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Good Question: When Is The Best Time To Get The Flu Shot?

Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.

09/18/2013

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Fort Mill Birthing Center Closed After Birth With Bad Outcome

South Carolina health officials have suspended the license of a birthing center in Fort Mill.

09/10/2013

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5 Ways To Beat Depression

(CBS Charlotte) — Feeling down or suffering from depression can make you feel helpless and hopeless — it can make daily activities and interactions strained, or depression can lead to avoiding everything all together. The […]

CBS Charlotte–09/05/2013

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NC Requires Worker Flu Shot At Govt Health Centers

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina state government’s 10,000 employees at public mental hospitals, substance abuse treatment centers and other facilities for people with disabilities will have to get flu vaccinations by Dec. 1. The […]

08/27/2013

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How Your Diet May Be Hurting Your Relationship

(CBS Charlotte) — Many people struggle with their weight and body image, and ultimately become fed up with the way they look. Not only will dieting in itself not shed the pounds, but your latest […]

CBS Charlotte–08/19/2013

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NC Expands Psychiatry Via Video Conferencing

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is expanding the ability of doctors and other counselors to make long-distance evaluations of people who show up at emergency rooms suffering from drug overdoses or mental breakdowns. Gov. […]

CBS Charlotte–08/16/2013

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Obesity Very High In 13 States; Many In The South

ATLANTA (AP) — Adult obesity still isn’t budging, the latest government survey shows. The national telephone survey found 13 states with very high rates of obesity last year. Overall, the proportion of U.S. adults deemed […]

CBS Charlotte–08/16/2013

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Inducing Labor May Be Tied To Autism, NC Study Says

CHICAGO (AP) — The biggest study of its kind suggests autism might be linked with inducing and speeding up labor, preliminary findings that need investigating since labor is induced in increasing numbers of U.S. women, […]

CBS Charlotte–08/12/2013

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The Health Dangers Of Using Bug Spray

(CBS Charlotte) — The wonderful joys of summertime include barbecuing outside with friends, swimming and hanging out by the pool, days at the beach, and lots of outdoor fun. There’s one aspect about being outdoors […]

CBS Charlotte–08/09/2013

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Grocery Store Health Risks

(CBS Charlotte) — Have you ever fell ill within a few days of going grocery shopping? If so, you’re not alone. In truth, there are a plethora of reasons why you might become ill after […]

CBS Charlotte–07/19/2013

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