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Study: Eating A Snack Might Help Avoid Fight With Spouse

WASHINGTON (AP) — A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at...

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Affordable Care Act

North Carolina & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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More Than 1,000 Get Hepatitis A Shots In Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Health officials say more than 1,000 people have been given vaccinations against hepatitis A after an employee at a Charlotte pizza restaurant was hospitalized with the disease. Health officials in Mecklenburg [...]

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Report: Researchers Develop ‘Thinking Cap’

Researchers say a strong “negative spike” of electricity in the brain may be a key to learning from one’s mistakes.

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The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda Geddes

Simon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.

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Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of Smoking

A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.

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Kids Continue To Pound Back The Caffeine

Approximately 75 percent of U.S. kids and young adults consume at least some caffeine on a daily basis.

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ADA’s New Recommendations To Keep Kids Cavity Free

The ADA says children should begin using toothpaste with fluoride as soon as they get their first tooth to help fight cavities.

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Many Women Unaware Of Heart Disease’s Threat

Only one in five women are aware that heart disease is their greatest health threat.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?