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NC, feds agree on adult care homes

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North Carolina health officials and federal attorneys have reached an agreement that could move thousands of residents in adult care homes with serious mental illness into community housing. Full story...
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Bobcat killed in Brunswick Co. tests positive for rabies

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The Brunswick County Health Department says a bobcat tested positive for rabies. It's the fourth case of rabies in the county this year. Full story...
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CDC: Alarming increase seen in West Nile cases

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US health officials say there's been an alarming increase in the number of West Nile cases. So far there have been more than 1,100 cases reported through the middle of August. That's three times as many as usually seen at this point in the year. Full story...
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Whooping cough kills Forsyth County infant

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A 2-month-old from Forsyth County is the state's first victim this year of pertussis, also known as whooping cough. Full story...
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Lunch workers study how to get kids to eat healthy

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There will be more whole grains on school lunch menus this year, along with a wider selection of fruits and vegetables and other healthy options. The challenge is getting children to eat them. Full story...
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