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Report: NC child death rate fell to lowest ever in '06

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Statistics out today show North Carolina's child death rate fell to its lowest recorded level last year as the number of homicides dropped and infant health got better. Full story...
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Study: Bone drug cuts deaths, broken bones in some elderly patients

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Research led by a Duke University doctor shows that an osteoporosis drug has helped elderly people endure -- and survive -- broken hips. Full story...
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Museum program aims to connect Alzheimer's patients with memories

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videoA new program at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington hopes to connect those suffering from Alzheimer's disease to their memories. Full story...
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11 million women on child-bearing age using potentially unsafe prescriptions

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Many drugs are unsafe for pregnant women. Even so, more than 11 million women of child-bearing age are using these prescription medications each year. Full story...
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Free health exams draw hundreds

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videoThe Brunswick County Health Department is offering free health exams this weekend. The exams are open to everybody and no registration or ID is required. Full story...
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