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Dairy Products No Better Than Junk Food

Dairy Products No Better Than Junk FoodDairy products that claim to add protein, calcium, and other nutrients to your diet are often no better than junk food.
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  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Health

NC Family Says Superbug Caught In Hospital Killed Their Loved One

NC Family Says Superbug Caught In Hospital Killed Their Loved OneCMC confirmed Sunday afternoon this year alone they have seen 15 patients with CRE and three others contracted the often fatal bacteria at CMC.
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  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
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'Superbug' Confirmed In 3 Patients At CMC Hospital

'Superbug' Confirmed In 3 Patients At CMC HospitalAt least one major hospital system in the Charlotte area says three patients are confirmed to have had the potentially deadly "superbug" bacteria.
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  • 1 week ago
Watercooler News

Young Girl Who Fell Into Well Recovering Slowly

Young Girl Who Fell Into Well Recovering SlowlyThe young girl's body may be broken, but not her spirit.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
News

Man's Death Blamed On New Virus Possibly Spread By Ticks

Man's Death Blamed On New Virus Possibly Spread By TicksA newly discovered virus – probably spread by ticks – appears to have killed a Kansas man
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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4 More Flu Deaths In NC Bringing Total To 170 This Season

4 More Flu Deaths In NC Bringing Total To 170 This SeasonFour more people have died of the flu in North Carolina, bringing the total this season to 170 flu deaths.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Mom Lost Infant Son To Disease That Now Has Vaccine

Mom Lost Infant Son To Disease That Now Has Vaccine7-month-old Phoenix died from Strain B of Neisseria meningitidis, a strain of the disease without a vaccine at the time.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

NC Drugmakers To Resubmit Twice Rejected Women's Sex Pill

NC Drugmakers To Resubmit Twice Rejected Women's Sex PillSprout Pharmaceuticals says it is refiling its application for the drug, flibanserin
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Hormone Replacement Therapy Raises New Cancer Concern

Hormone Replacement Therapy Raises New Cancer ConcernDecades of research has identified a strong link between HRT and conditions such as heart disease, stroke and breast cancer.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports: How Healthy Is That Snack Bar?

Consumer Reports: How Healthy Is That Snack Bar?Consumer Reports evaluated 28 bars and rated them for nutrition and taste.
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  • 2 weeks ago
News

A Dangerous, Deadly Trend: Food Allergies Increasing

A Dangerous, Deadly Trend: Food Allergies IncreasingFifteen million Americans share a common, escalating fear of a nutrient vital to life yet sometimes responsible for death – food.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Trip To Dentist Saves 11-Year-Old Girl's Life

Trip To Dentist Saves 11-Year-Old Girl's LifeEverything was going fine until the hygienist noticed something alarming that had nothing to do with the girl's teeth
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Don't Throw It Out! Food Lasts Longer Than 'Use By' Date

Don't Throw It Out! Food Lasts Longer Than 'Use By' DateAn estimated 9 out of 10 Americans are confused by the terms "use by" and "best by" or just a date
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
News

Why Taking A 30 Minute Nap Is Good For Your Health

Why Taking A 30 Minute Nap Is Good For Your HealthBrief daytime naps might protect you against the harmful health effects of a poor night's sleep, a new study suggests.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

Lexington More Than Just BBQ, Mayor On Mission For Health

Lexington More Than Just BBQ, Mayor On Mission For HealthLexington's Mayor, Newell Clark is leading his city by example to get healthier.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Watercooler News

Mom Prays, Dead Son Comes Back To Life

Mom Prays, Dead Son Comes Back To LifeDoctors are calling the incident "a bonafide miracle."
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

Google Revamps Results For 400 Medical Conditions

Google Revamps Results For 400 Medical ConditionsGoogle hired artists to illustrate each of the 400 conditions, partly because so many searches are done on at-a-glance mobile devices.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Nation

Hot Peppers Could Fire Up Weight Loss

Hot Peppers Could Fire Up Weight LossIf you like your chili peppers flaming hot, you may be in for a slimming surprise.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Medical Scrubs Can Be Germ Carriers

Medical Scrubs Can Be Germ CarriersNot all hospitals have policies about about to keep scrubs sterile.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Entertainment

Bobbi Kristina's Condition Remains Unchanged

Bobbi Kristina's Condition Remains UnchangedThe 21-year-old remains in a medically-induced coma.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Study: HPV Vaccines Don't Lead Teenage Girls to Risky Sex

Study: HPV Vaccines Don't Lead Teenage Girls to Risky SexThe study addresses a fear that may be contributing to low HPV vaccination rates, researchers say.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Child Being Treated For Measles In Atlanta

Child Being Treated For Measles In AtlantaDoctors at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston received a warning Monday morning there was a confirmed case of measles in the city.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
News

2 Being Tested For Measles In North Carolina

2 Being Tested For Measles In North CarolinaThe number of confirmed Measles cases across the U.S. continues to increase, with 16 states now reporting the illness.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

Student Diagnosed With Meningitis At Guilford College

Student Diagnosed With Meningitis At Guilford CollegeA full diagnosis will not be available until early next week.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

W-S 'Go Red' Event Breaks World Record

W-S 'Go Red' Event Breaks World RecordWFMY News 2's Tracey McCain was on hand to lead the group in dance and to share the importance of keeping yourself healthy.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Young Couple, Both Battling Cancer

Young Couple, Both Battling CancerThe couple has two small daughters, 3-year-old Maeve and Hazel
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Leaky Heart Valve? There's A "Clip" For That!

Leaky Heart Valve? There's A "Clip" For That!WFBMC is the only hospital performing this surgery.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Nation

Plus-sized Model Ashley Graham Lands 'Sports Illustrated' Swimsuit Ad

Plus-sized Model Ashley Graham Lands 'Sports Illustrated' Swimsuit AdAshley Graham, a gorgeous plus-sized model with dark hair, is posing in a first of its kind ad in Sport's Illustrated's annual swimsuit issue.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

Many Triad Hospitals Lifting Flu Visitor Restrictions Today

Many Triad Hospitals Lifting Flu Visitor Restrictions TodaySeveral Triad hospitals will not let people 18 and younger visit hospitals again.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Got Milk? Cow's Milk vs. Soy, Almond and Rice

Got Milk? Cow's Milk vs. Soy, Almond and RiceMore and more families are trading in cow's milk for non-dairy based alternatives.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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U.K. Lawmakers Approve 3-Parent Baby Measure

U.K. Lawmakers Approve 3-Parent Baby MeasureLawmakers in the United Kingdom are one step closer to allowing the creation of three-parent babies
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
News

Some Doctors Refuse Patients Without Measles Vaccination

Some Doctors Refuse Patients Without Measles VaccinationA handful of pediatricians in the Triad won't see a patient if they have not been vaccinated against measles.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

Snooze News: Sleep Foundation Changes Recommended Sleep Time

Snooze News: Sleep Foundation Changes Recommended Sleep TimeThe National Sleep Foundation has revamped its recommendations for the way we recharge
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

Tillis: Hand-Washing Policy Should Be Up To Businesses

Tillis: Hand-Washing Policy Should Be Up To BusinessesTillis says private companies are overregulated and should have more chances to opt out of mandates and deal with the public's reactions.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
News

Stop Smoking & Reduce Your Risk For Heart Disease

Stop Smoking & Reduce Your Risk For Heart DiseaseUse Go Red For Women Day on Friday, February 6th to learn the risks for women who smoke.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Free Diapers For Pregnant Women Who Kick Habit

Free Diapers For Pregnant Women Who Kick HabitPregnant smokers in one northeast Ohio county can get free diapers in exchange for permanently kicking the habit through a new health program there.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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The Best Tips to Makeover Your Health

The Best Tips to Makeover Your HealthIf you're looking to boost your health this season, there are a few quick and easy steps to prompt you for success. Krystin Goodwin has the best tips to give your health a makeover this spring!
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Health

Doctor Says Head Transplants Possible Within Two Years

Doctor Says Head Transplants Possible Within Two YearsAn Italian doctor is saying he could stick someone's head onto someone else's body.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Health

Cherries, Snap Peas and More Tasty Spring Produce

Cherries, Snap Peas and More Tasty Spring ProduceFrom sweet cherries to sugar snap peas, spring is the peak season for some of the tastiest and healthiest produce. Krystin Goodwin has the best seasonal fruits and veggies to spring in to good health!
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Money

Couples Raise Money For Invitro Fertilization

Couples Raise Money For Invitro FertilizationSome Seattle couples struggling to start a family are turning to crowdfunding for help.
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  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Health

NC family says CRE superbug killed their loved one

NC family says CRE superbug killed their loved oneA family from Gastonia, NC says they lost a loved one as a result of a "superbug" that she caught while in a hospital setting.
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  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
News

Last-Minute Glitch Ahead Of Sunday ACA Deadline

Last-Minute Glitch Ahead Of Sunday ACA DeadlineFederal officials grapple with online glitches as Americans try to beat the Sunday deadline to sign up for healthcare.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

Trip To Dentist For 11-Year-Old Girl Saves Her Life

Trip To Dentist For 11-Year-Old Girl Saves Her LifeMost children dread a visit to dentist, but for Journee Woodard, a routine visit for her pearly whites actually saved her life.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
News

Mobile Mammography Center Stops in Triad

Mobile Mammography Center Stops in TriadSee inside the BelkGives Mobile Mammography Center, which is making stops in Winston-Salem and Greensboro this week to give free mammograms to qualifying women who make appointments.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
News

Mobile Mammography Center Stops in Triad (part 2)

Mobile Mammography Center Stops in Triad (part 2)See inside the BelkGives Mobile Mammography Center, which is making stops in Winston-Salem and Greensboro this week to give free mammograms to qualifying women who make appointments.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

The Best Healthy Snacks for Your Road Trip

The Best Healthy Snacks for Your Road TripHeading on a road trip? There are a few healthy snacks that will keep you from getting 'h-angry!' Krystin Goodwin has some pointers for what you'll want on hand for your trip!
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Investigations

Medical Scrubs In Public

Medical Scrubs In PublicAre scrubs germ carriers? Some hospitals have policies on when and where you can wear them to cut down on infection.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
News

THURSDAY AT 11: FOOD ALLERGY FEARS

THURSDAY AT 11: FOOD ALLERGY FEARSAn increasing number of U.S. families experience the physical and emotional struggles of severe food allergies. Watch WFMY News 2 at 11 for a special report by Meghann Mollerus.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
News

Measles Questions Answered As Threat Faces North Carolina

Measles Questions Answered As Threat Faces North CarolinaGuilford County Department of Public Health registered nurse Vonda Pabon joined the WFMY News 2 Good Morning Show team Monday morning to break down the facts and answer viewers' questions about the Measles.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
News

Young Michigan Parents Both Battling Cancer

Young Michigan Parents Both Battling CancerParents Ben and Shelby are battling cancer. The couple have 2 small children
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Heart Valve Repair At Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Heart Valve Repair At Wake Forest Baptist Medical CenterCheck out how this new procedure.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Got Milk? Cow's Milk vs. Soy, Almond and Rice

Got Milk? Cow's Milk vs. Soy, Almond and RiceMore and more families are trading in cow's milk for non-dairy based alternatives.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
2 Wants to Know

U.K. Lawmakers Approve 3-Parent-Baby Measure

U.K. Lawmakers Approve 3-Parent-Baby MeasureLawmakers in the United Kingdom are one step closer to allowing the creation of three-parent babies
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
News

Hillary Clinton Jabs Christie, Paul With Vaccine Tweet

Hillary Clinton Jabs Christie, Paul With Vaccine TweetHillary Clinton voiced her support for vaccinations tweeting "The earth is round, the sky is blue, and "#vaccineswork." Chris Christie and Rand Paul also both recently joined the debate, saying parents should have input when it comes to vaccines.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago