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Cancer #1 Killer in North Carolina

State health officials in North Carolina have released data showing that deaths from heart disease have declined by 11.1% while deaths from cancer have risen 8.8%.

The result is that cancer deaths outnumbered heart disease fatalities for Tar Heels in 2009, the last full year reported.

Graphic and full story in the Raleigh News & Observer.

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