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Could placing a tax on sugared beverages help fight obesity?

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What is the best way to fight obesity? Some public health experts claim a large tax on sugared beverages may be the single most effective way to get Americans to cut calories. Full story...
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Extra pounds are taking a toll on children's health

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Increasing numbers of American children are taking medications to control their blood pressure and blood-sugar levels. Researchers say the childhood obesity epidemic is largely to blame. Full story...
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Is there too much salt in your diet?

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The majority of Americans are consuming too much salt. That is according to a new report by the CDC. Full story...
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Get Real, Get Tested raising HIV awareness

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videoMore than 33,000 North Carolinians are living with HIV, and that number is growing every year. A statewide public health campaign is working to raise awareness and offer free testing. Full story...
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One of a kind specialist is improving lives of local children

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videoA new medical specialist in our area is changing the lives of families in more ways than one. The Picken family had no idea just how much the diagnoses of diabetes would not only change the life of seven-year-old Madison, but their entire family. Full story...
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