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Bellamy Elementary student diagnosed with whooping cough

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videoA New Hanover County Schools spokeswoman confirms one student has been diagnosed with whooping cough at Bellamy Elementary. Full story...
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As health costs soar, medical tourism offering options abroad

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video Nearly one million Americans are now traveling abroad for medical procedures. Some insurance companies are now giving patients the option to go out of the country to get more affordable health care. The new phenomenon of medical tourism is something already happening all around you, proving that American healthcare cost are some of the highest in the world. Full story...
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Dentists offer cash for Halloween candy

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videoLooking to get rid of some of halloween loot? A couple area dentists will help. Full story...
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Triathlon attracts athletes nation-wide

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videoAthletes from all over the country started a long day of swimming, biking, and running at Wrightsville Beach Saturday morning for the PPD Beach2Battleship iron distance and half iron distance triathlon. Full story...
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HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND: Operation Medicine Drop collects prescription drugs

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videoIf you've been wondering what to do with old prescription drugs in your medicine cabinet, you have a chance to get rid of them safely this weekend. Full story...
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Sen. Hagan seeks enrollment, penalty delays

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North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan wants the Obama administration to delay by two months the period in which individuals can sign up for health insurance through the new government website and when financial penalties begin for those remaining uninsured. Full story...
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NC audit: 1 in 5 pharmacies uninspected in years

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A state audit says North Carolina pharmacy regulators did not inspect a fifth of the state's 2,700 drug stores in six years or more, a condition that risked discovering mistakes like dispensing the wrong medication or shorting prescriptions. Full story...
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Happening Friday: Alzheimer's Gala raises awareness and money

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video There may be as many as 5.3 million people with Alzheimer's disease living in the United States. But if you care for someone with Alzheimer's or another dementia, your person is more than a number. Full story...
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Annual walk to raise arthritis awareness, research funds

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video The community is coming together this weekend to fight against a disease that affects almost 50 million people in the US. Full story...
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FDA warns pet owners of dangerous jerky treats

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The Food and Drug Administration is asking dog and cat owners to report any problems their pets have had after eating jerky pet treats. Full story...
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Kansas company recalls nearly 23K lbs. of meat

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Reser's Fine Foods in Topeka, KS, is recalling about 22,800 pounds of potentially bacteria-tainted chicken, ham and beef products. Full story...
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NC prisoners' harvest to help depleted food banks

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North Carolina prisoners are working to harvest more than 13 tons of turnip greens for food banks faced with depleted supplies. Full story...
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Animal rescue groups want change in Columbus County

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video Dozens of animal rights activists from across the state told Columbus County Commissioners that changes need to be at the county's animal shelter. Full story...
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McCrory: US could force NC to expand Medicaid

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Gov. Pat McCrory says new federal regulations could force North Carolina to expand Medicaid eligibility to more low-income people under the Affordable Care Act, despite being one of 26 Republican-led states to reject doing so. Full story...
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Fit Minute: Join the party with Zumba

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videoBy now, many people have probably heard of Zumba. It's a high-energy and super-fun dance workout full of moves with many origins. The mantra in many Zumba classes is just keep moving and have fun. Full story...
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