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Congratulations Again, Terrell Grice!

The 2010 winner of our “My PSA Contest!” was Terrell Grice of Fayetteville. We received the following update from Terrell’s high school video teacher (Patricia Barnard, of Douglas Byrd High School): Terrell Grice has graduated and is now attending Full Sail University in Florida after receiving a generous scholarship based on his video work. He …

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How To Pack a Safe School Lunch

When it comes to school lunches, parents might have concerns about the nutritional quality of cafeteria food, or about whether their children will trade their healthy, homemade lunches for junk food. But most parents don’t even think about whether their children’s lunches put them at risk for foodborne illnesses. According to an article in The …

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College Football Player Dies from Severe Head Trauma

Derek Sheely, a 22-year-old fullback playing for Frostburg State University in Maryland, died on Sunday, a week after passing out during a routine practice. He did not have a heart condition or any other chronic disorder. Although his father doesn’t know exactly what happened, he asserts that Derek died of severe head trauma. According to …

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Research Reveals Possible Alzheimer's Prevention, Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog, we told you about research that suggested that protective brain chemicals are generated by regular exercise. To read that blog, click here: Possible Alzheimer’s Prevention, Part 1. Today’s blog is about a study originally published in the journal Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment which suggests another possible route to Alzheimer’s …

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Research Reveals Possible Alzheimer's Prevention, Part 1

Two studies recently reported in ScienceDaily provide information for people who hope to prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. The good news:  You don’t need a prescription to take advantage of the two preventive “treatments.” According to ScienceDaily, an article in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity reports that regular exercise could help …

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Hurricane Preparedness, North Carolina Style

The first real threat of the 2011 hurricane season is upon us, and her name is Irene. Hurricane Irene battered the Bahamas earlier this week, and now this Category 3 storm is heading toward the North Carolina coast. Today, Governor Bev Perdue declared a state of emergency for the counties east of Interstate 95. According …

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