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Parents get a wake-up call about underage drinking

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10.8 million. That's the estimated number of youths between the ages of 12 and 20 that are underage drinkers. That's why a local group called Coastal Horizons organized a town hall meeting for parents. Full story...
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Cape Fear Valley Hospital to lease Bladen County Hospital

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Just a year ago it was in danger of closing its doors for good. But now the Bladen County Hospital is getting ready to expand its services. Full story...
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Survey: Half of high school students drank alcohol in last 30 days

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It's not news parents want to hear, but in a recent survey, nearly half of all New Hanover County high school students admitted to drinking alcohol in the past 30 days. Full story...
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March of Dimes to host charity walk

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videoThe March of dimes is a non-profit organization that has spent the last 70 years trying to protect the health of babies. The group has made a big impact on the lives of two little girls here in Wilmington. Full story...
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Middle school using technology in the gym

According to the state's health report card, North Carolina has the fifth highest obesity rate in the country. A new program aims to change that. South Brunswick Middle School is the first school in the Cape Fear region to implement a new physical education.
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