make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Health

NC Veterans Affairs office opens hotline to improve services

READ MORE:
videoThe North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs has started a tip hotline to help improve services at the state's medical facilities for veterans. Full story...
»

FIT MINUTE - Slimming your hips and thighs

READ MORE:
videoPant styles like skinny jeans don't make it easy to be someone who doesn't have the slimmest lower half. But, there are ways you can shape them to make you still look good in skinny jeans or any other bottoms you'd like to wear. Full story...
»

Local veterans react to VA chief's resignation

READ MORE:
videoPresident Obama announced this morning he accepted VA Secretary Eric Shinseki's resignation. Shinseki has been under fire ever since the scandal surrounding the care of veterans at VA facilities surfaced. Now vets in our area are speaking out about issues in the VA that caused serious delays for those needing care. Full story...
»

FDA orders warning for kids on tanning beds

READ MORE:
video The FDA is taking new steps to tackle health risks for young people when it comes to tanning. The federal agency is requiring a warnings on tanning beds, much like cigarettes, for user under the age of 18. Full story...
»

Shinseki resigns amid veterans' health care issues

READ MORE:
videoVeterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned amid widespread troubles in the VA health care system. President Barack Obama says he accepted the resignation with "considerable regret." Full story...
»

Officials: Army hospital chief relieved of command

READ MORE:
Two defense officials say the chief of an Army medical center has been relieved of his command because of problems with patient care. The officials say the commander was replaced Tuesday at Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg, and three deputies were suspended. Full story...
»

Author from Wilmington wants you to live a 'Life Enormous'

READ MORE:
video'Life Enormous' is a slogan and way of life for Delores Artemus. She's a Wilmington native who lives and works in Columbia, South Carolina, now. The photographer and travel writer wrote a book last June called 'Life's Statements.' In it, there are quotes and tips on how to live your own 'Life Enormous' by setting goals. Full story...
»

FIT MINUTE: Get rid of the dreaded bra bulge

READ MORE:
videoFor many women, finding a bra that fits well around the body isn't easy. It seems that no matter which type they choose, there's still some fat hanging over the band. But, they can start to get rid of that with certain exercises. Full story...
»

VFW Commander-in-Chief speaks out on VA issues during Wilmington visit

READ MORE:
videoAs the investigation into what has happened at VA hospitals across the country continues, veterans in the Cape Fear are speaking out. At Wilmington VFW Post 2573 the Commander-in-Chief of the organization made a stop for dinner Thursday night, and the violations at VA hospitals were on his mind as well. Full story...
»

Local veterans cite issues with area VA facilities

READ MORE:
videoAs President Obama promises to fix problems with the Department of Veterans Affair, veterans we spoke with in Wilmington said they are certainly concerned about what's happening with the VA. Full story...
»

Obama: Any misconduct at VA will be punished

READ MORE:
videoPresident Barack Obama says if there's misconduct at the Department of Veterans Affairs, it will be punished. Obama says if the allegations of misconduct prove to be true, it is dishonorable and disgraceful. Full story...
»

NC treasurer says health plan strong financially

READ MORE:
State employees and retirees may avoid higher insurance premiums in 2015 because North Carolina's public-employee health insurance plan is spending less on patients than expected. Full story...
»

FIT MINUTE - Trim those troublesome triceps

READ MORE:
videoChicken wings and under-arm jiggle are not so nice names for something many people, especially women, have. That fat behind the arms is a problem area. But, there is a solution. Full story...
»

ECU to build dental clinic in Brunswick County

READ MORE:
videoDental care for those who need it most is on its way to Brunswick County. Today the ECU School of Dental Medicine announced the eighth of its Community Service Learning Centers is coming to the county. Full story...
»

Health mandate coverage clouds NC session opening

READ MORE:
North Carolina lawmakers returning to Raleigh have reached an early impasse on disputed legislation surrounding autism insurance coverage as the first gavel on this year's session fell. Full story...
»