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Pizza Hut to sell gluten-free pizza

Pizza Hut to sell gluten-free pizzaPizza Hut is about to join the gluten-free brigade.
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Knowledge is power when it comes to caner genes

Knowledge is power when it comes to caner genesWhen it came to cancer, Lisa Lindvall wanted to know what her chances were. After all, cancer has been no stranger to her family.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

Levine Children's sink prevents flu, one wash at a time

Levine Children's sink prevents flu, one wash at a timeNorth Carolina is in the midst of one of the worst flu seasons in recent history, with more flu deaths expected in the coming weeks.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

Flu means huge increase of patients at local emergency rooms

Flu means huge increase of patients at local emergency roomsThe area's two largest hospital systems say they both saw a large increase in emergency room patients Christmas week due to complications caused by the flu.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

Flu hits close to home, even at NBC Charlotte

Flu hits close to home, even at NBC CharlotteHealth officials say the season's death toll in North Carolina climbed to 54.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Health

30 flu deaths reported in North Carolina last week

30 flu deaths reported in North Carolina last weekNorth Carolina is seeing a significant increase in the flu and state officials say 30 people died the week after Christmas.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks ago
Entertainment

'Girls' star and new mom put her placenta into smoothies

'Girls' star and new mom put her placenta into smoothiesThis is the time of the year when everyone is trying to be healthier with new workouts, new attitudes and new diets.
  • Entertainment
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

NC docs: Flu most intense in years

NC docs: Flu most intense in yearsState epidemiologists with DHHS warned North Carolina residents Tuesday that the state's flu epidemic will get worse before it gets better. As of last week, 17 people had died from the virus, and the number is expected to climb substantially.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

The flu didn't take a holiday in the Carolinas

The flu didn't take a holiday in the CarolinasThe flu has reached epidemic levels in the Carolinas, the CDC says.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Entertainment

Professor uses 'Seinfeld' to teach psychiatry

Professor uses 'Seinfeld' to teach psychiatrySure, it's no Sesame Street, but it turns out Seinfeld can be very educational. Its characters show signs of a range of psychiatric problems, and it's up to Rutgers medical students to diagnose them.
  • Entertainment
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

NC marks 5 years since smoking banned in bars

NC marks 5 years since smoking banned in barsNorth Carolina health officials are praising the benefits of a 5-year-old state law that banned smoking in bars and restaurants.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

9 people die of flu in NC during Christmas week

9 people die of flu in NC during Christmas weekState health officials say nine people died of complications from the flu during Christmas week.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Several use hydration clinic to avoid post-New Year's Eve hangover

Several use hydration clinic to avoid post-New Year's Eve hangoverSeveral use hydration clinic to avoid post-New Year's Eve hangover
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  • 4 weeks ago
Local

Charlotte area hospitals will begin restricting visitors due to flu

Charlotte area hospitals will begin restricting visitors due to fluCharlotte area hospitals will begin restricting visitors due to flu
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  • 4 weeks ago
Entertainment

Nicki Minaj 'haunted' by early abortion

Nicki Minaj 'haunted' by early abortionNicki Minaj is always ready to flaunt her bod.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Flu season shaping up to be brutal

Flu season shaping up to be brutalYou may want to wash your hands often and stock up on tissues.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Natural ways to fight off colds

Natural ways to fight off coldsLike most people in the midlands, those who aren't feeling well, may take over-the-counter drugs to fight off sicknesses.
  • Health
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

New menu labeling rules require calorie counts for alcohol

New menu labeling rules require calorie counts for alcoholDon't want to be confronted with the number of calories in that margarita or craft beer? Then avoid the menu and order at the bar.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Red Measles diagnosed in Mecklenburg County

Red Measles diagnosed in Mecklenburg CountyHealth officials in Mecklenburg County said Monday that a person in the county has been diagnosed with Red Measles.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Life

How to cope with post-holiday blues

How to cope with post-holiday bluesNo doubt, the holidays can be stressful — a lot of traveling, crowd-managing, gift-buying and credit-card-maxing. But for many people, despite all the grumbles about being overscheduled and under-rested, the bustle of parties and family is a definite mood-booster. Once...
  • Life
  • 1 month ago
Health

Weight Watchers: Butts are in for 2015

Weight Watchers: Butts are in for 2015Here's one way for a diet behemoth to get its end-of-the-year ad noticed: Make it about a woman's butt.
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  • 1 month ago
Health

Dad gets new heart, survives for son's 1st Christmas

Dad gets new heart, survives for son's 1st ChristmasA Dalton man already received his biggest Christmas gifts: a new heart and a new son.
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  • 1 month ago
Crime

SC mom who drove kids in ocean to be committed

SC mom who drove kids in ocean to be committedA Florida judge says a South Carolina mother who drove her three children into the ocean off Daytona Beach should be involuntarily hospitalized for mental health treatment.
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  • 1 month ago
Health

Mystery allergic reaction kills girl, 11, on vacation

Mystery allergic reaction kills girl, 11, on vacationOn Thanksgiving Day, Paige Warner and her family flew to Honolulu for the 11-year-old's first trip to the state.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Health

Appeals court strikes down NC abortion law

Appeals court strikes down NC abortion lawA federal appeals court has struck down a North Carolina law requiring abortion providers to show and describe an ultrasound to the fetus to the pregnant woman, even if the patient refuses to look or listen.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

MEDIC: Holiday stress can trigger heart attacks

MEDIC: Holiday stress can trigger heart attacksAs many families try to beat the clock with all the shopping, wrapping, cooking, and travel, Mecklenburg County's EMT service, MEDIC, wants families to know all the holiday stress can trigger heart attacks.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Doctors hope Christmas break slows flu in SC

Doctors hope Christmas break slows flu in SCSchool systems across South Carolina say they are happy for the Christmas break for a different reason this year - it provides a good chance to stop a flu outbreak.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago