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Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Community Summit
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
RALEIGH – “YOU ARE NOT ALONE!” was the theme at the Second Annual Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Community Summit last month. Sponsored by Martin Street Baptist’s Health and Wellness Ministry, along with co-sponsor Central Carolina Black Nurses Council, the summit was held to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s, dementia
 
Cancer experts gather to discuss state of clinical trials
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
RALEIGH – Nearly 150 people attended the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACS CAN) ninth annual Cancer Research Breakfast Monday at the North Carolina Museum of History. The event provided a forum for leaders in industry, advocacy, academia and public policy to discuss the current state of therapeutic clinical trials, and the
 
High school dropouts are less healthy than rest of US
Thursday, October 4, 2018
On Sept. 20, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the latest numbers on health in the United States. This report provides a snapshot of Americans’ health up to 2016, revealing several key trends, including that Americans who don’t finish high school continue to lag behind. Again and again, the trends across educational levels
 

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Toward a world without rape or racism

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UNC leader apologizes for school’s history of slavery

RALEIGH — The chancellor of North Carolina’s flagship public university apologized

PASTOR APPRECIATION: Bless him, bless yourself

JACKSON, Miss. – For years, October has been designated as Pastor Appreciation Month. This