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Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week

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It's a condition that affects one in 100 babies in this country. This week is Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week. Rocky Point resident Crystal McGaffic knows what it's like to live with the condition. Full story...
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Graham, Orr release health care plans

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Two Republican candidates for governor have released their health care platforms. Full story...
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Governments doing little to prevent tobacco-related deaths

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A new report from the world health organization finds that governments around the globe are doing little to prevent the millions of tobacco-related deaths that occur each year. Full story...
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Two GOP governor candidates release health care plans

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Two Republican candidates for governor released their health care platforms just hours before a scheduled television debate on the topic. Full story...
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Chiropractor uses power of prayer

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videoThe power of prayer and holistic healing has recently been in the national spotlight, with the TV show Grey's Anatomy setting a plot around a woman using alternative healing methods and doctors doubting her practice. Full story...
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City sees fourth fatal heroin overdose in two months

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videoAnother person is dead after overdosing on heroin. This makes four fatalities in Wilmington in two months which police are aware of. There are only a few treatment facilities in our area, two of which are privately funded. Full story...
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Students think pink for cancer awareness

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Pink is the color in Brunswick County. That's where a group of students is wearing the color to raise awareness about cancer. Full story...
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Health concerns about baby products

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There are new concerns tonight about potentially harmful chemicals found in baby-care products. Full story...
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Local 7th-grader wants to become dentist

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videoA local middle school student already knows exactly what he wants to be when he grows up: a pediatric dentist. And at 13 years old, he is already helping kids improve their oral health. Full story...
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Red fundraiser raises money to fight heart disease

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More than 300 women and men wore red for New Hanover Regional's third annual Red Dress Luncheon and Fashion Show. Full story...
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Doctors not doing everything to prevent blood clots

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A new study reveals hospital doctors aren't doing nearly enough to prevent life-threatening blood clots in their patients. Full story...
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Booster shot requirements change

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Parents: the requirements have changed concerning your children's booster shots. Full story...
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Exercisers encouraged by studies

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videoWe recently told you about a study that found regular exercise can actually slow the aging process. We wanted to find our whether knowing this will change people's workout habits. Full story...
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Mental illness diagnoses growing nationally, locally

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videoWilmington doctor Arthur Costantini says in the past few years there has been a 20 percent increase in mental illness locally. Full story...
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Confusing drug names major source of medical errors

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A new report finds confusing drug names are a major source of medical errors. How do you avoid becoming a victim? Full story...
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