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Many infants may be deficient in vitamin D

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New research shows many infants and toddlers may be deficient in vitamin D. But, health experts are divided on the best way to ensure young children get their recommended amounts of vitamin D, which is essential for strong bones. Full story...
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Construction starts on Brunswick Novant Medical Center

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At the construction kickoff for the new hospital today, the name Brunswick Novant Medical Center was also revealed. There are already some signs of construction on the $107,000,000 facility, which is about three miles from the current hospital on Highway 17. Full story...
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Local researchers helping to delay signs of Alzheimer's

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videoMillions of Americans have Alzheimer's and other cognitive diseases, and those numbers are expected to double as baby boomers age. Here in Wilmington, there are medical advances being made to delay the signs. Full story...
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Alzheimer's Disease numbers likely to double in coming years

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videoMore than 5,000,000 Americans have Alzheimer's, but as the baby boomers age, that number is expected to double. WWAY spoke with a local woman who is trying to balance work, raising a family and caring for her mother with Alzheimer's. Full story...
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Researchers trying to develop a better mosquito spray

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Even if mosquitoes didn't carry deadly diseases, the annoyance alone would keep us trying to spray them away. DEET has been the spray of choice for 50 years, but it's not perfect. Full story...
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