Home Health Watch
A deadly strain of salmonella that has sickened more than 250 people may not respond to the antibiotics commonly prescribed to treat the food borne infection, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
President Donald Trump is insisting that the U.S. already has "very, very strong background checks" for gun purchases. It's the latest sign that he is backing away from throwing his political support behind changes to the system that are opposed by the powerful gun lobby.
North Myrtle Beach city council members are taking steps to protect animals in the city.
Experts said August is hatching time for the venomous snakes, and this year's hotter-than-normal temperatures means the babies will be emerging even earlier. Copperheads are ovoviviparous--meaning their babies hatch from eggs that incubate inside the mother's body. The babies are then born live.
Tyson Foods Inc. has recalled nearly 40,000 pounds of Weaver brand frozen chicken patties that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach.
U.S. health officials are making a new attempt at adding graphic images to cigarette packets to discourage Americans from lighting up.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a public hearing to develop new operating rooms in response to a need determination in the 2019 State Medical Facilities Plan for six operating rooms in New Hanover County.