Health and Wellness

Cold increases stroke risk for African-Americans

    Cold increases stroke risk for African-Americans

By Amanda Jones The Chronicle Though it lasts only one quarter of the year, winter remains the most high-alert season for disease and illness. And, while many people are aware

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Don’t forget your pet in cold weather

    Don’t forget your pet in cold weather

Photo by Shayna Smith Bella shows how dogs should be covered when outside in the cold weather. Special to the Chronicle Here are some tips on keeping your outside pet

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Heart association forming young pro group

    Heart association forming young pro group

The American Heart Association is looking for corporate business professionals between the ages 25-35 who are interested in joining the American Heart Association’s new Emerging Leaders Group. The Emerging Leaders

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544,950 people in N.C. enroll in Marketplace coverage

    544,950 people in N.C. enroll in Marketplace coverage

Special to The Chronicle As of Dec. 19, the number of consumers signed up for Marketplace coverage surged to more than 8.2 million nationally, including 544,950 in North Carolina. Those who

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Wake Forest offers tips for mentoring

  Wake Forest offers tips for mentoring

Special to The Chronicle January is National Mentoring Month. Wake Forest University asks: Do you have time to mentor? Effective mentoring

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Poor diet linked to illnesses among blacks

  Poor diet linked to illnesses among blacks

Cooking Matters (Right) coordinator Felecia Bennett-Giles chops fresh herbs during a recent Cooking Matters session. The class is designed to

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N.C. regulators ‘OK’ health insurance rate increase

  N.C. regulators ‘OK’ health insurance rate increase

In above photo: HealthCare.gov homepage image (File Photo) RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina consumers who buy their own health insurance

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Health insurance enrollment opens amid price hikes

  Health insurance enrollment opens amid price hikes

In above photo: Affordable Care Act Image (File Photo) Affordable Care Act subsidies will help some Open enrollment for health

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Nurses’ banquet honors trendsetters

  Nurses’ banquet honors trendsetters

By Tori P. Haynesworth For The Chronicle The Winston-Salem State University Nursing Alumni Organization had its annual scholarship banquet on

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Infant mortality at a historic low in Forsyth County

  Infant mortality at a historic low in Forsyth County

By Mayeesa Mitchell For The Chronicle Forsyth County’s infant mortality rate decreased in 2014 to 6.4 infants per 1,000 live

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