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Breaking News: Just two hours of activity cuts your risk
   
Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Chapel Hill :: NC :: USA | updated 2012-07-27 12:58:29 -0700 | health-news

Mild or intense exercise before or after menopause cuts risk Past studies have demonstrated that physical activity can cut breast cancer risk but never answered those pondering questions as to how much, how long or how intense until now. University...
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Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Chapel Hill :: NC :: USA | updated 2012-07-27 22:40:36 -0700 | health-news

Purging, binging and more not only for the young Eating disorders usually associated to teens and young women but never thought of something a person of age would endure till now. University of North Carolina researchers looked into the 50...
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Posted by: hughes_coleman

Chapel Hill :: NC :: USA | updated 2012-06-07 06:31:39 -0700 | health-news

Angela Almore, a 44-year-old nurse from North Carolina, pled guilty this week to involuntary manslaughter and patient abuse in the case of Rachel Holliday, according to news reports. The 84-year-old Holliday was a patient at Britthaven of Chapel Hill, the...
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Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Chapel Hill :: NC :: USA | updated 2012-07-27 17:59:47 -0700 | health-news

Costly surgery treatment reveals it does not help in the prevention of stroke The surgery called extracrainal-intracrannial arterial bypass which physicians believed would aide in stroke prevention for people with poor circulation in the brain. Researchers of this study have...
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Source: Newswise

Chapel Hill :: NC :: USA | updated 2012-02-05 19:58:32 -0800 | technology-news

HIV-associated neurological problems, nor might it always help to reverse it...New research for the first time may have pinpointed a possible explanation for the problem, one that might also help predict who is at greatest risk for HAD. Scientists led...
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Source: The News & Observer

Chapel Hill :: NC :: USA | updated 2011-10-05 07:36:31 -0700 | business-news

Staff Writer Most consumers who buy individual health coverage through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina will pay more next year. It's a safe bet those who get insurance through their employers will, too. Blue Cross announced Thursday...
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Posted by: waniachopra

Chapel Hill :: NC :: USA | updated 2011-09-19 09:36:35 -0700 | health-news

A small amount of bleeding was detected in and around the brains of one-fourth of babies delivered vaginally in the first study to use MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) to examine the brains of a large group of infants soon after...
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Source: PRWeb

Chapel Hill :: NC :: USA | updated 2013-02-27 11:02:44 -0800 | business-news

May 26, 2011 Gerard Gioia, PhD , internationally recognized expert on youth concussions and Director of the Concussion Program at Children's National Medical Center, has collaborated in developing a smart phone and tablet application for youth coaches and parents to...
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Breaking News: Center Celebrates First Essure Reversal Baby
   
Posted by: DebraVerville

Chapel Hill :: NC :: USA | updated 2011-09-25 10:36:02 -0700 | health-news

The staff at Chapel Hill Tubal Reversal Center certainly has something to rejoice over. The first Essure Reversal baby has been born following a procedure to remove the Essure coils to restore fertility. Essure sterilization is still considered relatively new...
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Breaking News: Elizabeth Edwards told she has weeks to live
   
Posted by: Darlena Bonds

Chapel Hill :: NC :: USA | updated 2012-04-10 13:14:15 -0700 | health-news

Elizabeth Edwards has battled breast since 2004, now the doctor say the cancer has spread to her liver. Edwards is the estranged wife of John Edwards. The estranged wife of two-time U.S. presidential candidate John Edwards is now resting at...
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Posted by: Debbie Nicholson

Chapel Hill :: NC :: USA | updated 2012-07-27 09:41:30 -0700 | health-news

Tai Chi reducing pain, heightens reach, balance and overall health quality The Arthritis Foundation's Tai Chi program in one of the most immense studies has shown betterment in pain, fatigue, stiffness and overall quality of life. Dr. Leigh Callahan, PhD,...
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Source: Fox

Chapel Hill :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-07-11 10:34:57 -0700 | health-news

Some of these natural sweeteners are relatively new, so they haven't been studied as extensively as sugar and artificial substitutes have. And though you would expect natural to mean that a product contains nothing artificial, some new sweeteners may have...
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Source: Fox News

Chapel Hill :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-06-26 04:56:08 -0700 | health-news

Smartphones and apps are commonplace, but they're not just for our entertainment they can be important tools to help manage healthcare. While there are many regulatory challenges with mass market medical smartphone applications, the benefits for patients can be enormous....
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Source: United Press International

Chapel Hill :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-06-09 15:28:38 -0700 | health-news

Although it's been known for about a decade that regular physical activity is linked to increased breast cancer survival and quality of life, most women with breast cancer don't engage in enough exercise. Brionna Hair, a doctoral candidate in epidemiology...
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Source: Fox

Chapel Hill :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-07-16 11:31:09 -0700 | health-news

Like many maternity topics, breast-feeding is somewhat controversial. Understandably somotherhood is full of choices and nobody does it exactly the same, but most moms like to think they're doing it right. After all, you're making these decisions on behalf of...
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