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New guidelines address rise in opioid use during pregnancy

The American Academy of Pediatrics says pregnant women with opioid addiction should have access to medication in new guidelines released Monday aimed at improving care for women and newborns affected by drug use.

Wilmington pediatrician addresses 90% COVID-19 spike in children

As some school districts in our state are getting ready to welcome back students next week, a new report shows an alarming increase in COVID-19 cases among children.

Don’t spank: Pediatricians warn parents of long-term harms

The nation's leading pediatricians' group has strengthened its advice against spanking and other physical punishment because of the potential for long-term harm.

Mother who refused to bring son’s vaccines to date gets 7 days in jail

Rebecca Bredow, of the Detroit area, has been sentenced to seven days in jail for refusing to bring her child's vaccinations up to date.

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New Hanover County Commissioners approve new $53 million government center

New Hanover County will be getting a new government center after a vote by county commissioners Tuesday evening.

Wilmington City Council approves WWII Heritage signs, Rail Trail master plan

The city famous for hosting the annual Azalea Festival received the distinction in 2020 of becoming America's first World War II Heritage City. Leaders voted Tuesday night to ensure anyone driving into the city is aware of that.

West Brunswick girls basketball falls to Ashley in season opener

The Ashley Screamin' Eagles used a 21 point halftime lead on Tuesday night to approve to 4-1 on the year beating West Brunswick, 68-44.

UNCW comeback falls short in back to back with Towson

Visiting UNCW stormed back from a 15-point deficit with five minutes left to pull within one possession, but came up short in a 78-74 loss as Towson swept an early-week Colonial Athletic Association series on Tuesday at SECU Arena.