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White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs
The White House is announcing a five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs. Fri, 03/27/2015 - 12:46pm
Nine flu deaths reported in NC during Christmas week
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. Tue, 01/06/2015 - 1:22pm
Second test confirms negative result for Ebola patient
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. Thu, 11/06/2014 - 3:28am
Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US
Federal health officials have confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola. Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:18pm
Excess drinking kills one in ten
The CDC just released a shocking study about alcohol and how it's killing a large number of people every year. Sat, 06/28/2014 - 3:17am
Fatal overdoses tied to synthetic opiate hit NC
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. Wed, 02/19/2014 - 6:06pm
CDC: Water at Lejeune linked to birth defects
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. Fri, 12/06/2013 - 4:01pm
Flap continues over Lejeune health assessment
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. Fri, 08/16/2013 - 6:24pm
NC waited before disclosing meningitis outbreak
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. Mon, 01/21/2013 - 4:33pm
Flu more widespread in US; eases off in some areas
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. Fri, 01/11/2013 - 4:43pm