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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.

Mom gives birth in backseat of car

Nickolas Martin was set to get rid of his nine-year-old car, but now, it has sentimental value. It's where his son was born.

Expired drugs can be harmful

Expired drugs, whether prescription or over the counter, can be bad for your health. They can either degrade and become more harmful for a consumer or they can degrade and be less effective.

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Gov. Cooper to give COVID-19 update this afternoon

Gov. Roy Cooper is expected to give an update on the state's response to COVID-19.

Novant Health suspends hundreds of employees over COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Novant Health released an update on Tuesday on its mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program for employees.

North Carolina man accused of assaulting firemen during fire

Authorities have arrested a man who they say assaulted firefighters as they fought a fire at his North Carolina home.

Pet Pals: 6-month-old Pitbull is looking for his forever home

This week’s Pet Pal is a 6-month-old Pitbull named Prince and is in need of a forever home after being found as a stray.