• New Hanover County Health Department added 6 new photos.

    Health Department staff are celebrating Red Nose Day, which is a campaign dedicated to children and young people living in poverty. "Pick" your favorite nose picture by commenting below!

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  • If you feel like mental health problems are keeping you from enjoying life—help is available http://goo.gl/9SdnNg

    Need help for a mental health problem? Don’t know where to start? Use our treatment locator and referral services to begin your search.

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  • 50% of poison center calls involve kids 6 & younger. Keep meds out of reach & cleaning products locked up

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  • You can get norovirus—a very contagious stomach bug—by swimming in water contaminated with poop or vomit.

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  • Congratulations! Two new pharmacy franchisees ban tobacco products. http://goo.gl/u4W4Mi

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  • If you don't snooze, you will lose. Get enough sleep each night.

    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-benefits-of-a-good-night-s-sleep-shai-marcu It’s 4am, and the big test is in 8 hours. You’ve been studying fo...

  • Watch this 5-minute video and then stand up, take a walk, get moving!

    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-sitting-is-bad-for-you-murat-dalkilinc Sitting down for brief periods can help us recover from stress or recu...

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  • New Hanover County Health Department shared a link.

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  • QuitlineNC offers free telephone support to help anyone quit tobacco, and has a special 10-call program for pregnant women. Women who stay with the program are more likely to quit and stay quit after the baby is born. Mother’s Day and every day, QuitlineNC is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
    For free help from QuitlineNC call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)

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  • Healthy Habit Challenge: Be active your way—biking, dancing, martial arts, gardening. Try out options and see which one fits you best.

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