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Obesity tied to income levels

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Fast food is fast and cheaper than buying healthier fare. So it makes sense that people with less money, aren't eating as well. And it has serious repercussions for your health. Obesity has long been linked to income level, where lower socioeconomic groups face a higher risk than more wealthy populations. Full story...
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Hospital considers raising rates

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New Hanover Regional Medical Center is once again considering raising its rates. The hospital's finance committee has been presented with an option for a five percent increase. Full story...
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Second rabies case confirmed in New Hanover County

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A second case of rabies has been confirmed in New Hanover County. A dog owner in Castle Hayne called animal control, after finding his dog with a dead raccoon in his mouth. The results revealed the raccoon had rabies. Full story...
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People with diabetes should prepare for hurricanes

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Along with preparing your home for a hurricane people with medical conditions should also prepare themselves. Pender County Hospital is offering classes for diabetics on self managing their condition during a disaster. Full story...
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Cancer patients react to hypnosis

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Don't believe in the power of hypnosis? You may change your mind after hearing about a new study that reveals that hypnosis can reduce side effects from surgery. Women undergoing breast cancer surgery may have fewer side effects if they use hypnosis. Full story...
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