The White House is announcing a five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs.
State health officials say at least nine people died from influenza in North Carolina during the week of Christmas. Hospitals reported that more than 950 patients in North Carolina tested positive for flu.
A subsequent test of a new specimen provided by the patient at Duke University Hospital in Durham has resulted in a confirmed negative laboratory diagnosis for Ebola.
Federal health officials have confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola.
The CDC just released a shocking study about alcohol and how it's killing a large number of people every year.
North Carolina officials say a synthetic drug five times stronger than heroin is being blamed for three deaths last month in Sampson, Person and Transylvania counties.
A long-awaited study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms a link between tainted tap water at a US Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is urging the Centers for Disease Control to complete a new, comprehensive report on the health effects of toxic tap water at the Camp Lejeune Marine base.
Emails show North Carolina officials didn't notify the public about the possibility of a fungal meningitis outbreak until five days after they learned of the possibility.
Health officials say flu is more widespread across the nation, but the number of hard-hit states has declined.
Flu season started early this winter, and includes a strain that tends to make people sicker.