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Woman recovering after rare windpipe transplant from donor

Doctors say a woman is breathing freely again after undergoing a windpipe transplant from a donor.

FDA OKs first new ADHD drug in over a decade for children

U.S. regulators have approved the first new drug in over a decade for children with ADHD, which causes inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity.

Prayer vigil planned for stricken rapper DMX

A prayer vigil is planned outside the suburban New York hospital where rapper DMX remains on life support following a heart attack.

One Love Tennis shares health update on Coach Lenny Simpson after suffering stroke

Lenny Simpson, former tennis pro and founder of One Love Tennis in Wilmington, is recovering after suffering a stroke a few weeks ago.

Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine protects younger teens

The announcement Wednesday marks a step toward possibly beginning shots in this age group before the next school year.

Sen. Thom Tillis to undergo surgery for prostate cancer

North Carolina Senator (R) Thom Tillis says he has prostate cancer.

New Zealand approves paid leave after miscarriage or stillbirth

New Zealand is moving ahead on a plan to give couples who suffer a miscarriage or stillbirth three days of paid leave.

Can NC employers legally require COVID-19 vaccinations? Experts weigh in

Many employers in North Carolina can legally require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Patient enrollment begins for NC Medicaid managed care shift

North Carolina’s Medicaid recipients now can decide which health plan they’ll use for medical services when a system overhaul goes online July 1.

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Man dies in single vehicle accident on Highway 17

The accident occurred on Saturday, Apr. 10, around 1 p.m. roughly two miles south of Bolivia.

Sixth person shot in York County mass shooting dies at hospital

His family reported Friday that Shook was out of surgery and stable, but wasn’t out of the woods quite yet. Hours later, the coroner’s office released the news that Shook has lost his battle.

The Salvation Army holds spring fundraiser during the Azalea Festival

This is the second year the Salvation Army of the Cape Fear Women's Auxiliary is not holding its annual "Spring Fling", traditionally held during the Azalea Festival, and like last year, it's been canceled because of the pandemic.

NHRMC and Novant Health partner with Cape Fear Habitat to build their 11th home

Novant health and New Hanover Regional Medical Center partnering with Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity to sponsor a home for a local mother of two .