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Staying safe while grilling

videoOnce you've got what you need to plan the perfect Fourth of July barbeque you need to think about proper food preparation to avoid food poisoning on the fourth. Now that you've stocked up on all of your Fourth of July necessities, it's time to get your cook-out rolling. But there are a couple safety tips you should keep in mind before grilling outside.

Family emergency closes local clinic but rumors point to financial trouble

A local health clinic is closed. Owners say it's temporary, but reports of ongoing financial problems have patients concerned.

Traveling health risks

videoHoliday travel is in full swing. If you are planning on heading out for the fourth of July, you may not know the health risks you are taking.

800-number helps smokers hit habit

After lung cancer took the life of an ABC network journalist, ABC aired a series with a kick-the-habit hotline. Afterwards, the program experienced a surge of callers.

Water in ear can lead to infection

If you're planning to hit the water this Fourth of July weekend here is a word of advice: getting water in your ears is not only annoying, it can lead to infection.

Mental health helps decrease Alzheimer’s risk

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive brain disorder that gradually destroys a person's memory and ability to learn, reason, make judgments, communicate and carry out daily activities.

Dental safety important for active kids

videoWith summer vacation in full swing kids are spending more time outside enjoying the weather, and that can lead to more trips to the emergency room. With all that increased activity comes a rise in the number of sports-related injuries among kids and teens.

Wednesday is National HIV Awareness Day

An HIV test is quick and painless. Currently there are over 50,000 people in North Carolina living with HIV and AIDS.

Study: Effects of anti-depressants on fetuses

Depression is a serious condition, particularly for women who are pregnant. But questions exist as to whether it's safe to take medication during pregnancy.

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New Hanover County health expert gives guidance on Halloween celebrations

On Tuesday the CDC released guidance on Halloween during COVID-19, discouraging families from trick-or-treating. Now a local health expert is weighing in.

Mother thankful for man who saved her 6-year-old son at Kure Beach

A day trip to Kure Beach nearly turned into a tragedy for one North Carolina family, but thanks to the quick actions of a good samaritan that wasn't the case. 

National Hispanic Heritage month and the Coronavirus

Every September 15-October 15, Americans celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, a time set aside to commemorate the histories, cultures, and contributions of the Latinx people. But this year, the Latinx community has had to adapt.

Judge hears lawsuit attempting to delay NHRMC sale

A judge is hearing the Save Our Hospital's request for a restraining order to delay the sale/partnership of NHRMC.