Health
NC diners get hepatitis vaccine after ill worker
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 08/12/2011 - 7:16am.

Cumberland County health officials have administered more than 2,700 doses of hepatitis A immunizations after a worker at a local Olive Garden restaurant came down with the illness.

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New face of chimpanzee attack victim revealed
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/11/2011 - 12:39pm.

The new face of a Connecticut woman who was mauled by a chimpanzee two years ago has been revealed for the first time in photos showing a startling transformation.

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Boil water advisory issued for some Leland neighborhoods
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 2:18pm.

The water consumers of Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2GO, in Brunswick County are experiencing periods of low pressure and outages in the distribution system in the Old Town Subdivision, the areas affective are Albemarle Place, and North Olde Towne Wynd to Windsor Drive.

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NC Medicaid committee hears options for extra cuts
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 11:27am.

North Carolina's Medicaid agency is preparing to slash services and payments beyond the nearly $360 million cut that state budget writers ordered this year.

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State releases Titan draft air permit
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 10:41am.

The North Carolina Division of Air Quality has released a draft air permit for the planned Titan America cement plant in Castle Hayne.

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New worries about water contamination at NC site
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 10:11am.

Officials say groundwater contamination from a former textile plant in Fayetteville is three times deeper than they first thought.

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OSHA inspection finds safety problems at Bragg
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 6:17am.

The U.S. Labor Department has found more than 35 safety and health violations during a recent inspection at Fort Bragg, including some that exposed civilian workers to hazards such as power saw blades.

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36M lbs. of turkey recalled in salmonella outbreak
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/04/2011 - 7:45am.

Meat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of turkey after a government hunt for the source of a salmonella outbreak that has killed one person in California and sickened dozens more.

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New HIV infections in US hold steady at 50,000
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/03/2011 - 2:40pm.

A new government report shows the number of Americans infected with the AIDS virus each year has been holding steady at about 50,000.

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Vilsack: USDA working to ID tainted turkey source
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/03/2011 - 2:35pm.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the government hopes to find the source of a salmonella outbreak linked to ground turkey "very, very" soon.

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