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Davidson County resident dies from complications of meningitis
Submitted by Katie Harden on Sun, 10/21/2012 - 8:04pm.

North Carolina health officials say a Davidson County resident has died from complications of fungal meningitis she likely contracted from a tainted steroid injection in her back.

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Animal contact cited in E. coli cases at Cleveland County Fair
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/19/2012 - 3:51pm.

State health officials say animal contact is a likely source of an E. coli outbreak linked to the Cleveland County Fair. A statement from the NC Department of Health and Human Services on Friday said 64 children and 42 adults have been affected by this outbreak.

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PPD honors 'heroes' running Beach2Battleship
Submitted by Katie Harden on Thu, 10/18/2012 - 3:13pm.

videoPPD launched events in celebration of its 5th annual Beach2Battleship Triathlon this weekend at its headquarters downtown. During the ceremony, race participants who have battled and overcome illnesses because of clinical trials were honored.

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Rock for the Cure supports Pink Ribbon Project
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/18/2012 - 2:57pm.

videoThe UNCW Communication Society is rocking for a cure Friday night. The event Rock for the Cure benefits the New Hanover Regional Medial Center's Pink Ribbon Project.

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Arthritis Walk to honor Ivey Hayes Saturday
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Thu, 10/18/2012 - 2:41pm.

videoIvey Hayes was known for his amazing artwork, and to organizers of the 2012 Wilmington Arthritis Walk, he's also known for his heroic spirit. They'll the artist who died last month during Saturday's walk to raise money and awareness about the disease.

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