study may convince you to stop drinking from the tap. According to a report from the U.S. Geological Survey, almost half of faucets in the U.S. contain what are known as “forever chemicals.” Known as PFAS, these chemicals have been linked to cancer, high blood pressure, and low birth […]

The average American now drinks about the same amount of alcohol as people drank during the Civil War days, a new study reveals. The study, conducted by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, found the average American consumes 2.51 gallons of straight ethanol – the pure alcohol found in wine, beer and spirits […]

Elton John says ending AIDS by 2030 is possible as his charity launches a new initiative. The Elton John Aids Foundation launched a $125 million fund to fight HIV infections in vulnerable communities. S peaking about the Rocket Fund to Good Morning America (GMA), Sir Elton said: “We still have work to do, but that’s […]

Want to dance for a good cause with great people? Join Ramona Holloway and Mix 107.9 at Family Dance Party CLT on Saturday, June 10th from 1pm to 5pm at Roxbury Nightclub. Ramona recently joined Charlotte Today to talk about the upcoming Family Dance Party CLT. Alongside her was Rylee Goodwin, a 5th grader at […]

A new report has revealed that the average life expectancy of people in the United States has fallen. The report from the American Journal of Public Health found that life expectancy of U.S. citizens has fallen behind that of other countries over the past four decades. In fact, life expectancy in the U.S. was said […]

A 13-year-old Ohio boy has died after overdosing on Benadryl. Jacob Stevens, from Greenfield Ohio, died April 12 at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Stevens reportedly attempted a TikTok challenge called the “Benadryl Challenge” and took six times the recommended dose in an attempt to produce hallucinations. He was filmed by friends having a seizure and eventually […]

New research found that drinking caffeinated coffee did not significantly improve one sort of heart hiccup that can seem like a skipped beat, according to New England Journal of Medicine. Yet it did reveal a modest rise in another form of abnormal heartbeat in persons who consumed more than one cup per day. And research […]

Check your medicine cabinets. The CDC has launched an investigation into recalled eyedrops linked to blindness and deaths. Last month, Ezri Care Artificial Tears and several other eyedrop brands were recalled after 68 people were harmed by a bacterial infection – including three who died.There are 10 other brands beyond Ezri Care Artificial Tears, which […]


Daylight Saving Time returns this weekend, so you’ll likely want to prepare your internal clock.  Most of the US “spring forward” into Daylight Saving Time on Sunday, March 12, at 2:00 a.m. CNN Health recently talked with experts about the best ways to prepare before we jump ahead an hour. One expert suggests already moving […]