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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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CDC to baby boomers: Get tested for hepatitis C

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The government is recommending all baby boomers get tested for hepatitis C. Anyone born from 1945 to 1965 should get a one-time blood test to see if they have the liver-destroying virus. Full story...
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Locals vigilant after NC West Nile Virus death

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video Nationwide, the number of West Nile cases is on the rise. More than 390 have been reported this year. That's the most since 2004. Full story...
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