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Three local families affected by Rett syndrome

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videoRett syndrome affects thousands of girls and can be devastating for some parents to discover in their children. Three local families have dealt with their grief by spreading the word about the disorder. Full story...
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Obesity on the rise in North Carolina

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videoObesity rates throughout the country are up once again. It seems North Carolina is doing more than its part to keep up with the trend. Full story...
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Time running out for Tdap vaccine

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Time is running out for sixth graders who have not received their Tdap vaccine. The Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis vaccine is mandatory in North Carolina. Full story...
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Lollipops used to prevent dental problems with children

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For many parents, getting their kids to brush their teeth is almost like pulling teeth. But thanks to some new lollipops, that could soon change. Full story...
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Free health screenings for men

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videoHealth experts estimate one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Saturday the New Hanover County Health Department held free screenings for men as a part of National Prostate Awareness Month. Full story...
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