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Training for caregivers whose loved ones have cancer

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The American Cancer Society is helping caregivers cope with taking care of a sick loved one. Full story...
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Feds say proposed biohazard lab in NC had wide support

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A federal agency's report last year rated a North Carolina site as an excellent place for a proposed biohazard lab because of strong support, but that was before local governments and a congressman voiced their opposition. Full story...
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Yahweh Center for Children low on funding

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videoThe mental health system here in North Carolina has been suffering from some financial blows. One non-profit organization focusing on the mental health of children is now behind in its monthly payments. Full story...
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Water quality advisory at Wrightsville Beach

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Environmental health officials are advising swimmers to stay out of a certain area of Wrightsville Beach due to high bacteria levels. Full story...
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Preventing child abuse

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videoWe have been following the case of an 18-year-old Wilmington woman, Meagan Stuhan charged in the death of her four-month-old son. He died of internal injuries consistent with shaken baby syndrome. Full story...
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Researchers say there may be more cases of HIV than once thought

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Every year thousands of new cases of HIV are reported in the U.S., but now researchers say there may be more cases than first thought. Full story...
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State Taking over Southeastern Mental Health

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videoAfter nearly four months of budget struggles, Southeastern Mental Health is about to get some help sorting out their finances. Full story...
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Woman bitten by rabid fox in Kure Beach

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A rabid fox has bitten a woman in Kure Beach. It happened while she was bird watching near the National Guard Base at Fort Fisher yesterday. Full story...
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WFU gets money for pediatric trauma institute

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A NASCAR team owner and his family are donating $5 million to start a pediatric trauma institute at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Full story...
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Shortage in nursing field

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Recruiting efforts are underway locally aimed at middle and high school students. Full story...
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Special wheelchair helps people with a disability enjoy the beach

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videoWalking out on the beach may be easy for most people, but for those living with a disability, it can be difficult to have the same experience. Full story...
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Rabies Vaccinations

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According to the World Health Organization, rabies kills 55,000 people worldwide each year but getting pets vaccinated for rabies can reduce that number. Full story...
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Southeastern Center's area director retiring

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videoThe man in the middle of Southeastern Center's mental health budget crisis says he is stepping down. Full story...
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Riding camp helps those with disabilities

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videoThe YMCA is trying out a new summer program. A camp aimed not only at having fun, but helping others, too. Full story...
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Leland church hosting free health care event

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A church in Leland has an opportunity for local families to save money. Full story...
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