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UPDATE: Prison officials rule out tuberculosis

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The department of corrections says all the test samples from inmates at Tabor Correctional are negative for tuberculosis. Full story...
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State wants to regulate drink choices at daycares

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video State lawmakers have their hands full this week coming up with a new budget. And as if that weren't enough, the House also approved a bill that legislates how much juice and milk kids can get in private daycares. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Prison officials investigate inmate's illness

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videoA sick inmate at an area prison has the Department of Corrections testing for tuberculosis. On Tuesday Tabor Correctional officials removed a inmate from the prison after he complained numerous times about his health. The man was so sick that prison officials had to take him to Central Prison in Raleigh to get treated. Full story...
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"Pizza Diet Man" cycles into Wilmington on 30-day pizza bike tour

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videoCan you actually lose weight only eating pizza? A man who cycled into Wilmington says you can one slice at a time. Full story...
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Review pinpoints Pender Co. Board of Health problems, members fight over results

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video A health department divided. That's how an independent review described the Pender County Health Department. Monday night the Pender County Board of Health held a special meeting to discuss the report sparked by employee allegations. Full story...
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UPDATE: After "thorough investigation", Pender Board of Health says no Health Dept. workers taking illegal drugs

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video We also asked how she could call it a "thorough" investigation when no one was drug tested and if she actually expected someone to admit to using drugs during a question and answer session. Full story...
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Study fails to end debate on cancer, cell phone link

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Long-awaited data from an international study have found no evidence of increased risk of brain tumors associated with mobile phones, except in people who have the most exposure. Full story...
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Allergies may need more than OTC

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Doctors say a cold winter combined with plants blooming at the same time and little rain have led to an increase in pollen. Also, allergies can happen at an older age, so you may suddenly be struck with allergies for the first time this season. Full story...
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Pollen setting records this spring

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video This spring we've seen pollen everywhere. The yellow stuff has been giving people across the area fits, but is it worse than usual? Full story...
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H1N1 risk continues

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Thought the risk of H1N1 had passed? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says think again. Full story...
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HEALTH WATCH: UNC study - Few women get enough exercise during pregnancy

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Fewer than 1 in 4 pregnant women meet physical activity guidelines set by doctors and health officials, according to a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study. Full story...
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Clinic offers free info for parents of kids with food allergies

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Parents of kids with food allergies: How does a free consultation sound? Tonight is your chance. Full story...
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DSS investigates another assisted living facility

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video DSS says staff at Clare Bridge lost track of two patients who suffer from dementia and Alzheimer's Disease. Full story...
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Medication disposal event Saturday

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The public is invited to bring their unneeded and expired medications to be disposed of in a safe, convenient and environmentally sound manner. Full story...
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NHRMC offer back pain seminar

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Dr. George Huffmon, a neurological surgeon at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, stopped by Good Morning Carolina to talk about one type of back surgery. Full story...
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