Health department issues Salmonellosis alert
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The Watauga County office of Appalachian District Health Department is now working with N.C. Division of Public to investigate and identify an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness among patrons of a Boone restaurant. As of Friday, the Watauga County …

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Sugar intake leads to major health issues
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Two studies published this year associate sugar intake with chronic health issues. A January 2014 JAMA: Internal Medicine study showed people who ate 17 to 21 percent of calories from added sugar had a 38 percent high risk of dying from cardiovascular …

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No long-term health risks reported after 2010 oil spill
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The findings, from a final department report announced Wednesday, correspond with earlier state health department studies on sediment risks and impacts to wells and drinking water that also found no long-term health effects from the July 2010 spill.

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Data problems found with 2 million ObamaCare sign-ups, document shows
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More than 2 million people who got health insurance under President Obama's law have data discrepancies that could jeopardize coverage for some, a government document shows. About 1 in 4 people who signed up have discrepancies, creating a huge …

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The loneliness epidemic – can churches help?
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Such warnings come as Britain faces the twin challenges of an ageing population and a fragmented society. "What is needed", comments journalist Ros Coward in the Guardian, "is human contact, human, warmth, human kindness…face-to-face human contact …

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