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Struggling for support (access required)

As Charlotte and the surrounding area continue to grow, the region is seeing more urban problems — including a growing number of people with HIV. Despite efforts at prevention, HIV cases in Mecklenburg County are steadily increasing. Though the county ...

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Unwelcome visitor (access required)

Anticipating a bedbug outbreak, the North Carolina Division of Environmental Health hired an expert in 2008 to deal with the nasty critters. That person was Jung Kim, an environmental senior specialist who travels all over the state looking for the ...

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Recession blamed for hospital traffic dip (access required)

As the economy struggles to make a comeback, some North Carolina hospitals, including those in the Charlotte area, are asking fewer patients to open up and say “Ah.” Don Dalton, spokesman for the North Carolina Hospital Association, said his organization ...

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