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Crisis Center to remain closed for now

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Southeastern's board met last night and decided on a course of action now that the crisis station and detox center has been cleared to reopen: Full story...
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Today is National HIV Testing Day

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Statistics show nearly 250,000 people in the United States are living with HI, and don't even know it. Full story...
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Southport hospital going digital

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videoTelevision stations aren't the only ones switching from analog to digital. Some hospitals are as well. The Dosher Memorial Hospital in Southport replaced its old analog mammography units with new state of the art digital machines. Full story...
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Zapping away migraines

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According to the American Headache Society, about 35 million Americans suffer from migraines. But, instead of popping pills for the pain, patients may soon be able to zap it away. Full story...
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Crisis Center back open

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The state has ended the suspension of Southeastern Center for Mental Health's Detoxification Center and Crisis Station in Wilmington. Full story...
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New program offers help for those living with a disability

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Last week, we told you about possible funding cuts for local programs that help the disabled. A new program in town will not be affected by these budget cuts. Full story...
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Budget crisis in mental health industry

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Caring for a disabled family member can be difficult. That is why many families depend on the government's help for programs to keep their disabled family member active. Full story...
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Preventing swimmer's ear

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videoDuring these hot days, a lot of kids are spending long hours in the water, and inevitably, the next day some of them will complain about an earache. It is called swimmer's ear, and it is preventable. Full story...
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Local students petition bowling alley to go smoke free

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videoA group of local students wants a local bowling alley to stamp out smoking. Full story...
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Importance of detecting prostate cancer early

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videoFather's day is Sunday and what better time to remind the important man in your life about the importance of prostate screenings. Full story...
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Information on Lyme disease

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Each year in America there's almost 20,000 cases of people infected with Lyme disease. Full story...
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New diabetes education program in Brunswick County

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videoDiabetes is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Brunswick County's Health Department is taking steps to fight the disease in our area. Full story...
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Tomato recall due to salmonella outbreak

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Certain types of tomatoes are believed to have caused 145 salmonella cases across the country since April. Full story...
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Vitamin D may protect against diabetes

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Some research suggests that vitamin D may help protect against cancer and a new study finds it may protect against diabetes as well. Full story...
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Number of non-smokers with lung cancer on the rise

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videoEnvironments including passive smoking thought to be a cause in increased cancer risks. Full story...
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