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Patient stories are a source of riches

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Why Novant Health screens all patients for depression

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After decades of drug use, she got the treatment she needed

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SAD — Seasonal Affective Disorder — is real

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Here’s how hospitals stay open when everyone else closes

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Too young to have a stroke? That’s what they thought too

Two young women discover how the signs of stroke demand immediate attention. By Yoona Ha Most of us think that stroke only affects people over the age...

Healthy Thanksgiving recipes from Novant Health

Apple, blue cheese, and pecan salad is a healthy Thanksgiving side dish Big flavor without the calories or fat By Michelle Thomas Fresh and and...

‘Pre-hab’ can make a big difference

Why ACL injuries hit girl athletes more often Meghan Vaccaro ran to defend against her soccer opponent as she'd done hundreds of times before. But the...

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