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Panthers QB Newton to have surgery on foot next week

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will have surgery on his injured left foot next week, interim coach Perry Fewell said on Wednesday.

Trump administration tightens food stamp work requirements

Hundreds of thousands of Americans who rely on the federal food stamp program will lose their benefits under a new Trump administration rule that will tighten work requirements for recipients.

Permanent hair dye and straighteners may increase cancer risk

The use of hair dye and chemical hair straighteners may be associated with a higher risk of breast cancer, according to a new study.
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Woman fighting insurance company ‘penalized for having breast cancer’

Mammograms can save lives, but CBS News has learned in some cases, insurance companies are refusing to cover them – even for breast cancer survivors.

New Hanover County asks for input on possible e-cigarettes, tobacco ban

New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board will soon consider a plan than would prohibit e-cigarettes and tobacco use at county, city, and even public places.

Jimmy Carter hospitalized for urinary tract infection

A spokeswoman for Jimmy Carter says the former U.S. president is already feeling better after being treated for a urinary tract infection.

Marijuana vaping busts on rise; over 500K seized in 2 years

As health officials scrutinize marijuana vaping, it’s increasingly on law enforcement’s radar, too.

Oldest living American dies at age 114

The oldest living American, Alelia Murphy of New York, has died at 114.

Health officials report 1 flu death for previous week

North Carolina has recorded another flu-related death, bringing the total so far this season to three.

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