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Lower death risk seen with heart bypass surge

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Older patients with clogged heart arteries may face a little lower death risk over time if they have bypass operations instead of angioplasty and stents to fix the problem. Full story...
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Studies: Surgery can put diabetes into remission

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New research provides clear proof that weight-loss surgery can reverse and possibly cure diabetes. Doctors say it should be offered sooner to more people with the disease - not just as a last resort. Full story...
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Patients of disgraced doctor have month to pick up medical records

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Patients of a Wilmington doctor who pleaded guilty last week to illegally prescribing narcotics and attempting to traffic opium have a short window to get back their medical records. Full story...
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US Supreme Court to hear NC native on healthcare

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The US Supreme Court is hearing from a Washington lawyer with North Carolina roots it picked as the devil's advocate on the first day of hearings on the health care reform law. Full story...
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Restaurant holds fundraiser for baby who needs heart transplant

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The Chick-Fil-A on Oleander Drive in Wilmington is hosting a benefit for Hannah and her family tonight. From 5 to 8 p.m., proceeds from food purchased at the restaurant will go toward Hannah's medical care. Full story...
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