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One in 10 pregnant women in the United States reports drinking alcohol

September 30, 2015
One in 10 (10.2 percent) pregnant women in the United States ages 18 to 44 years reports drinking alcohol in the past 30 days. In addition, 3.1 percent of pregnant women report binge drinking - defined as 4 or more alcoholic beverages on one occasion.

Algal blooms, fish kills occurring across portions of the state

July 30, 2015
RALEIGH - State officials urge people to avoid contact with potentially harmful algal blooms that have shown up in prominent water bodies statewide in recent weeks due to North Carolina's hot weather.


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