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Inge Kautzmann, the vice president of the Person County Beekeepers Association, shows two kinds of honey made from pollens from different blossoms. Inge Kautzmann, the vice president of the Person County Beekeepers Association, shows two kinds of honey made from pollens from different blossoms.

Beekeepers tout honey for treating seasonal allergies

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The yellow clouds of pollen in the air have some people turning to pharmacists for allergy remedies; but others look to local beekeepers. More>>

Dr. Campbell: New treatments for migraine headaches Video included

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The FDA has just approved a new device to prevent migraine headaches. This is the first device of its kind and may revolutionize the way we treat headaches.

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NC officials urge caution after Hepatitis A cases

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Officials at the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are reminding residents to always take precautions when preparing food regardless of where they are. More>>

Dr. Campbell: Can too much running be bad for your health? Video included

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Running regularly has long been linked to a host of health benefits including weight control, stress reduction and better blood pressure and cholesterol. However, recent research suggests there may a point of diminishing returns with running.A number of studies have suggested that a "moderate" running regimen -- a total of two to three hours per week, according to one expert -- appears best for longevity, refuting the typical "more is better" mantra for physical activity.The study, conducted ... More>>

Dr. Campbell: The coast of childhood obesity

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Obesity and obesity-related illness accounts for an enormous healthcare expenditure in the United States today–approaching $150 billion annually.
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Dr. Campbell: Is hitting the snooze button bad for your health? Video included

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Research in the last month has shown that hitting the snooze button can contribute to weight gain, obesity and obesity-related illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease. More>>

Promising new technique helps people with paralysis Video included

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In a new study released Tuesday in the journal Brain, researchers demonstrate a promising new technique that will help people with paralysis.


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Dr. Campbell: Vitamin D and breast cancer survival Video included

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Past studies have claimed that Vitamin D may reduce the risk of heart disease, bone fractures and even depression. Now, new research suggests that it may even have an impact on breast cancer survival. More>>

Dirty sheets or dirty towels: Which is worse? 7 tricky health choices

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You’re worn out from a long day at work but had planned to hit the gym. Is it worse to muster up the energy for a lame workout or skip it altogether?
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Dr. Campbell: Gender gaps in stroke awareness Video included

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Stroke awareness among men in the United States is relatively high. The same can't be said for women, according to studies. A new study published in the journal Stroke, published by the American Heart Association (AHA), found that knowledge of the signs and symptoms of stroke is very poor among women in the U.S. More>>

Dr. Campbell: Demanding more transparency in big pharma

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Research and development is critical to battling disease. Now, more than ever, technology can rapidly impact a patient and their disease process in a very positive way.
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Smarter Living: National Eating Disorders week Video included

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The three most common types of eating disorders include anorexia, bulimia and binge eating. This week is National Eating Disorders week and in this week's "Smarter Living," we'll look at one woman's personal story. More>>

Flu hitting young adults in NC hardest this season Video included

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Of this flu season's 74 deaths, 30 have been people between the ages of 25 to 49. More>>

It's supposed to be the safe option – acetaminophen, most widely known as Tylenol, is routinely prescribed by doctors for pregnant women in pain. More>>

Durham company encourages kids to get fit with fun tech Video included

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A wristband, developed by Durham-based Sqord, just might be the motivator kids need to start exercising.
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Dr. Campbell: February is National Heart Month Video included

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February is National Heart Month and the month that we bring awareness to cardiovascular disease with the Go Red for Women campaign. Friday is "National Wear Red Day." More>>

Dr. Campbell: Apps can provide a path to wellness

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Apps can provide a valuable boost for people looking to monitor their health. More>>

Dr. Campbell: Electronic records rules could be problematic

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The Obama administration has clearly mandated that Electronic Medical Records (EMR) will be necessary in order to comply with federal regulations for reimbursement for both hospitals and physicians.   The More>>

Dr. Campbell: New coding system could be medical nightmare

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Dr. Kevin Campbell writes about concerns in the medical community about a new coding system coming in 2014. More>>

Making and sticking to your New Year's resolutions Video included

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Many Americans will be hitting the gym, eating veggies and making wholesale lifestyle changes after making a New Year's resolution. Dr. Kevin Campbell will show us how to make and keep those New Year resolutions. More>>

McDonald's is telling its employees not to eat fast food because its high in fat and sodium. More>>

Dr. Campbell: Potential shortage of doctors is real

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Dr. Kevin Campbell believes medicine is at a crossroads, and a potential shortage of doctors is quite real. More>>

Dr. Campbell: Leadership tips for the hospital - and beyond

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Dr. Kevin Campbell examines some key leadership traits essential for serving patients. More>>

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Getting the best deals in NC hospitals Video included

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Under a new pricing-transparency law going into effect next year, N.C. hospitals must submit charges for 140 of their most common procedures. More>>

Smarter Living: Cool school lunches Video included

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With school now in full swing, parents who pack their child's lunch knows there's a good chance their kids are getting tired of the same old sandwich day after day. In this week's "Smarter Living," Sharon Tazewell looks at creative, quick and healthy lunches. More>>

Dr. Campbell: The value of 'we' in health care

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Working as a team has real value in the care of a patient.
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Dr. Campbell: The power of 'I don't know'

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Dr. Kevin Campbell says being honest about what you don't know can be a valuable tool. More>>

Dr. Campbell: Affordable Care Act could contribute to physician burnout

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Dr. Kevin Campbell writes that the Affordable Care Act could contribute to physician burnout. More>>

WNCN special focuses on impact of Obamacare Video included

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WNCN held a one-hour look at the Affordable Care Act on Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. More>>

Under fire, 'Obamacare' going live -- with glitches

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The biggest expansion of society's safety net since Medicare will be in the hands of consumers, and most of their concerns don't revolve around ideology and policy details. More>>

NC starts testing what health law means for people

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The federal government will operate North Carolina's online marketplace for private insurance that launches on Tuesday. More>>

Blue Cross says insurance rate letter may be shocking, but there are options Video included

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Just days before the implementation of the Health Insurance Marketplace, thousands of people across the state are receiving rate plan letters. More>>

Health law online sign-up delayed for small firms

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Days before the debut of new online insurance markets, a couple of last-minute technical glitches are making supporters anxious. More>>

Dr. Campbell's tips for internet safety Video included

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Dr. Kevin Campbell appears every Wednesday morning on WNCN Today. He will also provide a special one-minute guide to healthy living each week for WNCN.com. More>>

Dr. Campbell: Nurses set example with commitment to care

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Dr. Kevin Campbell writes that nurses provide a wonderful example of how to care for people in a hospital environment. More>>

Dr. Campbell: 'Big Brother' is watching as ACA approaches

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The Affordable Care Act will raise concerns about privacy, Dr. Kevin Campbell writes.
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Exchanges create confusion for Medicare recipients

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Medicare beneficiaries don't have to do anything differently and will continue to go to Medicare.gov to sign up for plans. More>>

Myriad languages, cultures challenge health reform

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Understanding the law is a challenge even for lawmakers, but delivering its message to non-English speakers is a special complication. More>>

Newly insured to deepen primary care doctor gap

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A shortage of primary care physicians is expected to worsen as millions of newly insured Americans gain coverage under the federal health care law More>>

Health law could overwhelm addiction services

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4 million people with drug and alcohol problems suddenly will become eligible for insurance coverage under the new health care overhaul. More>>

Blue Cross NC announces prices for Affordable Care Video included

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The state's largest health insurer is telling consumers how much it will charge individuals under terms of the Affordable Care Act. More>>

Dr. Campbell: Doctors must focus more on prevention Video included

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Dr. Kevin Campbell says U.S. doctors should focus more on prevention rather than reacting to problems. More>>

Why lifting weights is important for women Video included

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It's not uncommon for women to avoid the weights section when they go to the gym, but this week's "Smarter Living" will examine how lifting weights can help reverse the signs of aging. More>>

Dr. Campbell: Hospital costs inflated by middle men

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Dr. Campbell expresses concern about how items like saline water are overpriced to consumers. More>>

Avoiding backpack injuries this school year Video included

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Each year, thousands of children suffer back injuries due to overloaded back packs or because they are wearing them incorrectly. Dr. Campbell discusses how to avoid an injury with the right backpack. More>>

Dr. Campbell: Timely information critical for patients

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Waiting is an unfortunate part of health care, and physicians should always be respectful of their patients' need to get information as quickly as possible. More>>

Dr. Campbell: Affordable care act raises concerns about choice

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The Affordable Care Act is raising concerns about choice, according to Dr. Kevin Campbell. More>>

Heat-related injuries in athletes: signs, symptoms and prevention Video included

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In light of recent student athlete's death in Fayetteville, Dr. Kevin Campbell will discuss heat related injuries for young athletes Wednesday morning on WNCN Today. Dr. Campbell will address the signs, symptoms and prevention. More>>

Dr. Campbell's tips for choosing a healthy chocolate Video included

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Dr. Kevin Campbell appears every Wednesday morning on WNCN Today. He will also provide a special one-minute guide to healthy living each week for WNCN.com. More>>

Fainting: causes, symptoms and when to consult a doctor Video included

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Dr. Kevin Campbell discusses fainting on WNCN Today, including what causes it, what symptoms to look for and when to consult your doctor about it. More>>

Radiation exposure from CT scans and the risk for cancer

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Dr. Kevin Campbell discusses radiation exposure from CT scans and the risk of cancer associated with the scans on WNCN Today.
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Dr. Campbell's tips for sunburn treatment Video included

Dr. Kevin Campbell appears every Wednesday morning on WNCN Today. He will also provide a special one-minute guide to healthy living each week for WNCN.com. More>>

Dr. Campbell: Ridiculous codes overwhelm doctors

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Do doctors really need a code for "bitten by an orca"? Dr. Campbell believes doctors should spend more time on care and less time on learning codes.
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Dr. Campbell: Availability of medical data raises concerns

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The massive amount of data available on doctors raises some concerns for Dr. Kevin Campbell. More>>

Throwing the doc under the bus: Undermining trust and the doctor-patient relationship

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We ALL try to do our very best for our patients.  Often the decisions we make have profound impacts on outcomes.
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Dr. Kevin Campbell: When you should fire your doctor

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Just as in marriage, the ability to communicate is essential to any successful doctor-patient relationship.In fact, the most successful doctor-patient relationships are a lot like a marriage.  Both parties More>>

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