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Many infants may be deficient in vitamin D
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/03/2008 - 9:19am.

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.

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Construction starts on Brunswick Novant Medical Center
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/02/2008 - 4:03pm.

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.

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Local researchers helping to delay signs of Alzheimer's
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/29/2008 - 4:15pm.

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.

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Alzheimer's Disease numbers likely to double in coming years
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/28/2008 - 4:42pm.

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.

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Researchers trying to develop a better mosquito spray
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/28/2008 - 9:56am.

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.

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