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Study: Half of Americans use swimming pools as communal bath tub

Summer is nearly here, but before you go jumping in the public pool, you might want to think twice! 

Study: Ride-sharing cars carry more germs than toilet seats

Catching an Uber or Lyft has become ultra convenient for millions of Americans. But you should know, you’re likely jumping into the backseat of a ride filled with germs.

Airport security trays carry more germs than toilets, study finds

Next time you go through airport security, you may want to wash your hands afterwards.

Nasty germs may be lurking in your hotel swimming pool

With summer almost upon us, health officials are warning Americans to take precaution against nasty germs that could be lurking in swimming pools. 

Journeys with germs: What are the dirtiest things on an airplane?

There's no better way to test your body's immune system than by subjecting it to air travel.

HEALTH WATCH: Kitchen competes with bathroom for dirtiest room in house

When it comes to germs, the kitchen competes with the bathroom as the dirtiest place in your home.

10,000 germ species live in and on healthy people

They live on your skin, up your nose, in your gut. If you collected all the bacteria and other microbes you have, they could weigh, amazingly, a few pounds.

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Wilmington start-up gets $276K research grant for device to help recovering opioid users

A Wilmington-based start up company has joined the fight against opioid addiction, and celebrated one of its first milestones Thursday.

Local seniors to be featured in Wilmington ’60 strong’ Calendar

In a partnership with Wilmington Health, 12 seniors from across the area have been chosen to appear as pin ups in the 2021 Wilmington 60 Strong Calendar. 

Local protesters march for ‘justice’ and ‘change’ after ruling in Breonna Taylor’s death

There were protests in Louisville and across the country overnight following the ruling in the death of Breonna Taylor. A protest is happening in downtown Wilmington.

Trump promoting health care ‘vision’ in swing state NC

President Donald Trump is laying out his health care agenda Thursday amid a global pandemic and growing uncertainty about the future of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama-era law he vowed to replace with a much better plan, but never did.