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Mental health discussion heating up in NC

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The discussion about the state's failing mental health system is heating up. Tuesday Gov. Easley asked state legislators to give his administration more authority to fix the system, a system which local agencies say is plagued with problems. Full story...
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4 in 10 Americans have difficulty paying for prescriptions

A new study finds that 4 in 10 Americans have at least some difficulty paying for their prescription drugs. Currently half of all adults take a prescription drug every day, and 20 percent take at least four medications on a regular basis.
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Flu epidemic upon us

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videoIf you've had the flu lately you're not alone. According to local doctors the flu epidemic is upon us. Full story...
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One in four Americans get annual check-up

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videoMany people know to get their car inspected and serviced each year to keep up it running well, but when it comes to our own physical health we often neglect to give ourselves the same type of care. Full story...
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Perdue plans to help forcibly sterilized if elected

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Lieutenant Governor Beverly Perdue wants to create a foundation to give money and other benefits to people sterilized as part of a state-sponsored program in the mid-20th century. Full story...
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