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NHRMC denies wrongdoing, settles discrimination suit

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New Hanover Regional Medical Center will pay $146,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) according to a release on the agency's website. The EEOC had charged that the hospital violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by prohibiting applicants and employees from working if they were taking legally prescribed narcotic medications. Full story...
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5 dead from rare meningitis, FDA warns against drug maker

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video An outbreak of a rare form of meningitis has spread to North Carolina. The fungal meningitis has been linked to contaminated steroid injections given for back pain. Full story...
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Baby born at Hoggard High School

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A Hoggard High School student gave birth today on campus in one of the school's bathroom stalls. The baby was born around 3:30 p.m. right as school was letting out. Full story...
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Stores pull peanut butter, other spreads after salmonella scare

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video Peanut butter lovers listen up. A jar of your favorite spread could make you sick. Fears of salmonella contamination has one of the nation's largest manufacturers of peanut butter pulling its products. Full story...
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Medicine drop offers proper way to dispose of old prescriptions

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Volunteers at New Hanover Regional Medical Center hosted a pill drop Saturday afternoon for anyone with expired or unwanted medication. Full story...
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