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Davidson Prosthetics gives patients back mobility

Prosthetist-orthotist Molly Matthews at her work bench (Jonathan Cox/DavidsonNews.net)

Prosthetist-orthotist Molly Matthews at her work bench in downtown Davidson (Jonathan Cox/DavidsonNews.net)

small business spotlight bugMolly Matthews helps patients who have lost the use of a limb through an accident, stroke, or other mishap to recover some mobility and independence. She makes prosthetic limbs and orthotics, and devices that can provide everything from extra support for a stroke victim suffering from foot drop, to a new leg for an amputee.  Read the full story

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Potassium iodide pills available, in case of nuclear leak

This map shows the 10-mile radius around McGuire Nuclear Station

This map shows the 10-mile radius around McGuire Nuclear Station

Mecklenburg County Health Department is again distributing potassium iodide pills to residents within a 10-mile radius of Duke Energy’s McGuire Nuclear Station on Lake Norman. Potassium iodide, also known as KI, is an over-the-counter medication that can protect the thyroid gland from radioactive iodine in the event of a nuclear emergency at McGuire. Read the full story

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Finding peace in yoga, on the Village Green

Ashleigh LeBlanc participated in a class Saturday at the third annual Yoga on the Green. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)

Ashleigh LeBlanc participated in a class Saturday at the third annual Yoga on the Green. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)

Sally Phillips of The Bindu in Cornelius smiled as she watched people young and old reaching and stretching on their mats at the third annual Yoga on the Green in downtown Davidson Saturday.

This year’s event was sponsored in part by Carolinas HealthCare System and included two public yoga classes as well as a food truck and live music on the lawn in front of Davidson Public Library. Read the full story

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Public hearing Tues. night on county smoking ban

Mecklenburg County Commissioners will hold a public hearing at their Sept. 2, 2014, meeting on proposed ordinances to make all Mecklenburg County and municipal government grounds smoke-free, and the county parks tobacco-free.

The meeting begins at 6pm at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center, 600 E. Fourth St., Charlotte. Read the full story

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