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It’s OK to overreact to stroke symptoms
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Stroke affects over 795,000 people in the United States every year. Also known as a “brain attack,” a stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen to the brain is blocked by plaque (acute ischemic stroke) or ruptures and bleeds (hemorrhagic stroke). If you suspect stroke, call 911 immediately. The saying “time is brain”
 
NC’s Blue Cross cutting ‘Obamacare’ prices
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s largest health insurer said Tuesday it’s cutting some individual premiums for the first time in over a quarter century, but next year’s savings on subsidized “Obamacare” coverage would have been much larger if Washington had left the law alone. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina said
 
Another round of ACA navigator funding cuts
Thursday, July 19, 2018
The Trump administration's decision last week to slash funding to nonprofit groups that help Americans buy individual health insurance coverage sparked outrage from advocates of the Affordable Care Act. Using words like "immoral" and "cold-hearted," they saw it as the Republicans' latest act of sabotage against the sweeping health law. But, as the ACA's
 

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Back to School Giveaway

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Church Anniversary

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There was just one ‘Queen of Soul’

NEW YORK — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style

Durham Sports Commission economic impact tops $28 million

DURHAM – The Durham Sports Commission generated $28.1 million in economic impact for the

Durham residents receive high-speed fiber

DURHAM – The City of Durham and Durham County will each establish ultrahigh bandwidth