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7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.


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Investigation Underway After Local Dunkin’ Donuts Workers Fall Ill

MONROE, N.C. (AP) — Health department officials are investigating more than a dozen illnesses linked to a Union County doughnut shop. County health officials say an anonymous caller earlier this month reported that many employees […]


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Hospital Patients Warned About Bats

South Carolina health officials want anyone who stayed in the east wing of an Orangeburg hospital this year to call them.


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11 More Flu Deaths Reported In South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina health officials say 11 additional people died from the flu in the state last week. The Department of Health and Environmental Control said 41 people have died from the […]


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Judge Declares NC Abortion Ultrasound Law Illegal

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina law requiring women who want an abortion to have an ultrasound and then have a medical provider describe the image to them is a violation of constitutional free-speech […]


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Study: Fast Food Not Biggest Issue Behind Rise In Childhood Obesity Rates

Researchers have learned that, despite some claims to the contrary, fast food is not the leading cause of rising childhood obesity rates in America.


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NC Medicaid Overhaul Is Subject Of Public Hearing

A panel charged with advising North Carolina health officials about how to change Medicaid in the state is ready to hear from interest groups and citizens who want to instruct their work.


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Food Companies Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories

Between 2007 and 2012, food companies reduced their products’ calories by the equivalent of around 78 calories per person per day.


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3 NC Children Possibly Sickened By E. Coli

Health officials in Davidson County are investigating a possible E. coli outbreak after three children have become ill.


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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.