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Ask Nadia: Coconut water
Friday, January 20, 2017
Dear Nadia, I’ve heard that coconut oil is good for maintaining blood sugar. Is this true, or did I misunderstand? – Debbie, San Diego, California Dear Debbie, In the past, the benefits of coconut oil were considered controversial because some felt there was not enough evidence-based research to support the benefits. The concern was that the
 
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
 

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Wellness Saturday

Advance Community Health and WakeMed will host

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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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Black festival returns for 16th year

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Museum of History always gets an early jump on Black History

Ask Nadia: Coconut water

Dear Nadia, I’ve heard that coconut oil is good for maintaining blood sugar. Is this

SBC president drew King’s praise for stand

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Though Southern Baptists were not known for their advocacy of racial