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Forensic nurses collecting domestic violence evidence

    Forensic nurses collecting domestic violence evidence

The forensic nursing program at Cone Health now collects evidence of domestic violence. The evidence can be confidentially collected and kept until the person giving the evidence wants it. The

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A-Fib especially harmful for women and blacks

    A-Fib especially harmful for women and blacks

Doctors have known for years that atrial fibrillation (AF), or irregular heartbeat, increases the risk for stroke, but now researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have shown that it

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In Harm’s Way

Black women most likely to be killed by the men they love Black women face a disproportionate share of fatal domestic violence in America, according to the new Violence Policy

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Victim: Stroke can strike at any age

    Victim: Stroke can strike at any age

Amy Edmunds was the picture of health when she had a stroke at age 43. She maintained a healthy diet and weight, exercised regularly and frequently ran in 5ks. To

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AHA honors go to the health-conscious

    AHA honors go to the health-conscious

Despite the raindrops, more than 3,000 dedicated supporters attended the American Heart Association’s 2013 Tanglewood Heart and Stroke Walk on

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ESR supports Cancer Services

    ESR supports Cancer Services

On October 22, Experiment in Self-Reliance hosted a information forum, a 1k walk and “Survivor Social” in support of Breast

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Blacks and Breast Cancer

    Blacks and Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer continues to be one of the leading causes of death among women, particularly minority women, in the United

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Novant opens after-hours clinic

    Novant opens after-hours clinic

Novant Health opened a new easy-to-access after hours family medicine clinic on Oct. 21. It aims to provide an alternative

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Flu fact & fiction

    Flu fact & fiction

It’s that time of year again! We are now entering fall, and flu season, which can last from October to

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Endless Possibilities

North Carolina Central University graduate student Tierra Poteat works with the microscale 3-D printer in the laboratory of Dr. John

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