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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Wow! It’s the middle of February already. Time waits for no one. And I still keep hearing people saying, “I’m gonna lose a few pounds and get into better shape the beginning of the new year.” And most of those people are still saying the same thing. Let me give you a dose of motivation: Right now is the time to start getting into
Report: Giving birth in Durham County still a risky business
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
RALEIGH – North Carolina’s persistently high fetal and infant mortality rates require new strategies to make further progress ensuring successful pregnancies and healthy births, according to a new report from NC Child. To improve birth outcomes, policymakers should close the health insurance coverage gap to promote maternal health pre- and
Smoking is cheap in NC, but costly in long term
Friday, January 26, 2018
RALEIGH – North Carolina is the third cheapest state in the country for smokers, but the habit comes at a cost. That's according to a report from survey giant WalletHub. The analysis – "The Real Cost of Smoking by State" – estimates the habit comes with a $1.1 million price tag over a smoker's lifetime. Comparatively, New Yorkers pay

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Steve McNair's son forges own path

Like many longtime viewers of ESPN, I lament the old days with Chris Berman, Keith Olbermann,

Obama-backed committee targeting races in 11 states

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A Democratic group backed by former President Barack Obama said this week

Black So. Bapt. history said to be 'at a crossroads'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In 1845, at the Southern Baptist Convention's founding, approximately 1