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Food choices play important role in tooth decay
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
CARY – Your teeth are essential tools for enabling a balanced and healthy diet. They are imperative for chewing and swallowing, and what you choose to put in your mouth can greatly impact your teeth and gums. “What you eat on a daily basis is sure to affect your next dental checkup,” said Dr. Bobbi Stanley of Stanley Dentistry in Cary.
 
Make your point without arguing
Monday, March 27, 2017
We all face problems that crop up again and again. Most of us have probably yelled, "How many times have I told you?" and yet the behavior that drives us crazy continues to occur. The reason for our frustration may be that we talk when we really ought to be acting. You've heard the expression, "Actions speak louder than words," and in our personal
 
‘No fat,’ ‘no sugar’ label equals no nutritional guarantee
Saturday, March 18, 2017
CHAPEL HILL – Terms such as no-fat or no-sugar, low-fat or reduced-salt on food packaging may give consumers a sense of confidence before they purchase, but these claims rarely reflect the actual nutritional quality of the food, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The work, which appears in
 
Youth with type 2 diabetes develop more complications
Thursday, March 16, 2017
CHAPEL HILL – Teens and young adults with type 2 diabetes develop kidney, nerve and eye disease, as well as some risk factors for heart disease, earlier than their peers with type 1 diabetes within eight years of diagnoses. The results, co-authored by a researcher at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, are the latest findings of the
 
The quiet healh crisis of the black community
Friday, March 10, 2017
In my years working in health care, I have been blessed to see patients celebrate happy moments, but I have also witnessed times of profound grief. The loss of a baby is one such example that deals a devastating blow to our families, health care providers, communities and nation as a whole. Most newborns grow and thrive, but in the United States, almost
 

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The Miraculous and the Mundane

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Omega Psi Phi Talent Hunt Program

The Iota Iota chapter, in partnership with fellow Wake County graduate chapter Xi Mu Mu,

Maureen Joy Charter spreading joy for 20 years

DURHAM – Maureen Joy Charter School celebrated its 20th anniversary last month. The

NC lawmakers, gov reach deal in 'bathroom bill' standoff

RALEIGH – North Carolina Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper said late