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FDA says cloned animals safe

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Don't fear the clones. The FDA says meat and milk from cloned animals are just as safe as products from livestock bred the old-fashioned way. Full story...
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Wilmington substance abuse clinic expands

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A Wilmington substance abuse clinic is expanding to help treat more adults who suffer from drug and alcohol addiction. Full story...
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Experts: no such thing as risk-free surgery

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The National Institute of Health estimates 15 million Americans undergo surgery every year. Medical experts say there is no such thing as risk-free surgery. Full story...
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Finding the right workout songs

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videoMotivating yourself to work out isn't always easy, but it may be a bit easier if you have the right soundtrack. Full story...
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North Carolina scores nearly all F's in new anti-smoking report

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North Carolina scored nearly all F's in the American Lung Association's new report on anti-smoking initiatives. Full story...
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Wilmington groups sticks to health resolution

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videoLosing weight, getting fit and becoming healthy are all popular new year's resolutions. The trick is sticking to them. Full story...
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Food Lion pulls milk

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If you've bought milk from Food Lion recently, you may need to return it. Full story...
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Less invasive biopsy offered at Brunswick Community Hospital

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The procedure only requires a small incision and can be completed in less than an hour. Full story...
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Woman dedicates life to helping others

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One local woman has spent the majority of her life helping others, and it has been a long, fruitful life. Full story...
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NC a leader in food safety

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North Carolina officials are helping the U.S. Food and Drug Administration develop a better system for protecting the nation's food supply. Full story...
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NC water crisis affecting Triangle health facilities

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The water crisis is the most serious health problem facing the region. That's the word from a top state health official as local water supplies continue to dry up. Full story...
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Steroids still hot topic in sports

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In the wake of last week's Mitchell Report steroids in professional sports continues to be a hot topic. But do the actions of pro athletes have a lasting impact on the younger generation? Full story...
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Special needs children benefit from therapeutic toys

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Picking out toys for children is tough as it is. You need to know if it's safe, age appropriate, and of course if your child will enjoy it. But parents of children with special needs may also want to consider a toy's therapeutic value. Full story...
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Local nursing grads hope to fill vacancies

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videoIt's estimated there are more than 100,000 vacant nursing positions nationwide, and that number is on the rise. Full story...
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Study: lack of sunlight linked to cancer risk

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A new study suggests there is a link between lack of sunlight and an increased risk for lung cancer. Full story...
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