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Blue Cross reveals 2015 health insurance rates
Friday, October 24, 2014
RALEIGH – North Carolina's largest health insurer says rates will rise by more than 13 percent on average next year for buyers of individual Affordable Care Act policies. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina discussed the prices Wednesday. As an example, the insurer cited a typical rate for a 45-year-old man in the Raleigh area who doesn't
 
Improve your end-of-life health care
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The day my father died from prostate cancer, Jan. 11, 2011, is the day I decided that no family should ever experience the same pain. That day everything changed for me. I had worked for seven years at an organization whose sole focus is end-of-life care, yet I had not had even one conversation with my father about his end-of-life wishes. It was truly a
 
Triple negative breast cancer impacts minority women
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Every October, people lace up their sneakers and walk to support efforts to find a cure for breast cancer. In a sea of pink, there are heart wrenching stories of survival, homemade signs in memory of loved ones, and hope of a cure for this devastating disease that impacts more than 230,000 women and men every year. Even though many people are aware of
 
Male breast cancer awareness
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
CHICAGO – Many of us are not familiar with the name Twone Gabz unless we are true fans of hip-hop and have followed the history of the Chicago rap music scene. Known to family and friends as Antwone Muhammad, he’s been in the music business for almost 15 years, featured on projects produced by Grammy award producers’ No I.D., Kanye West,
 

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Domestic Violence

Men's Day is Oct. 26. The Rev. Marcus J.

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Any City America

NC State will feature an exhibit by J Stacy Utley

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Icon Lecture Series

Roy Beck, visionary founder and President of

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Blue Cross reveals 2015 health insurance rates

RALEIGH – North Carolina's largest health insurer says rates will rise by more than 13