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Regulators: Proof GenX carried in wind, falls in rain

North Carolina environmental regulators say they now have proof GenX is carried aloft by winds and falls to earth in rainwater miles from the chemical plant where it's made.
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Judge Lewis plans to file for reelection as cancer treatments progress

Brunswick County Resident Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis says she plans to file for reelection this summer as she continues her battle with cancer.
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FluMist set to return for next flu season

A US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee voted to recommend that FluMist be used during the 2018-19 season.

NC Blue Cross: Tax cut helps charities, rate hikes lessened

North Carolina’s largest health insurer says its windfall from the new federal tax cut will hold down rate increases in the future, but this year will give charities millions of dollars and pay employees a $1,000 bonus.

27 new flu deaths reported, bringing state’s total to 200 for season

State health officials announced Thursday that 27 more people died in the state in the last week because of the flu.
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GenX found in rainwater on UNCW campus

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has issued six violation notifications to Chemours in the past several months.

Infection causes strange behavior in children often misdiagnosed as mental illness

A North Carolina mother watched her daughter's personality change overnight - before the expensive medical bills and years of treatment.

North Carolina: Chemours chemical penalties delayed to stick

North Carolina environmental regulators are delaying penalties against a chemical company for discharging compounds with little-researched health but worrying effects until they're confident a case will stand up in court.

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