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Wake, Orange Counties Lead State In Good Health
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Mar 30, 2011 at 6:25 AM
New public health rankings show that Wake and Orange counties are home to North Carolina's healthiest residents based on lifespan, exercise habits, medical access and similar factors.
Study: Sleep Deprivation May Contribute To Risky Behavior
Mar 13, 2011 at 6:35 PM
The study focused on the way in which lack of sleep may also impact financial decision-making.
State Obesity Rates Could Skyrocket By 2030
Sep 18, 2012 at 6:26 PM
Written By: Nanci Hellmich, USA TODAY
About two-thirds of adults in Mississippi and several other states will be obese by 2030 if obesity rates continue to climb as they are now, an analysis reports today.
The levels of obesity,...
Ohio Firm Wins Approval For Generic Flonase
Feb 23, 2006 at 5:44 PM
The company says the drug will help people with allergies.
Botox May Deaden Perception, Study Says
Apr 24, 2011 at 12:49 PM
Botox may smooth your wrinkles, but it can dull your ability to understand the emotions of others, a new study suggests.
NC Health Officials Warn Of Rabid Donkey Contact
Apr 15, 2010 at 3:55 PM
Officials say some people may have come into contact with the animal at Elodie Farms in Rougement which is in Durham County after March 10.
Obesity Surgery Fails To Extend Life In Older Men
Jun 12, 2011 at 7:52 PM
Many prior studies have found obesity surgery improves survival, but that may not be the case for older men.
Duke Medical Center Involved In Lawsuit
Apr 22, 2007 at 11:16 AM
The family of a man who died after he was unable to have a stem cell transplant says in a lawsuit the death came after Duke University Health System mixed up a blood transfusion.
Duke's Medical School Expands With New Buildings
Oct 17, 2010 at 5:53 AM
The university plans to add an 84,000-square-foot Learning Center as part of an $800 million expansion.
More Than 2 Million US Teens Depressed
May 13, 2008 at 2:00 PM
Depressed girls outnumber boys more than 2 to 1.
High Point Man Looks For The Perfect Match
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Jun 10, 2010 at 5:22 PM
Brian Rodgers is searching for his perfect match on the National Bone Marrow Registry.
Orange Juice Flagged At Border Tests Positive For Fungicide
Jan 28, 2012 at 1:15 PM
The fungicide is used to control fungi or fungal spores in agriculture, which aren't considered a human health threat but affect the fruit's appearance.
Obesity Could Affect 42% Of Americans By 2030
May 7, 2012 at 12:41 PM
If Americans continue to pack on pounds, 42% may end up obese by 2030, and 11% could be severely obese.
Former Duke Researcher Retracts Cancer Study
Mar 2, 2011 at 4:36 PM
A Duke University cancer researcher who resigned in November amid questions about his work has retracted a study in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Study Links NCAA Tournament To Behavior Change
Mar 9, 2010 at 11:07 AM
If you notice a change in your coworker during March Madness, researchers at Duke Univ. say it maybe because of the NCAA Tournament.
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