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Thursday is World Kidney Day

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The National Kidney Foundation reports hundreds of thousands of patients receive life-saving dialysis treatments every year in the US, but it can avoided with basic testing. Full story...
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NC gets poor health grades in report

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videoReport cards are out for our state and many of the grades are below average. According to North Carolina Prevention Partners, poor nutrition, physical inactivity and tobacco use are costing the state in lives and money. Full story...
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1 in 4 American teenage girls have STD

There's startling new government research on teenage girls and sexually transmitted diseases. At least one in four teenage American girls has an STD. Race plays an even bigger role.
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Second-highest cancer killer can be prevented

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videoColon cancer is the second-highest cancer killer of men and women in the United States, but it can be prevented. Full story...
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Mental health discussion heating up in NC

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The discussion about the state's failing mental health system is heating up. Tuesday Gov. Easley asked state legislators to give his administration more authority to fix the system, a system which local agencies say is plagued with problems. Full story...
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