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New hope for Alzheimer's and autism

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Mice with Alzheimer’s disease showed improvement in a recent UC-Irvine study, after they were given high doses of an over-the-counter form of vitamin B-3. Full story...
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Parents may need to motivate their children to get off the couch

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The Department of Health and Human Services now recommends an hour of moderate exercise each day, and another hour of vigorous exercise three times a week. These guidelines are intended for kids as well as adults. Full story...
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EMS worker fighting breast cancer

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videoA local woman's job is helping to save lives, but now, breast cancer has her fighting for her own.

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Cost of treating type 2 diabetes rising

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Medical expenditures for diabetes in the United States nearly doubled between 2001 and 2007, and the country now devotes about one out of every 10 health care dollars to treating the disease. Full story...
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Former New Hanover High School Player Needs Kidney

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videoA former New Hanover high school football player is on the waiting list for a kidney transplant. Saturday, the community rallied around him to raise money. Full story...
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