Thursday, July 24 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-07-24 18:00:47 GMT
Police in Kannapolis are searching for a gunman after a scary attempted robbery at a fast food restaurant on Tuesday. Officers say a man with a gun tried to rob the CookOut restaurant along the 900-blockMore >>
Officers say a man with a gun tried to rob the CookOut restaurant along the 900-block of South Cannon Boulevard on Tuesday morning around 7 a.m.More >>
Thursday, July 24 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:15:58 GMT
Officials say that the serious injuries the child suffered from are indicators that the boy may have been abused by being shaken.More >>
The baby boy is only two-months-old, and he was home alone with the one man who was supposed to guard his life. Instead, police say Michael Dewayne Honaker shook his son, David, and left him with such critical injuries, the infant is fighting for his life. More >>
Friday morning, FOX19 will be dressing in blue to spread awareness for colon cancer.
Colon cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer, yet many people are uncomfortable talking about it.
Studies have found the following risk factors for colon cancer:
Age over 50: colon cancer is more likely to occur
as people get older. More than 90 percent of people with this disease
are diagnosed after age 50. The average age at diagnosis is 72.
Colon polyps: Polyps are growths on the inner wall
of the colon or rectum. They are common in people over age 50. Most
polyps are benign (not cancer), but some polyps (adenomas) can become
cancer. Finding and removing polyps may reduce the risk of colon
Family history of colon cancer: Close relatives
(parents, brothers, sisters, or children) of a person with a history of
colon cancer are somewhat more likely to develop this disease
themselves, especially if the relative had the cancer at a young age.
If many close relatives have a history of colon cancer, the risk is
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