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Kwan Cheung, left, receives his first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, from Lindsay Bradshaw, a physician assistant student, at at UNC Healthcare on Jan. 14, 2020, in Chapel Hill, N.C.

My Latest Meredith Poll Tells Me Something’s Wrong With North Carolina’s Healthcare System | Notice

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide viewpoints on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Kwan Cheung, left, receives his first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, from medical assistant student Lindsay Bradshaw, at UNC Healthcare on Jan. 14, 2020, in Chapel Hill, North …

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Retired Charlotte physician George Linney, 79, was a man of medicine, music, family and faith. He died Dec. 22.

From Aretha to Baptist hymns: George Linney’s life was bound by enduring faith

Retired Charlotte doctor George Linney, 79, was a man of medicine, music, family and faith. He died on December 22. George Linney once compiled a list of 300 church hymns that he knew by heart, from the first verse to the last. But her favorite was “Blessed Assurance,” the traditional, understatedly elegant ode to the …

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A Pew Research Center survey of American teenagers found 13% of them experienced at least one major depressive episode in the past year, up from 8% in 2007.

988 makes it easier to get help for a mental health crisis, but NC needs more providers

A Pew Research Center survey of American teens found that 13% had experienced at least one major depressive episode in the past year, up from 8% in 2007. The time of dreams TNS A new national suicide prevention lifeline – 988 – went live in mid-July, replacing the old 10-digit number offered by most states. …

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