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Edwards announces details of health care overhaul plan

Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards wants to reduce the cost of health care by offering cash prizes in lieu of patents for certain breakthrough drugs.

FDA approves first over-the-counter diet pill

videoBig news for the tens of millions of people trying to lose weight: starting Friday a brand new weight loss drug will be available in drugstores. It's the very first FDA-approved weight loss drug sold over the counter.

Congress probes contaminated water legacy at Camp Lejeune

Former Marines convinced that contaminated water sickened their families at Camp Lejeune are demanding that Congress intervene while the military considers compensation claims.

Autism cause hard to pinpoint

As many as one in every 166 children in this country is diagnosed with autism, but medical researchers still know little about its cause. As the number of autism cases continues to rise, doctors still don't know why.

Past contaminated water at Lejeune suspected in death and illness

Thousands of Marines and their families went to serve their country at North Carolina's Camp Lejeune.

White party raises money for HIV, AIDS

If you were in downtown Wilmington Sunday night you may have seen a lot of people wearing white. If so, chances are, they were going to the second annual Coastal White Party.

Men and Breast Cancer

videoHarold Southerland's life changed dramatically in the last couple years. He was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 56. He hopes sharing his experience will help others.

Raleigh restaurant where mice found is reopened

A Raleigh restaurant closed on Tuesday when six live mice were found inside has reopened.

Synthetic hormone facilitates weight loss

A study released today found that an appetite hormone may help people lose weight. Researchers may have found a new way to use the body's natural hormones to help people battle the bulge.

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