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10:28 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Tracing Winston-Salem History Through African American Food Vendors

Foodways & Roadways is an exhibit that displays historic pictures of the numerous African American run food establishments from the late 40's-the mid 70's in Winston-Salem.
Kathryn Mobley WFDD

Part of Winston-Salem's economic and racial history is being explained by a new food exhibit. Foodways and Roadways is a multimedia exhibit documenting the changing food environments, primarily in the eastern part of the city from the late 1940’s through the 1970’s.

Dr. Margaret Savoca, with Wake Forest School of Medicine in the Division of Public Health Sciences,  says years ago, most African Americans ate nutritious food because they had easy access to quality foods.

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2:39 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

Winston-Salem Turns Purple

Novant Health is encouraging community members in Forsyth County to show their support in fighting obesity by wearing purple on April 23.
Credit Novant Health

Purple will be a popular color in Forsyth communities over the next week.

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5:32 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Research Conference in Winston-Salem Will Look at Ways to Reduce Health Disparities

Dr. Louis W. Sullivan will be the keynote speaker at WSSU's research conference on Thursday.
Credit Winston-Salem State University

A research conference at Winston-Salem State University will take a closer look at the health disparities facing communities across the country. 

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6:27 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

New Clemmons Medical Center Set to Open

The Novant Health Clemmons Medical Center will offer emergency room services to patients.
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Novant Health is preparing to open a new medical clinic in Clemmons.  The public can get a closer look at the new center during an open house this weekend.  

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11:59 am
Wed March 20, 2013

Study: Guilford County #8 in NC Health Rankings

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A new study indicates that Wake County is the healthiest county in North Carolina.  And Triad counties range from 8th to 56th.

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