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Pickens School Board Takes No Action On Prayer At Meetings

The Pickens County School Board has set aside a vote on a policy approving prayer at its meetings.

10/28/2014

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Panel Starts Reviewing Common Core Standards In NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A new commission is starting to study the pros and cons of the math and English language targets for North Carolina’s public school students. The Academic Standards Review Commission on Monday […]

09/20/2014

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Study: Depression Found In Preschoolers

A new study has found that depression in children can start as young as preschool.

08/07/2014

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North Carolina Report Tackles Prescription Drug Abuse

General Assembly researchers say North Carolina could do a better job training health care providers and watching how prescription drugs are consumed to help reduce the growing number of unintentional overdoses.

04/30/2014

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Study: Internet Use Habits In Young Adults Similar To Addiction

A recent study suggests that the compulsion experienced by young adults to use the Internet is not unlike drug addiction.

12/25/2013

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Monkeys Control Virtual Arms With Their Thoughts During Study

During a neuroscience study conducted at Duke University Medical Center, two monkeys were able to control robotic arms using only their thoughts.

11/08/2013

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Studies Test How Early In Life To Peek Inside DNA

Fully mapping someone’s genes to look for health risks is full of ethical challenges.

10/07/2013

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Study: One Hour Nap For Kids Good For Their Brain

Most caregivers know that an hour nap means a happier child, but a new study shows another benefit.

10/07/2013

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Study: Choosing How To Spend Your Lunch Break Reduces Fatigue

Exercising control over your lunch break might make more of a difference than what you actually do with it.

10/07/2013

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Study: Greenhouse Gas Reductions Could Stave Off Millions Of Premature Deaths

The findings of a new study indicate that a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions might prevent the premature deaths of millions of people.

09/25/2013

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