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Study Ties Chemical To Possible Miscarriage Risk

Posted: 10/14/2013 - New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.

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UPDATE: DHHS: NC WIC Benefits Restored For Now

Posted: 10/10/2013 - A state-run program that gets federal dollars to ensure proper nutrition for pregnant women and their young children won't issue any vouchers beyond those already given out for October.

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Amish Girl Ordered To Resume Chemotherapy

Posted: 10/08/2013 - The girl, who has only been identified by her initials, S.H., has leukemia, but her parents decided to end her chemotherapy in exchange for "natural medicines."

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US Women Are Dying Younger Than Their Mothers

Posted: 10/08/2013 - While advancements in medicine and technology have prolonged life expectancy and decreased premature deaths overall, women in parts of the country have been left behind.

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Healthcare.gov Glitches Still Being Reported

Posted: 10/07/2013 - The glitch-ridden rollout of President Barack Obama's health care law has opponents crowing: "Told you so!" Others, including insurance companies, say there's still enough time to fix the online enrollment system.

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Fire Prevention Week Starts Today

Posted: 10/07/2013 - Fire Prevention Week is this week and State Fire Marshal Wayne Goodwin is emphasizing preventing kitchen fires.

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SCAM ALERT: Obamacare Scams

Posted: 09/30/2013 - Internet security experts are expecting criminals to take advantage of any confusion when the affordable healthcare act begins. They offer tips to keep you safe.

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Six Benefits To Being A Morning Exerciser

Posted: 09/30/2013 - With all the hustle and bustle of kids, work and life, it can be challenging to make the time to exercise. But exercising in the morning is a wonderful way to create a positive routine and provides many added benefits beyond just keeping you fit.

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Trapped Workers May Seek Relief In New Health Exchanges

Updated: 09/30/2013 - As millions of Americans wait to see how the federal health exchanges shake out, some who’ve been hanging onto their jobs just for the insurance say Obamacare gives them a new reason to bid their old employers goodbye.

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Pitt County Warns About Co-sleeping Dangers After Recent Baby Deaths

Posted: 09/27/2013 - Four infants have died this summer in Pitt County. One cause of death was ruled intentional and another unknown Health experts say the the other two infants died when they were suffocated by their parents as they slept in the same bed.

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State Medicaid Director Replacement Named

Posted: 09/27/2013 - The head of North Carolina's health agency is picking a registered nurse and three-year department veteran, Sandy Terrell, to run the division that manages the state's $13 billion Medicaid program.

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Blue Cross: Feds OK Plans For Sale On NC Exchange

Posted: 09/26/2013 - North Carolina's largest health insurance company says it has federal approval to start more than two dozen plans at different benefit levels on the online insurance marketplace going live next week.,

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