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Breaking News: New guidelines urge 'massive increase' in statin use for heart health
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-11-16 08:41:43 -0800 | health-news

Statins are a class of drugs normally prescribed to patients with high cholesterol in an effort to prevent heart attacks and strokes. But new guidelines released this week by the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology...
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Breaking News: Study finds drug industry 'exaggerated' swine flu risks for profit
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-11-13 09:08:05 -0800 | health-news

Large pharmaceutical companies are in business to make money, just like every other large corporation. So, when a new study published in BMJ finds the drug industry exaggerated the risk of swine flu (H1N1) and in turn made billions of...
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Breaking News: Democratic incumbent trails in North Carolina senate race
 
Posted by: Michael McGuire

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-11-15 13:45:35 -0800 | political-news

U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., trails a libertarian-leaning Republican in her bid for re-election, Public Policy Polling announced Tuesday. Greg Brannon, an obstetrician, leads Hagan 44-43, according to the poll. Cannon is supported by U.S. Rand Paul, R-Ky. "I oppose...
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Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-05-09 19:20:07 -0700 | health-news

A storm of incredible strength and spreading disaster on an unimaginable scale tore through the Philippines Friday, leaving millions affected. While officials still don’t know the complete extent of the damage, they estimate 10,000 or more have died, with an...
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Posted by: Jack J. Prather

Asheville :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-12-31 13:11:38 -0800 | political-news

OK, it's ratings time! I hate pejoratives, always have, but it's really getting ridiculous in GOP-land and I can't help myself, even though for 20 years I was a professional adviser to several arch-conservative Republicans, most of whom would now...
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Breaking News: Will Sarah Palin have a second act?
 
Posted by: Carlaoram

Asheville :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-11-13 14:43:17 -0800 | political-news

Before Ted Cruz access on the National political scene, there was Sarah Palin. After Ted Cruz, is there still abundant of a abode for her? Sarah Palin 49 is the aboriginal hero of the Tea Party, rallier of the befitting...
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Posted by: George Vieto

Charlotte :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-11-12 18:45:14 -0800 | sports-news

Charlotte North Carolina. Charlotte Bobcats President Rod Higgins said in a news release on Saturday Bobcats basketball coach Steve Clifford has been released from a hospital. Clifford, 52, was admitted to a hospital in Charlotte on Thursday evening after he...
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Breaking News: Pammy Peters crowned Miss North Carolina Teen USA
 
Posted by: Michael McGuire

High Point :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-11-13 11:00:39 -0800 | entertainment-news

Pammy Peters was chosen Saturday to represent North Carolina at the 2014 Miss Teen USA Pageant. She was crowned Miss North Carolina Teen USA at High Point Theatre in High Point. The Miss Teen USA Pageant is owned by Donald...
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Breaking News: Olivia Olvera crowned Miss North Carolina USA
 
Posted by: Michael McGuire

High Point :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-11-13 11:39:15 -0800 | entertainment-news

Olivia Olvera will represent North Carolina at the 2013 Miss USA Pageant. She was crowned Miss North Carolina USA 2014 on Saturday at High Point Theatre in High Point. The Miss USA Pageant is owned by Donald Trump and NBC...
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Breaking News: Saturn's Pole Mystery Beyond Comprehension
 
Posted by: KevinRoeten

Asheville :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-11-09 10:51:13 -0800 | technology-news

Saturn has been fairly insignificant, until the Cassini spacecraft flew by and took a few pictures. Saturn’s ‘Hexagon’ had been unknown to all being almost hidden for all those years of telescopic observation. With solar orbits of Saturn taking 130...
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Breaking News: Trans fats: Why the FDA's ‘generally recognized as safe' label is misleading
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-11-12 15:46:11 -0800 | health-news

When the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) puts its Generally Recognized As Safe or GRAS label on something, you would assume it’s a safe product. But you could be wrong. As the agency’s latest decision to remove that designation from...
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Breaking News: Experts tout weight-loss surgery as 'low risk' option for obese teens
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-11-10 03:59:02 -0800 | health-news

US researchers, led by investigators with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, want to allay parent’s safety concerns when it comes to their children and bariatric weight-loss surgery. They’ve determined the risks of health complications in adolescents who receive...
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Breaking News: Electromagnetic harvesters could consign phone chargers to history
 
Posted by: Robert Myles

Durham :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-11-11 08:48:17 -0800 | technology-news

Researchers have recently perfected a prototype device whose function could be compared to harvesting energy out of thin air. Looking remarkably similar to an array of solar panels, the device, constructed from inexpensive materials, is tuned to collect microwave signals,...
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Breaking News: Depression second leading cause of disability worldwide: What's being done?
 
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-11-10 00:27:12 -0800 | health-news

The prevalence of depression as a mental illness has grown significantly over the past several decades. Currently, it is the second leading cause of disability in the United States. A recently released study published in the journal PLOS Medicine indicates...
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Breaking News: Wendy Davis unpopular in Texas
 
Posted by: Michael McGuire

Durham :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-11-10 07:01:41 -0800 | political-news

Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis has become a favorite of Democratic and liberal armchair activists throughout the United States, but voters in her own state are not as enamored. More people have negative than positive views about Davis, and she...
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