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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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The nursing boom

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videoThe economy is struggling, companies are closing, and jobs are being lost. However, the health care industry is continuing to boom. Full story...
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Health care for kids

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videoAccording to one local pediatrician, more than 13% of children in North Carolina are uninsured and many of those with insurance can't afford to go to the doctor for preventative care. Full story...
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