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CDC sounds alarm over deadly drug-resistant salmonella

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.

Trump insists US has ‘very strong’ gun background checks

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.

New laws to protect animals in North Myrtle Beach

North Myrtle Beach city council members are taking steps to protect animals in the city.

Baby copperhead snakes will emerge soon in NC

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 recalls nearly 40,000 pounds of frozen chicken patties

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.

Gov’t wants a new 911-like number just for suicide hotline

With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach.

US makes new push for graphic warning labels on cigarettes

U.S. health officials are making a new attempt at adding graphic images to cigarette packets to discourage Americans from lighting up.

Six new operating rooms proposed in New Hanover County

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.

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