Flu Shot
19 hours ago
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Flu season off to an early – and nasty – start

This year's flu season is off to a quick start and so far it seems to be dominated by a nasty bug.
6 days ago
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NHRMC’s Airlink team now carries units of blood into the field

New Hanover Regional Medical Center's AirLink helicopters are now carrying two units of blood on their helicopters during every patient transport flight.
Birth Control
6 days ago
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Birth control pills modestly raise risk of breast cancer, study suggests

Modern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects, but a study suggests that they still raise the risk of breast cancer.
6 days ago
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Are 3-D mammograms really better? US puts scans to the test

Increasingly women are asked if they want a 3-D mammogram instead of the regular X-ray — and now U.S. health officials are starting a huge study to tell if the newer, sometimes pricier choice really improves screening for breast cancer.
7 days ago
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Humpday Health: Diet tips for holiday party season

December is the prime time for people to get together with their family, friends, or coworkers to celebrate the holidays, but all these parties can be detrimental to your diet.
1 week ago
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) 8-week course

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teaches meditation and gentle yoga to cultivate awareness, reduce stress and create a greater sense of peace and well-being. If you’re tired of your racing heart and mind keeping you up at night, struggling with feeling anxious and overwhelmed, feel you’ve lost yourself in the chaos of your life, come to […]
2 weeks ago
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Yoga studio coming to growing South Front District

Tribute Companies announced the newest addition to the emerging South Front District in downtown Wilmington, a yoga studio.
2 weeks ago
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Researchers find marriage may reduce dementia risk

According to a study, results showed that compared with married people, widowed people had a 20 percent higher risk of developing dementia.
2 weeks ago
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Humpday Health: Why it’s important to get yourself vaccinated

Doctors all over the country recommend everyone to get vaccinated for diseases like tetanus, measles, and more. However, some people are worried about the perceived side effects of those vaccines.
2 weeks ago
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Veterans are key as surge of states OK medical pot for PTSD

It was a telling setting for a decision on whether post-traumatic stress disorder patients could use medical marijuana.