<![CDATA[Health & Fitness News |]]> http://www.newsobserver.com/living/health-fitness/ en-us Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:55:14 EST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:55:14 EST Health & Fitness 60 efrederick@newsobserver.com (Eric Frederick) Flu kills 17 more people in North Carolina http://www.newsobserver.com/living/health-fitness/article200290019.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:40:34 EST

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The flu epidemic is affecting blood supplies for NC hospitals http://www.newsobserver.com/news/business/article200373914.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:39:33 EST

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North Carolina health officials report 17 new flu deaths http://www.newsobserver.com/living/health-fitness/article200271199.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:14:23 EST The Associated Press]]> http://www.newsobserver.com/living/health-fitness/article200271199.html ‘Why are you trying to ruin football?’ Duke University tackles head trauma http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/counties/durham-county/article200057649.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:24:00 EST

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‘I always believed I was going to die by the needle.’ 5 counties get help reversing overdoses http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article199817154.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:46:25 EST

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Report: Patient advocacy groups pushed opioids after getting industry money http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article199743434.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:30:00 EST

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Former NFL star dumped 20 tons of sweet potatoes on a Chapel Hill lawn – with good intent http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article199489679.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 10 Feb 2018 13:11:32 EST

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Why did staff at NC psych center physically restrain teen 38 times? http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article199344239.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 10 Feb 2018 14:58:40 EST

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Kids in psych center say staff sexually, physically abused them. Why didn’t officials listen? http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article199343444.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 10 Feb 2018 14:55:21 EST

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Flu season still getting worse; now as bad as 2009 swine flu http://www.newsobserver.com/living/health-fitness/article199288449.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:25:22 EST By MIKE STOBBE ]]> http://www.newsobserver.com/living/health-fitness/article199288449.html 34 more people in NC have died from the flu – the state’s worst week yet http://www.newsobserver.com/living/health-fitness/article199083029.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:43:40 EST

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The flu virus has favorite places to ambush you. But you can fight back. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/business/article198921629.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:42:53 EST

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If only North Carolina ranked as highly in these areas as it does in basketball http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article198950429.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 07 Feb 2018 17:58:35 EST

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The crud unites us in misery. The remedies should unite us in something more hopeful. http://www.newsobserver.com/living/food-drink/article198858124.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 07 Feb 2018 13:46:58 EST

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Middle-aged whites are dying at an unprecedented rate in NC, an ECU study says http://www.newsobserver.com/living/health-fitness/article198666679.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 06 Feb 2018 15:00:34 EST

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WRAL meteorologist Greg Fishel takes medical leave http://www.newsobserver.com/entertainment/tv/warm-tv-blog/article198539039.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 05 Feb 2018 18:15:04 EST

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UNC Coach Roy Williams hosts Special Olympians on a day of ‘smiles and cheers.’ http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/counties/orange-county/article198496189.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 05 Feb 2018 15:37:00 EST

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Hospital closing stirs memories and leaves a void in a town that’s already struggling http://www.newsobserver.com/living/article198338509.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 04 Feb 2018 09:21:33 EST

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Urban Bush Women explores the nuances of hair – race, body image and freedom – through dance http://www.newsobserver.com/entertainment/article198168039.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 03 Feb 2018 11:22:00 EST

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Changing just one habit at work could help you lose weight, study finds http://www.newsobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article197905959.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 16:35:31 EST

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These NC counties have more opioid prescriptions than people http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article197864679.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:13:22 EST

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Flu claims 20 more in NC in past week, as total state’s death toll climbs to 95 http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article197841404.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 12:56:29 EST

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Many adults never get tested for HIV. Here are a few reasons why. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/counties/durham-county/article197643679.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 31 Jan 2018 14:43:12 EST

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Teen students report growing anxiety. Here’s how one school system is responding. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/counties/orange-county/article196891954.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Jan 2018 06:00:00 EST

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Aloe helped her heal. She developed a skin care line to take aloe’s healing powers one step further. http://www.newsobserver.com/living/fashion/article197681689.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 27 Jan 2018 15:58:00 EST

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Flu death toll hits season high in NC, including 6-year-old Cary girl http://www.newsobserver.com/news/business/health-care/article196669979.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:02:19 EST

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Gym Gems: See you at the barre! barre3 in Chapel Hill, that is. http://www.newsobserver.com/living/health-fitness/article196640119.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Jan 2018 14:35:56 EST http://www.newsobserver.com/living/health-fitness/article196640119.html Want fewer side effects from your antipsychotic drugs? UNC scientists are on the case http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/counties/orange-county/article196718354.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Jan 2018 18:04:14 EST

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She knew kids couldn’t learn if they were hungry. So she set out to feed them. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article196597944.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Jan 2018 11:44:17 EST

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Scientists say they’ve made a ‘universal flu vaccine.’ Could it end the yearly shot? http://www.newsobserver.com/news/technology/article196562109.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Jan 2018 08:45:09 EST

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