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Birth control pill for men?

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A new study says it could soon be available. And it's believed to be 98 percent effective in preventing pregnancy. Full story...
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Brunswick County could get hospice

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If you live in Brunswick County and have a family member who is terminally ill the closest facility to get in-patient care is in Wilmington. But that could be changing. Full story...
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TroubleShooters: Insurance company won't cover sick woman

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videoA Pender County woman is in New Hanover Regional recovering from a severe illness. When it was touch-and-go, her husband called their life insurance agent and that phone call only added to their troubles. Full story...
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Childhood, teenage diabetes becoming more common

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videoChildhood and teenage diabetes are becoming more and more common. And pediatricians say the specialized care isn't able to keep up with the demand. Full story...
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New Hanover County rates higher than state on health

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videoNorth Carolina Prevention Partners is an organization that grades the states efforts to reduce preventable disease. Our state was given a C in tobacco use and D's in both nutrition and physical activity. Full story...
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