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16552
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A lingering global recession and concerns about the costs of healthcare reform have done little to show a continuing expansion of medical facilities across much of the Triangle and eastward to Greenville, Wilmington, and Hoke County. Projects worth close to $2 billion have produced new hospitals, hospital additions, emergency care units and specialty facilities across the region.
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With a booming, largely affluent population and an economy anchored by high-tech stalwarts, Cary wraps up the first decade of a new century with strong momentum for continuing growth in the years ahead. Long overshadowed by urban stalwarts Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, the town of Cary is rapidly raising its own profile as a Triangle community where growth is welcome, but managed.
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Jerry Heneghan is the managing director of Raleigh-based Virtual Heroes that works with Duke University to transform how medical students are trained. The firm uses cutting edge video game technology that provides virtual reality and 3D in a propriety package known as \"HumanSim.\"
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Smith discusses what the new healthcare reform bill means for providers and patients alike, specifically in North Carolina.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 11 Issue 5, May 2010, p16-20, il, f Periodical Website
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Clinical testing has begun at Duke University using stem cell therapy as a treatment for diseases such as critical limb ischemia.
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Did you know that in 2010 more than 157,000 Americans died of lung cancer, or that the number of people dying from the disease is increasing? Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer, killing more people than the combined total of breast, prostate, colon and pancreatic cancers. In 2009, lung cancer killed 17,500 people in North Carolina -- more than heart disease -- in a state where smoking and diet remain tremendous challenges. Providing a unique overview of the fight against lung cancer is Christopher Ung, vice president of Oncology Thera­peutic Strategy at Research Triangle Park-based Quintiles, the world's largest life sciences testing and services firm. Quintiles works with companies worldwide in medical research, conducting many of the clinical trials companies rely on to test and develop new products. His area of focus is personalized medicine based on biomarkers -- genetic data that could indicate an individual's chances of developing cancer.
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Even in a difficult world economic climate, universities are looking beyond America's shores for growth. Not just bringing students here but also looking for partners to build campuses. Once such endeavor is the Duke Fuqua School of Business, which is building a campus in Shanghi.
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The debate between WakeMed and UNC Health Care has reached a fever pitch as the expansion of facilities in certain areas and the push for physicians is being called into question legally.
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Nestled in groves of trees, North Carolina's capital city's--Raleigh--expansion is not always visible. But it's there, ranking Raleigh as the fastest-growing city in the United States. From the revitalized downtown to the new office tower Kane is building along the Interstate 440 Beltline; from downtown to Crabtree Valley Mall, Triangle Town Center and the suburban havens of Brier Creek and Wakefield; from center city urban residential growth through the Inner Beltline and on to the Outer Beltline; the remarkable changes in North Carolina's capital are simply breathtaking.\r\nNot just in terms of new buildings, but also in the preservation and modernization of older structures as the city grapples to preserve its historic past with the needs of a growing future. A significant example of Raleigh's growth is centennial campus, a vast high tech mixed use development by NC State University to site campus activities with private research firms and residential options, including a soon-to open Arnold Palmer designed golf course.
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The Tammy Lynn Center was founded in 1969 as a place to help those children and adults with special needs. The Center provides early intervention, respite care, developmental day services, and residential services.
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The community college of today is focused on building the work force in the future, from healthcare to high performance computing, auto technicians to PC game developers. Wake Tech trains more than 50,000 students a year--and it is growing.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 7 Issue 1, Jan 2006, p38-52, map, f Periodical Website
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After nearly 80 years of moving exhibits and transferring leadership from agency to agency, the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort has been at its current location for the last 20 years, with facilities in Southport and Roanoke Island.
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METRO magazine presents its yearly selection of North Carolinians who have made a contribution to the quality of people's lives in 2003. These include William Friday, Ira David Wood, III, C. Colon Willoughby, Jr., Jim Talton, Dr. Danny, Bolognesi, Chuck Stone, Richard Moore, Roland Vaughn, Jr., Ann Goodnight, and William M. Dunlap, MD.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 5 Issue 1, Jan 2004, p31-49, por Periodical Website
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University of North Carolina's expanding Department of Neurology led by Dr. Frank Longo, targets stroke, Alzheimer's, epilepsy, and sleep disorders.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 4 Issue 2, Mar 2003, p19-22, 25, f Periodical Website
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Given the rut that North Carolina may be in, Smith calls for the State's involvement in more competitive high-tech industries, growth in the biotech and life-science sectors, and more knowledgeable workers and education in these areas.
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