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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.

Medical expert says Glaxo threatened legal action when he questioned drug’s safety

A medical expert says the maker of the diabetes drug Avandia threatened him with legal action when he first raised questions about the drug's safety.

Local leaders take food stamp challenge

Could you survive on $21 a week for food? Cape Fear area leaders put food stamps to the test. Last Tuesday some local leaders began the "food stamp challenge."

Man develops breast cancer

The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2007, more than 2,000 new cases will be diagnosed among men in the US. While breast cancer is a hundred times more common in women, many people don't realize that men also have breast tissue and can develop breast cancer.

New information on treating breast cancer

It's a staggering number, but one in eight women will get breast cancer in her lifetime. There is new information on how to treat breast cancer. Doctors are finding that, in some cases, less is more.

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Local museum holding a monthlong diaper drive

Celebrating their 70th year as a museum, the Burgwin-Wright House is giving back to the community.

NC roadway considered one of the nation’s most scenic byways

The 31-mile corridor joins the Blue Ridge Parkway and four other North Carolina roads in getting All-American status.

SC man attacks girlfriend, sets fires over stimulus check

Ray Michael Bradford Jr., of Spartanburg, has been charged with attempted murder, three counts of arson, and malicious destruction of property.