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Five myths and facts about cholesterol
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
High cholesterol is a known risk factor for heart disease and stroke, and is estimated to cause nearly 2.6 million deaths annually. Yet a survey from the American Heart Association shows that nearly two-thirds of people who have high cholesterol don’t think they’re at high risk for a heart attack or stroke. “My Cholesterol Guide” is
 
Breastfeeding lowers mom's breast cancer risk
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Breastfeeding helps protect women against breast cancer, a new report finds. Of the 18 studies analyzed by the American Institute for Cancer Research, 13 found the risk of breast cancer dropped 2 percent for every five months a woman breastfed. The report, updating global science on breast cancer, also found that breastfed babies are less likely to gain
 

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Haunted Trolley

Oct. 20, 27 and 28 Time: 6:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m.

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Knit-In

Time: Noon to 4 p.m. Helping babies, knitting,

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Choir Anniversary

Time: 4 to 6 p.m. The Voices of Peace will

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Raleigh city workers demand fair wages

RALEIGH – The Raleigh City Workers Union, chapter of UE local 150, hosted an informational

Shaw alumnus named DPS superintendent

DURHAM – Franklin County Schools’ loss is Durham Public Schools’ gain. Pascal

The Confederacy was a con job on whites

I’ve lived 55 years in the South, and I grew up liking the Confederate flag. I