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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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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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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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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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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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Artificial sweeteners may lead to diabetes

Artificial sweeteners may lead to diabetesArtificial sweeteners may lead to diabetes
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How much walking needed to burn off soda?

How much walking needed to burn off soda?Drinking a lot of soda packed with high-fructose corn syrup is, of course, not a healthy choice — but its ill effects aren't so hard to fight.
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Stinging venomous caterpillars prompt warnings in southeast

Stinging venomous caterpillars prompt warnings in southeastLeslie Howe's visit to a Gwinnett County park led to a close encounter with a creature that appeared to come from outer space.
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Alzheimer's linked with meds for anxiety and sleep

Alzheimer's linked with meds for anxiety and sleepMedications widely used for anxiety and insomnia are linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer's in a new study.
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Study shows Autism signs in babies can be erased

Study shows Autism signs in babies can be erasedStudy shows Autism signs in babies can be erased
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Study: Autism signs in babies can be erased

Study: Autism signs in babies can be erasedThis tiny study – in just seven children – is the first to look at starting therapy in the first year of life.
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Fourth Ebola patient arrives in the USA

Fourth Ebola patient arrives in the USAA fourth patient with Ebola virus disease has arrived in the USA for treatment.
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4th Ebola patient to be flown to US for care

4th Ebola patient to be flown to US for careAn Atlanta hospital says a patient infected with Ebola will be brought from West Africa to its isolation unit for treatment.
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Superheroes swoop in at Levin Children's Hospital

Superheroes swoop in at Levin Children's HospitalA group of window washers weren't wearing work uniforms or rain gear in Monday's weather. Instead, they wore superhero costumes: Batman, Superman, Spiderman and the Incredible Hulk were at Levine Children's Hospital.
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Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams debuts pink dreads to honor late mother

Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams debuts pink dreads to honor late motherCarolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams marks the start of his ninth NFL season with Sunday's game against Tampa Bay.
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Reports of respiratory virus hits several states

Reports of respiratory virus hits several statesReports of respiratory virus hits several states
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  • 3 weeks ago