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

Health

Government defends core of health care overhaul

READ MORE:
The Obama administration is defending the health care overhaul in a new filing with the Supreme Court that calls the law an appropriate response to a "crisis in the national health care market." Full story...
»

Consumer group questions review of breast implants

READ MORE:
Consumer safety advocates are questioning the Food and Drug Administration about incomplete and seemingly erroneous data used to support the safety of silicone breast implants in an agency review last year. Full story...
»

New Year's baby in Whiteville

READ MORE:
video Imagine giving birth to a baby on Christmas, Easter and New Year's. One Columbus County mother continued a tradition of having holiday children. Full story...
»

Moms make statement by breastfeeding in Target

READ MORE:
video Shoppers of a popular department store across the country had an interesting sight this morning. Mothers went to their local target stores, including here in Wilmington, for a nurse-in. Full story...
»

Preventive care: It's free, except when it's not

READ MORE:
Many Americans are finding out that free preventive care under the nation's health overhaul isn't always free. Full story...
»

New powerful painkiller has abuse experts worried

READ MORE:
Drug companies are working to develop a pure, more powerful version of the nation's second most-abused medicine. That has addiction experts worried that it could spur a new wave of abuse. Full story...
»

Motrin caplets that may work slowly recalled

READ MORE:
Johnson & Johnson has issued another recall of Motrin pain relievers, at least the sixth in two years. This time, it's because the pills may not dissolve and begin working as soon as intended as they approach their three-year expiration date. That could delay relief of pain. Full story...
»

Walmart pulls formula after baby's death

READ MORE:
Walmart and health officials awaited tests Thursday on a batch of powdered infant formula that was removed from more than 3,000 stores nationwide after a Missouri newborn who consumed it died from a rare infection. Full story...
»

State finishes report on cement plant hearings

READ MORE:
The North Carolina Division of Air Quality has completed its report on public hearings about the proposed Titan Cement plant in Castle Hayne. Full story...
»

Bid for empty Brunswick hospital could lead to mental health facility

READ MORE:
video Thirty-two acres of real estate off US 17 is for sale if you can beat the current $1.5 million bid. Brunswick County is selling the old Community Hospital. Last night, commissioners accepted one bid, but it's not a done deal yet. Full story...
»