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Obesity on the rise in North Carolina

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videoObesity rates throughout the country are up once again. It seems North Carolina is doing more than its part to keep up with the trend. Full story...
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Time running out for Tdap vaccine

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Time is running out for sixth graders who have not received their Tdap vaccine. The Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis vaccine is mandatory in North Carolina. Full story...
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Lollipops used to prevent dental problems with children

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For many parents, getting their kids to brush their teeth is almost like pulling teeth. But thanks to some new lollipops, that could soon change. Full story...
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Free health screenings for men

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videoHealth experts estimate one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Saturday the New Hanover County Health Department held free screenings for men as a part of National Prostate Awareness Month. Full story...
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Mediterranean-style diet could have major health benefits

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Sticking to a Mediterranean-style diet - rich in fruits & vegetables, olive oils and fish - could have major health benefits. Full story...
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