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Firefighter diagnosed with leukemia runs for 'Be the Match'

Firefighter diagnosed with leukemia runs for 'Be the Match'Be the Match runs the largest bone marrow match registry in the world, pairing donors with those in critical need.
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  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Health

Former Panther Jordan Gross talks 70 lb. weight loss

Former Panther Jordan Gross talks 70 lb. weight lossFormer Panther Jordan Gross talks 70 lb. weight loss
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  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
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Enterovirus worries moms of kids with weak immune systems

Enterovirus worries moms of kids with weak immune systemsThe Enterovirus poses a whole new level of concern for parents of children with weakened immune systems.
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  • 6 days, 11 hours ago
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Man has 100 orgasms a day after back injury

Man has 100 orgasms a day after back injuryA Wisconsin man has up to 100 orgasms a day after a back injury left him with a condition known as Persistent Genital Arousal Syndrome, according to video from Barcroft TV.
  • Health
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
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3rd US Ebola patient released from hospital

3rd US Ebola patient released from hospitalThe third American aid worker who contracted Ebola in Africa has been released from a Nebraska hospital.
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  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
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SC officials crafting plan to fight obesity

SC officials crafting plan to fight obesityHealth and agriculture officials in South Carolina have scheduled a discussion on ways to combat obesity.
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  • 1 week ago
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2 Enterovirus cases reported in Upstate SC

2 Enterovirus cases reported in Upstate SCLiv Osby
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  • 1 week ago
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Doctors believe Enterovirus in Charlotte

Doctors believe Enterovirus in CharlotteThe North Carolina Department of Health and Human Resources wouldn't specify where the patients live, citing confidentiality.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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WHO: 21,000 Ebola cases by November if no changes

WHO: 21,000 Ebola cases by November if no changesNew estimates from the World Health Organization warn the number of Ebola cases could hit 21,000 in six weeks unless efforts to curb the outbreak are ramped up.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Queen City king of plastic surgery

Queen City king of plastic surgeryQueen City king of plastic surgery
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Six Enterovirus cases confirmed in North Carolina

Six Enterovirus cases confirmed in North CarolinaThe N.C. Department of Health and Human Services today confirmed the presence of enterovirus D68, or EV-D68, in six patients from North Carolina.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Boy's simple fall out of bed changed family's life forever

Boy's simple fall out of bed changed family's life foreverThe 3-year-old grandson of Peter Verret III, H.L. Bourgeois High School volleyball and tennis coach, has been treated at Children's Hospital in New Orleans since an injury last month revealed a congenital spinal defect.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Health advice for women, from 'The Doctors'

Health advice for women, from 'The Doctors'Here are science-backed tips to help women stay healthy and feel great, from The Doctors:
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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NC teen cigarette smoking down; other use rising

NC teen cigarette smoking down; other use risingCigarette smoking is down among North Carolina teens, but electronic cigarette and hookah use is up, according to the latest North Carolina Youth Tobacco Survey.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Flu Mist nasal spray replacing standard shot

Flu Mist nasal spray replacing standard shotThis year, for the first time, the Centers for Disease Control recommends the Flu Mist nasal spray as the preferred vaccine for healthy kids 2 to 8 years old.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Artificial sweeteners may lead to diabetes

Artificial sweeteners may lead to diabetesArtificial sweeteners may lead to diabetes
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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9-year-old hopeful for bone marrow transplant

9-year-old hopeful for bone marrow transplant9-year-old hopeful for bone marrow transplant
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Vets voice concerns about healthcare at VA town hall meeting

Vets voice concerns about healthcare at VA town hall meetingVets voice concerns about healthcare at VA town hall meeting
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Counseling programs help depressed college students

Counseling programs help depressed college studentsays after Appalachian State freshman Anna Smith was found dead near the school's campus, colleges in Charlotte are more aware than ever about the potential dangers of depression.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Obama to assign 3000 military personnel to fight Ebola

Obama to assign 3000 military personnel to fight EbolaPresident Obama on Tuesday will announce an expansion of a $763 million U.S. plan to help West Africa nations fight the spread of the Ebola virus, officials said Monday night.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Pre-diabetes, diabetes rates fuel national health crisis

Pre-diabetes, diabetes rates fuel national health crisisAmericans are getting fatter, and older. These converging trends are putting the USA on the path to an alarming health crisis: Nearly half of adults have either pre-diabetes or diabetes, raising their risk of heart attacks, blindness, amputations and cancer.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
News

The dangers certain social media apps pose for teens

The dangers certain social media apps pose for teensThe potential dangers certain social media apps pose for teens
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Pre-diabetes, diabetes rates fuel national health crisis

Pre-diabetes, diabetes rates fuel national health crisisPre-diabetes, diabetes rates fuel national health crisis
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
High School

South Pointe HS protects players in the locker room

South Pointe HS protects players in the locker roomSchools are taking major steps to guard them inside the locker room from MRSA and other harmful bacteria.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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CMPD: No threat after 'suspicious item' found at CMC

CMPD: No threat after 'suspicious item' found at CMCCMPD: No threat after 'suspicious item' found at CMC
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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American Ebola patient got transfusion from cured doctor

American Ebola patient got transfusion from cured doctorAn American physician who contracted Ebola while working in a West African hospital has received a blood transfusion from another American missionary doctor who survived the disease, hospital officials confirmed Thursday.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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Mom, twins die after hospital doesn't do C-section

Mom, twins die after hospital doesn't do C-sectionVictoria Rexach had previously had two cesarean sections, and her doctor — a high-risk specialist — wanted her to have another when she gave birth to her twin girls.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago