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Many fooled into eating more calories at 'healthy restaurants'

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Think your diet would benefit from food at a "healthy restaurant"? A new study shows how we can get fooled into eating many more calories by so-called "healthy" menu items. Full story...
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Aging population puts pressure on local health care system

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videoAn alliance between Davis Health Care Center and Coastal Area Health Education Center will bring more attention to the elderly as well as train doctors in the field of geriatrics. The number of elderly people nationwide is on the rise. Full story...
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Obesity tied to income levels

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Fast food is fast and cheaper than buying healthier fare. So it makes sense that people with less money, aren't eating as well. And it has serious repercussions for your health. Obesity has long been linked to income level, where lower socioeconomic groups face a higher risk than more wealthy populations. Full story...
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Hospital considers raising rates

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New Hanover Regional Medical Center is once again considering raising its rates. The hospital's finance committee has been presented with an option for a five percent increase. Full story...
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Second rabies case confirmed in New Hanover County

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A second case of rabies has been confirmed in New Hanover County. A dog owner in Castle Hayne called animal control, after finding his dog with a dead raccoon in his mouth. The results revealed the raccoon had rabies. Full story...
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