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Urgent care closes doors

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video A medical practice in Surf City has closed its doors due to financial issues, but did not notify patients they were shutting down. WWAY's Nadine Maeser talks to patients who want to know why the doors closed and how to get in contact with their doctor. Full story...
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Obesity and Heart Risk

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Americans gain an average of about 1 pound over the holidays, but the bigger problem is that this extra weight does not go away during the year. Full story...
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Birth control option has doctors watching women's bone health

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New research finds that a particular kind of birth control may be harmful to women's bones. Learn more on what the experts say you can do to protect yourself. Full story...
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Study shows the number of nearsighted Americans is growing

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A new study shows that more people are nearsighted today than in the early seventies. It is a common problem that's easily corrected, but one that has scientists asking why? Full story...
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Study shows no link between cell phone use and brain tumors - yet

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There is reassuring news Thursday night for mobile phone users. A study from Scandinavia found no increase in the rate of brain tumors, even as cell phone use rose dramatically. But experts say the case is not closed just yet. Full story...
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