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Six Healthy, Holiday Eating Tips

Meghan Charpentier, MS, MPH, is a program coordinator at the Cabarrus Health Alliance, a partner of the NCRC and the public health authority in Kannapolis and the surrounding county. She offers five tips to help you keep the joy of health at the center of your holiday celebrations. 1. Balanced eating year-round >> Often times, […]

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“Put Your Best Fork Forward” at Events Sponsored by NCRC Partners

  Programs offered by experts at the NC Research Campus help people “Put their Best Fork Forward” in March during National Nutrition Month. Kannapolis, NC – “Put Your Best Fork Forward” is the theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month celebration. Sponsored annually in March by The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, this year’s theme is […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance and Cabarrus County Partners Launch Network of Care Site

  Community-based web site will improve access to services and health decision-making for residents This morning, the Cabarrus Health Alliance in partnership with Cabarrus County government and Department of Human Services (DHS) launched an innovative, online-line web portal to enhance health decision-making by providing community stakeholders, families and individuals with key health information and resources […]

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Have Yourself a Healthy Holiday

By Meghan Charpentier, Cabarrus Health Alliance As written for The Independent Tribune. ‘Tis the season for family gatherings, large dinners, and being challenged at the dessert table. While you have maintained steady and positive eating habits for ten solid months out of the year, do not let the last two months go to waiste! You […]

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Healthy Corner Store initiative includes colorful mural

By Marty Price Read the original article in the Charlotte Observer. At first glance the mural covering the front and side of the Center City Maxx Grocery, at the corner of Cabarrus Avenue and Spring Street in downtown Concord, looks like a produce stand next to a country scene. It is only when you look […]

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Kannapolis to improve walking and biking routes through the city

By David Whisenant Read the story on WBTV.com The City of Kannapolis and the Cabarrus Health Alliance are partnering together to use $45,000 in grant funds to create plans for improving walking and biking connectivity in downtown Kannapolis. The grant funds will look at ways to connect Village Park to the new City Hall, the North […]

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The NCRC Is Changing the Landscape of Health Care

As written for Cabarrus Magazine. Learn more about how the NCRC is changing the landscape of health care in our latest edition of Bioactive Magazine and by watching our latest video on Individualizing Health Care. From the community to the clinic, the NC Research Campus (NCRC) is changing the landscape of healthcare from reactive and treatment-centered to […]

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STEM enrichment part of Cabarrus STARS summer camp

In early June, two middle school boys got in trouble at school for threatening each other during end-of-grade testing. The conflict could have festered over the summer and led to future disrespect and consequential disciplinary action; instead, these young men have been able to settle their differences thanks to their willingness to grow as individuals […]

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NCSU Healthy Cooking Series August Dates

Healthy living, starts in the kitchen. Choosing the right foods and preparing them in a way that maintains their nutritional value or even enhances their health protective properties can improve an individual’s health and wellness. N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis is offering a series of […]

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Educators soak up science at Research Campus

By Mark Plemmons Read the original article in the Independent Tribune. KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Educators from across North Carolina got hands on in the labs at the N.C. Research Campus and at several other area businesses Monday during the Fourth Annual STEM Industry Day sponsored by N.C. New Schools. “The notion is to bring educators […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance July to Sept Cooking Classes

Cabarrus Health Alliance sponsors monthly cooking classes. Join them for: Download the flyer.                   July: Fresh Fruit Saturday, July 11, 10 – 11:30 am Wednesday, July 15, 6 – 7:30 pm August: Taste of the Caribbean Tuesday, August 4, 6 – 7:30 pm Saturday, August 8, 10 – 11:30 am September: Sauces, Marinades, & […]

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CHA and Eddie Bauer Celebrate International Day of Yoga June 21

Celebrate the International Day of Yoga on June 21 with Cabarrus Health Alliance and Eddie Bauer at Concord Mills mall. Join in from 10:30 to 11:30 am. Refreshments to follow. If you are able, please bring your own yoga mat. Learn more about this international event. Download the flyer. 

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P2EP Interns Deliver a Taste of Research

                     For Immediate Release June 18, 2015      Contacts:    Megan Bame, N.C. State University, 704-250-5461 or megan_bame@ncsu.edu Jennifer Woodford, N.C. Research Campus, 704-200-5070 or jwoodford@ncresearchcampus.net   Kannapolis, NC- Friday, June 19 at 11 am in the Cabarrus Health Alliance (CHA) Wellness Kitchen at 300 […]

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Kannapolis Police Department and CHA Keeping Unused Prescriptions Safe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2015 Public Information Officer: Erin Shoe – (704) 920-1345   Kannapolis NC– Cabarrus County residents can dispose of unused and expired medications at the Kannapolis Police Department’s Prescription Medication Drop Box. The Drop Box can be found in the Kannapolis Police Department’s main lobby, which is open 24 hours a […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives Support from Aetna Foundation

Cabarrus Health Alliance (CHA) was awarded $25,000 from the Aetna Foundation to support the Eat Smart, Live Well program in 2015. Eat Smart, Live Well is a new nutritional outreach program targeting low-income and underserved populations in Cabarrus and Mecklenburg Counties. The program will include holistic nutrition education that addresses key barriers to healthy eating. […]

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Research Campus gives interns experience during summer

By Mary Price Read the original story in the Charlotte Observer. Thirty college interns are participating in an 11-week research project on the North Carolina Research Campus. The Plant Pathways Elucidation Project continues research of previous interns into why and how plants can benefit human health. Holli Chandler, 21, an intern from Catawba College, is […]

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Cabarrus County one of three nationally selected for Health Learning Challenge

The National Association of Counties (NACo) announced three counties selected to participate in its first-ever County Health Learning Challenge. Cabarrus County, along with Salt Lake County, Utah and Knox County, Tenn., will participate in the new initiative designed to catalyze innovative health improvement efforts. “It is an honor to be included as one of the […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance Celebrates Exercise is Medicine Month

Cabarrus Health Alliance is sponsoring a month of events to get people moving. Why? Because May is Exercise is Medicine month. Click on the calendars below to see the upcoming events. Learn more at www.cabarrushealth.org.    

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Class teaches healthy cooking on a tight budget

By Marty Price,  Correspondent Read original article Meghan Charpentier, program coordinator with the Cabarrus Health Alliance, understands the challenges of cooking healthy food. She wants people to know that with a little preparation most dishes can be prepared in less than an hour. Ingredients in the cupboard or refrigerator can be substituted to make a […]

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Cabarrus Improves from 9 to 7 in County Health Rankings

        Kannapolis, N.C. – The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released the 2015 County Health Rankings today.  Cabarrus County moved up two spots from 9 to 7 in the ranking of Overall Health Outcomes in the state of North Carolina. The annual County Health Rankings measure vital health factors in nearly every county […]

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Health Alliance Names Pediatric Clinic after Dr. Linny Baker

    Public Information Officer: Erin Shoe – (704) 920-1345, (704) 467-1950 cell Kannapolis, N.C. – Cabarrus Health Alliance unveiled a new name for their pediatric clinic on Monday evening, Dr. Linny M. Baker Pediatric Clinic. Dr. Baker retired from Cabarrus Health Alliance in February after a decade of service. Previously, Dr. Baker worked in […]

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Research findings add spice to cooking-on-a-budget classes

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – A few spaces are available in upcoming cooking classes that incorporate health benefits resulting from research at the N.C. Research Campus. Cabarrus Health Alliance is partnering with NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) at the Research Campus for the class, called Cooking on a Budget. The class will highlight […]

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Cooking with Potatoes and Black Beans: Putting Research into Action

  March 10, 2015 Public Information Officer: Erin Shoe – (704) 920-1345 (704) 467-1950 cell Kannapolis, N.C. – Cabarrus Health Alliance is partnering with NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) at the North Carolina Research Campus on an upcoming cooking class. The class, Cooking on a Budget, will highlight information researchers have […]

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Family Resource CAFE Conference Helps Families and Children with Special Health Care Needs

Kannapolis, N.C. – The Innovative Approaches project at the Cabarrus Health Alliance, in collaboration with the Jeff Gordon Children’s Hospital at Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast, is co-sponsoring the 3rd Annual Family Resource CAFE Conference on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm. Registration begins at 8:00 am, with the conference starting at 8:30 […]

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Beverly Hills Elementary School Receives $1,000 to Promote Physical Activity

Mini-grant awarded to Beverly Hills Elementary School by Cabarrus Health Alliance Active Routes to School Initiative.  Kannapolis, N.C. – On Tuesday, March 3rd, Concord’s Beverly Hills Elementary School principal Dustin Shoe and Physical Education instructor Amber DiGiore met with Cabarrus Health Alliance Active Routes to School, Region 4 Program Manager George Berger and Cabarrus Health […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance, Healthy Cabarrus Partners to Give Kids A Smile

February 9, 2015 Public Information Officer: Erin Shoe erin.shoe@cabarrushealth.org/(704) 920-1345/(704) 467-1950 cell (Kannapolis, NC February, 2015) — Healthy Cabarrus will be sponsoring their annual Give Kids A Smile event on March 6, 2015 in partnership with 13 area dentist offices to provide an estimated 200 underserved children with free dental services. Nearly one in four […]

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Healthy Cabarrus Coalition at Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives Support

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16, 2014 Public Information Officer: Erin Shoe – (704) 920-1345 Funds support year-long training program to strengthen ability to tackle substance use.  Kannapolis, N.C. – The Healthy Cabarrus Substance Use Coalition will increase its capacity to reduce and prevent substance misuse and abuse with funding from the North Carolina Coalition Initiative […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance Wins Federal Grant to Curb Youth Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2014 Public Information Officer: Erin Shoe – (704) 920-1345   Office of Minority Health Selects Cabarrus Health Alliance as Grantee Work will focus on innovative approaches to curb youth violence  Kannapolis, N.C. –Yesterday Cabarrus Health Alliance was awarded another federal grant in the amount $362,668 annually for three years to […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives Federal Health and Human Services Grant

Work will focus on access to healthy food, physical activity opportunities, and clinical and community linkages Kannapolis, N.C. –Today Cabarrus Health Alliance was awarded a grant of $836,147 annually for three years to reduce morbidity and mortality related to chronic disease among African American and Hispanic populations in Cabarrus County. The Racial and Ethnic Approaches […]

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Prescription Drug Take Back September 27

Safe Kids Cabarrus, Healthy Cabarrus, and Cabarrus County Sherriff’s Office Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs KANNAPOLIS, NC – On September 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Safe Kids Cabarrus, the Healthy Cabarrus Substance Use Coalition, the Cabarrus County Sherriff’s Office, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its ninth opportunity in […]

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Calling all Golfers to ‘Swing for the Kids’

Golf Tournament to Raise Money for the School Nurse Program celebrates 10 years! Kannapolis, N.C. – The Cabarrus County Medical Society Alliance announced that registration is now open for the 10th Annual Cabarrus Health Alliance Public School Nurse Program Golf Tournament entitled ‘Swing for the Kids.’ Since 2005, over $265,000 has been raised to help […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives $200,000 from The Cannon Foundation

  Public Information Officer: Erin Shoe (704) 920-1345 (704) 467-1950 cell Kannapolis, N.C. – Cabarrus Health Alliance officials learned this week they are receiving $200,000 from The Cannon Foundation to expand dental services. CHA will expand its public health dental delivery services to uninsured, underinsured, and underserved children through the purchase and coordination of portable […]

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Teachers experiment on STEM Day

By: Jeanin Groh, Salisbury Post Link to Original Article A dozen teachers from across the state visited Mickey Wilson’s lab for the opportunity to test an experiment to potentially take back to their classrooms.Not only could the experiment be a fun, hands-on STEM activity, but it could also lead to the discovery of a new […]

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A Hometown Advantage for People with Type II Diabetes

Published in Cabarrus Magazine May 2014. Read the full article as a PDF: SEDI Cab Mag May 2014 The Cabarrus County Southeastern Diabetes Initiative (SEDI) combines community education and clinical support programs to help people find the courage, motivation and knowledge they need to manage their type 2 diabetes. Take one older man in the SEDI […]

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A Growing Campus

By Clyde Higgs, Vice President of Business Development Published in Opportunities, a quarterly real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus March 14, 2014 I want to make sure everyone close to the campus is just as aware of how our momentum is building and the campus is growing: Jobs: Close to 1,000 jobs […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives Grant Funds to Support Breast Health

Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives Grant Funds to Support Breast Health Kannapolis, N.C. – The Cabarrus Health Alliance was presented with a $15,000 check at the Board of Health meeting on February 11 to continue breast cancer prevention and treatment efforts. Focused on a Cure is the foundation of Karen Goforth, owner of Irresistible Portraits in […]

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Cabarrus health alliance: experiences with state and national accreditation

Cabarrus health alliance: experiences with state and national accreditation. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. January-February 2014. Walker C. Cabarrus Health Alliance, Kannapolis, North Carolina Cabarrus Health Alliance, Kannapolis, North Carolina. Correspondence: Cindy Walker, MPH, Cabarrus Health Alliance, 300 Mooresville Rd, Kannapolis, NC 28081 ( ncwalkington@gmail.com). Cabarrus Health Alliance received a grant from the NACCHO (National […]

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A New Model of Diabetes Care

Diabetes is near the top of the list of the 21st century public health epidemics. Through the Southeastern Diabetes Initiative, Duke University and Cabarrus Health Alliance, both North Carolina Research Campus partners, are establishing an entirely new model of comprehensive patient care that is designed to help curb the epidemic by motivating people to make the lifestyle changes necessary to manage […]

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NCRC Latest Ready-to-Go Labs Filling Up

NCRC News For Immediate Release Contact: Phyllis Beaver Marketing Director North Carolina Research Campus pbeaver@ncresearchcampus.net (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC- September 24, 2013)- The North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis has two new ready-to-go laboratory spaces entering construction that are slated to open in the first quarter of 2014 on the third floor of […]

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Pillowtex 10 years later: N.C. Research Campus behind schedule but picking up steam

Emily Ford, Salisbury Post Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 1:10 a.m. UPDATED: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 8:48 a.m.   Jon C. Lakey, Salisbury Post, Aerial photograph of construction at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis in 2008. KANNAPOLIS — Although some people suspected it, the news still came as a shock. Ten years ago today, […]

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60,000 Square-Foot Medical Office Building Breaks Ground

Published in Opportunities, a quarterly real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus August  30, 2012   Heavy equipment rolled onto the NCRC breaking the ground for the construction of a new medical office building. The 60,000-square-foot building along with the Cabarrus Health Alliance headquarters, which opened earlier this year, anchors the campus’ medical […]

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NC Research Campus breaks ground for new medical office building

By: Sarah Pisciuneri, Time Warner Cable News Link to original article KANNAPOLIS – New ground is breaking at the North Carolina Research Campus, something unseen here for years. With 3 million square feet still open for development, construction is starting on the campus’ medical office building with Carolinas HealthCare System already set to occupy two-thirds […]

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Duke, Cabarrus Health Alliance To Change The Course of Diabetes Treatment

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid awarded $9.7 million to Duke University to coordinate a three-year program that aims to improve Type 2 diabetes care and management, health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs in the Southern United States. As part of that program, Cabarrus County through the Cabarrus Health Alliance will receive $1.8 million, which will […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance receives $1.8 million grant for Type 2 diabetes

by Emily Ford, Salisbury Post Link to original article KANNAPOLIS — The Cabarrus Health Alliance will receive $1.8 million from Duke University as part of a federal grant to help improve Type 2 diabetes care and reduce the cost of managing the disease. The award will create seven new jobs in Cabarrus County, including community […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance building dedicated

By Hugh Fisher, Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — With applause and emotion, the new Cabarrus Health Alliance building was dedicated as the Fletcher L. Hartsell Jr. Health Center at a midmorning ceremony Friday. Numerous elected officials and health professionals joined staff to dedicate the 61,000-square-foot facility at 300 Mooresville Road, which opened Monday. The honor went […]

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