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PALUMBO POINTS: Who's got your back?
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Who's got your back? Most of us have experienced a painful bout of low back pain brought on by a seemingly innocuous movement such as bending over to pick up a pencil or a dropped set of keys. These painful episodes may last a couple of days or more than a week. We're left wondering, "What exactly happened?" After all, we weren't trying to pick up a
Liver cancer drug not for all patients
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
CHAPEL HILL - For advanced liver cancer, there’s a single approved drug shown to offer patients a chance at longer life. But a new study by University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers found that this drug was notably less effective in a group of Medicare patients who likely had more extensive cancer and serious
Ask Nadia: Latest research on type 1 diabetes
Friday, May 13, 2016
Dear Nadia, Is there any promising research for curing type 1 diabetes? Seven years in our family. Any hope? – Steve Dear Steve: Yes, there is hope — a considerable amount of it, thanks to research focusing on ways to tell the body not to mistakenly attack insulin-producing beta cells. This means that at some point, although I can't guess how
PALUMBO POINTS: Why breakfast?
Friday, May 6, 2016
The importance of eating a good breakfast has been widely promoted in countless public health campaigns, yet many people persist in rushing past this critical meal. Such behavior does not support a healthy lifestyle and is especially deleterious for children and teenagers. From the adult perspective, a lack of sufficient nutritional energy resources will

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A class all their own

Over the past several years, I have come to look forward to the month of May. As the days tick

Black swim meet returns for 8th year

The National Black Heritage Championship Swim Meet has found a home in Cary. Now in its 14th

Big Brothers Big Sisters CEO receives state honor

RALEIGH — At Leadership North Carolina’s graduation ceremony last week, local Big