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Senate Budget Targets Healthy Living Programs

State lawmakers have trimmed budgets for programs such as bike paths, pedestrian enhancements and obesity prevention in recent years. By Jasmin Singh Heart disease is the second-leading cause of death in North Carolina. Diabetes is the seventh. And about a third of kids in North Carolina between the ages of 10 and 17 are overweight […]