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Fear associated with post-vaccine fever

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Though some parents fear the post-vaccine fever that sometimes accompanies immunization shots, new research shows that giving fever-reducing drugs can reduce those effects. Full story...
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Doctors speak to women about GYN conditions at NHRMC's Live & Learn seminar

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Early detection and prevention was the theme at Thursday night's Live & Learn seminar at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Women were invited to attend the event... Full story...
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Nursing students join seniors at Seahawks and Seniors Health Fair

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UNCW's nursing program sponsored the Seahawks and Seniors Health Fair at the New Hanover County Senior Center on Thursday. Full story...
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Is dialysis treatment for kidney failure helping patient's quality of life?

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Nearly 400,000 Americans with kidney failure are currently on dialysis treatment. Though many doctors assume dialysis will improve elderly patients' quality of life, new research finds this may not be the case. Full story...
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Some unexpected foods causing food poisoning

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Though we are often wary of the risks associated with eating undercooked meat or eggs, a new report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest finds that a lot of food poisoning cases are caused by some unexpected foods. Full story...
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