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Non-prescription allergy relief: what you need to know

Non-prescription allergy relief: what you need to knowSpring has barely sprung, but in most of the country, spring allergy season — triggered by the first stirrings of tree pollen — is well under way.
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  • 1 week ago
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SC student dead after collapsing in classroom

SC student dead after collapsing in classroomA Westminster high school student who collapsed inside a classroom Thursday has died in the hospital, the Oconee County Coroner said.
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If you were breastfed, you'll end up earning more

If you were breastfed, you'll end up earning moreThe benefits of breastfeeding extend long beyond childhood, a decades-long study finds.
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Biosafety experts worry CDC is 'losing credibility'

Biosafety experts worry CDC is 'losing credibility'The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which recently had lab mishaps involving some of the world's most dangerous pathogens, does "inadequate" training, lacks leadership commitment toward safety and has a significant percentage of staff who are...
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Cooking shows and Pinterest are making us fat

Cooking shows and Pinterest are making us fatIt might be time to turn off the Food Network: A new study in Appetite suggests TV cooking shows actually make viewers fat.
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Politics

Religious exemption on vaccinations in NC repealed in bill

Religious exemption on vaccinations in NC repealed in billSome North Carolina senators worried about the revival of certain communicable diseases want to do away with North Carolina's childhood vaccination exemption on religious grounds.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Allergy season: What you can do now to fight back

Allergy season: What you can do now to fight backAllergy sufferers are gearing up for a season filled with sneezing, runny noses and itchy eyes — even before the official start of spring.
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Let's talk about sex, ladies

Let's talk about sex, ladiesWe don't always talk about sex and one Charlotte OBGYN says that's the problem.
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Warmer weather brings spring allergies

Warmer weather brings spring allergiesSpring allergies coming into bloom
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Do you over share about your kids online?

Do you over share about your kids online?Do you over share about your kids online?
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Consumer

USDA recalls over 16,000 lbs of beef, chicken

USDA recalls over 16,000 lbs of beef, chickenWASHINGTON - Over 16,000 pounds of different beef and chicken products are being recalled due to adulteration, misbranding, and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection (FSIS) announced on Saturday.
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Health

Woman gives birth to 'Miracle' baby in shower

Woman gives birth to 'Miracle' baby in showerBrittany Young thought nothing of her stomach pains Wednesday morning; she was only 12 weeks pregnant, or so she believed.
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Flu claims 4 more lives in North Carolina

Flu claims 4 more lives in North CarolinaState health officials say four more people have died from complications of the flu in North Carolina.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Entertainment

Iron Man Robert Downey Jr. delivers bionic arm to boy

Iron Man Robert Downey Jr. delivers bionic arm to boyDowney, aka Iron Man, took time to present a very special gift to seven-year-old Alex who was born with a partially developed right arm.
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Health

Cancer-free before it spreads: How genetic testing saved a local woman

Cancer-free before it spreads: How genetic testing saved a local womanA cancer diagnosis often comes as a shock, but what if you could know your likelihood of getting cancer?
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Multiple patients treated in Mooresville HazMat situation

Multiple patients treated in Mooresville HazMat situationFive people are receiving treatment following a HazMat situation in Mooresville Thursday morning.
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Study: Parents wrongly think sugary drinks healthy

Study: Parents wrongly think sugary drinks healthyBamboozled by misleading product marketing and labeling, parents have failed to get the message that sugary drinks — beyond soda — are not healthy for kids.
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Middle-aged women impacted by eating disorders

Middle-aged women impacted by eating disordersTeenage girls are not the exclusive sufferers of eating disorders.
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New treatment gives hope for certain sleep apnea patients

New treatment gives hope for certain sleep apnea patientsDr. Kenneth Weeks helps diagnose sleep apnea suffers. He believes central apnea can be fatal if not treated.
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NC doctor disputes claims in babies' deaths

NC doctor disputes claims in babies' deathsAn Asheville obstetrician under investigation by the N.C. Medical Board after three babies under his care died in home deliveries says he expects to be cleared of any fault.
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Questions arise as Carolinas Healthcare, UnitedHealthcare contract expires

Questions arise as Carolinas Healthcare, UnitedHealthcare contract expiresCarolinas HealthCare offers support for UnitedHealthcare patients
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Features

Local pastor to donate kidney to former wrestler

Local pastor to donate kidney to former wrestlerA local pastor and a gospel singer who dabbled in professional wrestling are getting ready for what could be a life saving operation.
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Health

NC doctor ordered to stop delivering babies after 3 die

NC doctor ordered to stop delivering babies after 3 dieThe North Carolina Medical Board has ordered an Asheville obstetrician to temporarily stop practicing medicine after three babies he delivered died.
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4 of 10 cities with weight problems are in the Carolinas

4 of 10 cities with weight problems are in the CarolinasSouth Carolina has not one but three cities in the top ten for weight problems according to a new study. They are Myrtle Beach, Greenville and Columbia; Greensboro, North Carolina, also made the top 10.
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Toddler with vampire-like symptoms fights for a cure

Toddler with vampire-like symptoms fights for a cure2-year-old Oliver has an unusual condition that requires him to hide from the sun and get blood transfusions weekly.
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Study: Minors can easily buy e-cigs online

Study: Minors can easily buy e-cigs onlineA new study just released finds it's easy for minors in North Carolina to buy electronic cigarettes online, even though it's illegal.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Charlotte missionary, Ebola survivor returning to Liberia

Charlotte missionary, Ebola survivor returning to LiberiaNancy and David Writebol are headed back to Liberia this weekend, eight months after she became the second American infected with the Ebola virus.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago