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Searching for affordable pediatric dental care
Thursday, September 29, 2016
For the past two years, I have worked with other youth from Youth Empowered Solutions to conduct an intensive study of North Carolina’s system of oral health care. What we have seen and learned would shock many people. YES! had the amazing opportunity to travel and attend three N.C. Missions of Mercy clinics, which are free dental care clinics held
 
Which is better for you: sugar or artificial sweeteners?
Friday, September 23, 2016
Dear EarthTalk: What should I know about artificial sweeteners before I opt for them for myself or my kids in place of regular ol’ sugar? - Gretchen Abdow, Philadelphia Dear Gretchen: These days, it’s incredibly easy to consume a huge daily dose of sugar. Grabbing a non-fat, grande latte at Starbucks before work will start your day off with
 
PALUMBO POINTS: the silent killer
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Any idea how many people were killed in the last century by war? How many were killed in death camps? The staggering, heartbreaking total is estimated at around 200 million people. This is the equivalent of two of every three people currently living in the United States! Now ponder this question: How many people will die in the 21st century from tobacco?
 
Making voting easier for people with disabilities
Thursday, September 15, 2016
RALEIGH – Three million votes are enough to affect the outcome of elections, including the presidential race, and that's the number of people nationwide who may find it difficult to vote because they live with a disability. That figure, from the American Association of People with Disabilities, is one of the reasons Disability Rights NC released a
 

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Dance Pary

Raleigh Old School Dance Party from 8 p.m. until

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Anniversary Party

Exotique will celebrate its 10th anniversary Oct

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Entreprenuership Summit

EVOLVE Mentoring, in partnership with Shaw

Latest News

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Faith is a verb

Scripture says you should live your life in such a way that those around you can see the Jesus

Does ECSU have a new women’s coach?

CC heard a wild rumor last weekend. We overheard – OK we were eavesdropping –

Susan B. Komen sets funding to breast cancer research

DALLAS – Building on its bold goal to reduce current breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in