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Family history can increase a woman's risk of breast cancer
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Pam (left) was only 43 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She says she was disappointed but not surprised. Most women, especially young women like her, would be shocked. But she has had several close family members diagnosed with breast cancer, which makes it more likely that she will get the disease. "I was diagnosed at the same age my
 
Information is the best medicine
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
The Affordable Care Act has changed many lives for the better, mine included. But its omission of dental coverage, a result of political compromise, is a dangerous development, as though teeth are apart from and less important than the rest of the body. In fact, cavities are a silent epidemic, and they’re the No. 1 chronic infectious disease in
 
A killer additive in our food
Thursday, December 29, 2016
As many as 80,000 different chemicals are bombarding us every day. One of the most treacherous of them all is dioxin, the name given to a group of persistent, very toxic chemicals. Dioxins collectively refers to hundreds of chemical compounds that share certain structures and biological characteristics. They mainly enter the food chain as byproducts of
 

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Dr. Umar Johnson

Dr Umar will be discussing psycho-academic

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Hypnotic Brass Ensemble: Concert

The Carolina Theatre of Durham presents Hypnotic

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Day 2 Day Dads

Day 2 Day Dads is a fatherhood program serving

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Advocates for campus safety reach out to Trump Nominee

RALEIGH – The confirmation hearing for President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Secretary

Your money in 2017

CARY – After the holiday season, we look at our waistlines and make a resolution to lose

King holiday brings hope and wariness

Next week will be one of contradiction for many. On Monday, we will celebrate the legacy of Dr.