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Move more, sit less; make time for exercise
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently released a new edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. That sound you hear is Americans collectively sighing. The guidelines recommend that all adults do at least 150 minutes per week of physical activity at an intensity that elevates the heart rate. Older adults should add
 
State health officials seek input on early childhood action plan
Sunday, November 25, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services has a vision for all North Carolina children to be on track by 2025 for healthy, stable lives. The DHHS needs public input for how to get there from here. Among other goals, they want to decrease the inequity in the high infant mortality rate between African-American and white infants, increase the percentage of
 
Dangerous new short-term health plans
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
RALEIGH – North Carolinians who buy their own health insurance can shop around for 2019 coverage through HealthCare.gov during open enrollment, which runs Nov. 1 through Dec. 15. Unlike in previous open enrollment periods, patients shopping for health insurance coverage may encounter new low-premium health policies, such as short-term health plans,
 

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GoRaleigh Public Hearing

Time: 4 p.m. GoRaleigh is extending service in

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Holiday Gala

Time: 7:30 p.m. The Clayton Piano Festival will

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St. Paul Village Walk and Run

Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event features

Latest News

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Second-half rally lifts SAU women past Claflin

RALEIGH – Junior Kamya Renwicks scored 13 points and Angela Caraballo added 11 points to

Triangle Uplift Foundation hosts second youth summit

RALEIGH – Triangle Uplift Foundation will partner with the Triangle MLK Committee to

Michaux Jr. urges NCCU graduates to advocate for equality

DURHAM – Approximately 639 North Carolina Central University graduates received their