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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.
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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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4:38 pm
Mon February 25, 2013

Community Event Examines Mental Health Issues in the Triad

The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut and other recent shootings have spurred a panel discussion about mental illness in Winston-Salem.
Credit Mental Health Association Forsyth County

Approximately 54 million people in the US suffer with mental illness. The number one reason for hospital admissions nationwide is psychiatric disorder, according to the Foundation of Hope for the Research and Treatment of Mental Illness

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