Feds reviewing Reynolds' deal to buy Lorillard
Federal regulators are putting Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s planned $25 billion takeover of rival Newport maker Lorillard Inc. under the microscope.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Trimming pounds may cut health costs for diabetics
Overweight adults with diabetes who lost weight and kept it off lowered their average annual health care costs by more than $500, suggests a new study.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Cottman Man Fred Bowen Credits Marines For Skills That Made Him Top...
SALEM, NC / myprgenie.com / ACCESSWIRE / August 27, 2014 / Twelve years ago, Fred Bowen knew very little about auto transmissions.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Video: Cheyenne Woods aces Uncle Tiger's trick moves
' niece Cheyenne is a talented young golfer. A former collegiate star at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., she won over 30 amateur tournaments before nabbing her first her first Ladies European Tour victory at the Volvik RACV Ladies Masters in Australia in February.a If it looks familiar, it's probably because it is: Tiger executed a ... (more)
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Leaving Their Pediatricians Tough for Some Teens with Chronic Conditions
Young people with chronic illnesses face uncertainty when their care is transferred from pediatrics to adult-oriented health professionals.
Food Lion Sued by EEOC for Religious Discrimination
Supermarket chain Food Lion, LLC violated federal law when it refused to provide a religious accommodation for and then fired an employee who is a Jehovah's Witness, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged in a workplace discrimination lawsuit it filed today.
Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People With Diabetes
Not only is eating better and exercising healthy for people with diabetes, it can save them hundreds of health-care dollars a year, a new study finds.
Thomas Day House: Pre-WIA Special Tour
Come to North Carolina a day early for Woodworking in America and make plans to visit the Thomas Day House/Union Tavern in Milton, N.C. between 1-5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept 11. Jerome Bias has organized special tours to introduce you to Day's home and shop, and give you a preview of his WIA talk.
Health News Digest
Researchers Identify Potential Risk Factors for Urinary Tract Infections in Young Girls
Winston-Salem, N.C. - August, 21, 2014 - Young girls with an intense, red, itchy rash on their outer genital organs may be at increased risk of developing urinary tract infections , according to new research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center .
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Transmembrane Protein 55B Is a Novel Regulator of Cellular...
From the Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, CA ; Institute of Human Genetics, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany ; Sage Bionetworks, Seattle, WA ; Section on Lipid Sciences, Department of Pathology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston-Salem, NC ; and Molecular Medicine Partnership Unit , Heidelberg, Germany .
Dietary Cholesterol Promotes Adipocyte Hypertrophy and Adipose Tissue ...
From the Department of Pathology, Sections on Lipid Sciences and Comparative Medicine , and Department of Biochemistry , Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC; Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln ; Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville ; and Department ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Can You Smell It?
For the last couple days, there's been an odd and slightly offputting scent lingering in the air wherever I go .
Physical Activity, Obesity, Weight Change, and Risk of Atrial...
From the School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia ; Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis ; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD ; Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Wake Forest ... (more)
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Global United Fellowship hosts hugely successful inaugural conference
Interdenominational unity and overwhelming love for God and God's people saturated the Benton Convention Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina as Global United Fellowship recently hosted its inaugural conference - The Gathering - in the charming southern city ,July 15 - 18. With exceptional ministry and marketplace workshops; transformative ... (more)
Rouse named Newberry College associate dean of students
Dr. Sandra Rouse has joined Newberry College as associate dean of Students in the Office of Student Affairs where she will develop and implement strategies to serve students in the areas of Residence Life, Student Engagement and Student Conduct.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Charge is now murder, but man remains free
The criminal charge against a Morganton man accused of failing to report the killing of a man who had been reported missing in Caldwell County in August 2013 was increased earlier this month to murder, but he remains out of jail while awaiting trial.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
NC fire chief's truck involved in hit-and-run
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Thu Aug 14, 2014
Can This Southern Restaurant Prove It Isn't Biased?
American restaurants are getting away with anti-gay, anti-women and anti-Mexican policies.
Second Round Results from the NC Senior Four-Ball Championship at...
Second round results of the 14th North Carolina Senior Four-Ball Championship of the Carolinas Golf Association hosted by Greenville Country Club in Greenville, NC on Wednesday, August 13, 2014.