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CDC: Alarming increase seen in West Nile cases

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US health officials say there's been an alarming increase in the number of West Nile cases. So far there have been more than 1,100 cases reported through the middle of August. That's three times as many as usually seen at this point in the year. Full story...
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Whooping cough kills Forsyth County infant

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A 2-month-old from Forsyth County is the state's first victim this year of pertussis, also known as whooping cough. Full story...
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Lunch workers study how to get kids to eat healthy

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There will be more whole grains on school lunch menus this year, along with a wider selection of fruits and vegetables and other healthy options. The challenge is getting children to eat them. Full story...
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Study: Teens turning to oral sex as safer alternative

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video For some families sex can be a taboo topic. But a new study suggests teens may not have the info they need about the birds and the bees. Full story...
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Community Health Center offers students free screenings, school supplies

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As the school year approaches, the New Hanover Community Health Center will offer free vaccinations, counseling, and eye exams to children ages five to 18. It all starts at 2 p.m. Full story...
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