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RALEIGH — When a patient’s lungs began to fail, doctors had no ready explanation — until they read media reports of vaping-related illnesses.

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RALEIGH — Doctors expect more people to die of vaping-related illnesses in North Carolina.

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ROCKINGHAM — In an effort to promote the overall health and wellbeing of the community it serves, FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond invites residents of Richmond county and surrounding areas to participate in the 37th Annual Wellness Screening event.

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ROCKINGHAM – The Richmond County Commissioners meeting was held Tuesday in Courtroom C at the Justice Center.  And, as usual, there were comments and questions regarding various types of events, projects, and situations throughout the county. What was not so “usual” was the range of focus that characterized the session.

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HAMLET – The FirstHealth Board of Directors has accepted a recommendation from the FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Hamlet Board of Advisors to discontinue providing clinical services at Moore Regional Hospital-Hamlet. The last day for clinical services at the hospital in Hamlet will be November 3, 2017.

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ELLERBE – Kindergarteners and first graders at Mineral Springs Elementary School are now walking the “Daily Mile,” a new initiative to promote healthy living in schools.  

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ROCKINGHAM -- A seventh case of rabies has been reported by the Richmond County Health Department since September, 2015.

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HAMLET – There is a proverb that states, “the trick to aging gracefully is to enjoy it,” and the Hamlet Senior Center proved it to be true with its first Health Fair.

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HAMLET – In an effort to educate local teenagers about how to successfully navigate everyday life, the Richmond County Health Education Department held its inaugural “Kickback at the Cole” event Saturday.

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