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North Carolina’s free dental clinics help thousands, but dentists say health reformers need to take a broader view.

Responding to an uptick in overdoses from heroin and other opiates, Charlotte firefighters will begin this fall carrying the drug Narcan, which can resuscitate victims.

Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found.

Charlotte grandmother Fonda Bryant has struggled with depression for years and considered ending her life more than once.

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