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Chronic catheterization linked to high risk of infection
Thursday, June 23, 2016
If you or someone you care about is ever diagnosed with prostate problems or other conditions that lead to urinary retention, you should know that you're not alone. In fact, according to doctors at Johns Hopkins, such symptoms are present in about one in four men by age 55 and in half of 75-year-old men. Urinary catheters are a common treatment for
 
PALUMBO POINTS: Acceptance strategies for seniors
Thursday, June 16, 2016
We all have a hard time asking for and accepting help, but when it comes to seniors accepting care, the resistance is often high. Why? The question could be applied to almost anyone. It is not easy for most people to accept help, even when it's needed, but it can be particularly challenging for the current generation of seniors. For the rest of us, we are
 
The longest goodbye
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
CHARLOTTE – As many as 600,000 North Carolinians are living with Alzheimer's, or caring for someone who is, but advocates say it's been at least 10 years since a new drug has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month, and advocates are underscoring the importance of advancing the treatment of the
 

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Aspiring Eagles prepare for college

DURHAM – Incoming freshman at N.C. Central University will have less time this summer to

The battle for Raleigh’s black neighborhoods

RALEIGH – Historically African-American neighborhoods’ Washington Terrace and East

Better health, declining financial security for NC kids

In areas where North Carolina children and families are flying high, as well as those where they