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April 17, 2018

CHICAGO — For the first time, a treatment that boosts the immune system greatly improved survival in people newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer. It is the biggest win so far for immunotherapy, which has had much of its success until now in less common cancers.

In the…

Lung Cancer Immunotherapy

April 15, 2018

RALEIGH — As the state grapples with whether to move three Confederate monuments from the state Capitol grounds, two historians are advising that they should be moved — but if that cannot happen, some historical context should be added so people can learn from the past.

“It would…

Confederate Monuments North Carolina

April 13, 2018

GREENVILLE — The course of true love never did run smooth, Shakespeare said, but for Jen-Scott Mobley, directing her first play at East Carolina University was truly a happily ever after.

“It’s kind of a dream come true,” Mobley said.

Mobley is making her ECU debut as…


April 12, 2018

There may be a critical window for overweight kids to get to a healthy level.

Those who shed their extra pounds by age 13 had the same risk of developing diabetes in adulthood as others who had never weighed too much, a large study of Danish men found.

Diabetes can develop when the body cannot…

Overweight Kids Diabetes

April 11, 2018

A great pasta salad is a beautiful thing. It anchors a picnic, potluck or buffet with aplomb. It's portable, flexible and easily and often vegetarian.

One of the first things I made for my then-boyfriend's (now husband's) parents was a pasta salad, and for whatever reason, it won them over and…


April 10, 2018

GREENVILLE — On the wall above Brian Lee’s bed hangs a piece of BMX history.

It is not a bike or a medal or an autographed X Games photo. With deep blues and contrasting shades of orange, it looks much like an abstract painting. Only the trace of gray tire marks reveals its true…


April 09, 2018

Changes are in store for Nash UNC Health Care as the new CEO takes the helm of the organization today and several executive staff members are slated to leave this month.

The hospital’s board of commissioners announced in January they had selected Lee Isley after a six-month search to replace…

Lee Isley.jpg

April 08, 2018

A statewide child advocacy group recently released its 2018 Data Cards that reveal Nash County still lags behind the state in most measures of childhood well-being and Edgecombe County is faring even worse.

The report from NC Child shows how children and families are faring in 15 key areas of well-…

April 08, 2018

Taylorsville — Word spread fast through the county that fall. Comments streamed across Facebook and in the halls of the high school and through the pews of churches: There was a gay-straight alliance starting up at Alexander Central High. It would be known as the P.R.I.D.E. Club: People…


April 07, 2018

TARBORO — NC MedAssist held its first Mobile Free Pharmacy Event on Friday in Tarboro as hundreds of residents signed up to receive up to 10 over-the-counter medications each.

Cars lined up along West Baker Street as people, young and old, came to the E.L. Roberson…

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