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PALUMBO POINTS: Teens harmed by lack of sleep?
Thursday, August 18, 2016
We all know how important sleep is. If you don't, just go without it for a few days and see what happens! Now consider the established consequences of chronic sleep problems: increased risk of hypertension, diabetes, obesity, depression, heart attack and stroke, among other health-related issues. Who's suffering? Anyone can experience sleep problems,
 
Positive attitude can help seniors manage stress
Friday, August 12, 2016
RALEIGH – New research from N.C. State University finds that having a positive attitude about aging makes older adults more resilient when faced with stressful situations. For the study, researchers had 43 adults between the ages of 60 and 96 fill out a daily questionnaire for eight consecutive days. Participants were asked about their attitudes
 
SECU helps opens new SE Raleigh health center
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
RALEIGH – Southeast Raleigh residents with little or no access to health care services are getting some relief with the grand opening of a new health center. The SECU Advance Community Health Center is now open on Rock Quarry Road near WakeMed Hospital. SECU Foundation board member McKinley Wooten Jr. spoke at the dedication, highlighting
 

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AADE Gala

Join the African American Dance Ensemble's annual

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Back to School Jam

KCSSU, Nate McMillan and East CAC's 4th annual

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Family & Friends Fun Day

Join Pastor Willie C Mosley and the Evans Grove

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Churches keeping the faith in campaign season

RALEIGH – It's hard to exclude morality from the conversation this election season,

Urban pastors plan for more church plants

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Kenny "KP" Petty has been there and done that, so what he says rings true

Social Security Q&A

Q: I am receiving Social Security retirement benefits, and I recently went back to work. Do I