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In these past couple of weeks, two important studies have been published that could dramatically increase our understanding of the COVID-19 disease. Adding to the science of how we understand and treat this disease is something that should be welcomed, because properly understood it can save lives.

Published in Opinion

RALEIGH — Chemical compounds in foods or beverages like green tea, muscadine grapes and dark chocolate can bind to and block the function of a particular enzyme, or protease, in the SARS-CoV-2 virus, according to a new study by plant biologists at North Carolina State University.

Published in Local News

ROCKINGHAM — An extremely rare genetic variant has connected families miles apart in a common goal.

Published in Local News

PINEHURST — Clinical trials have long been a part of the DNA of FirstHealth of the Carolinas. 

By participating in groundbreaking medical research, FirstHealth patients gain access to new, state-of-the-art treatments before they are widely available to the public, and FirstHealth providers are better able to care for the community in both the short and long term. 

Published in Local News
Monday, 08 April 2019 14:28

13th annual PURC Symposium set for Wednesday

PEMBROKE — The UNC Pembroke Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10.

Published in Lifestyle