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Man proves age is just a number, starts nursing school at 54

An Arkansas man has proven age is just a number when you're going for your dreams.

US vaping illness count jumps to 805, deaths rise to 12

Hundreds more Americans have been reported to have a vaping-related breathing illness, and the death toll has risen to 12, health officials said Thursday.

Woman blames nail salon after almost losing arm to flesh-eating bacteria

A Tennessee woman says she went to a nail salon to get a manicure, but left with a flesh-eating bacteria. She even claims the infection almost caused her to lose her hand.

Walmart’s Sam’s Club launches health care pilot to members

Walmart's Sam's Club is teaming up with several health care companies to offer discounts on routine care that customers might delay or skip because of the cost.

It’s a vegan world after all, at least at Disney parks

It's a vegan world after all, at least at Disney's U.S. theme parks.

Officials investigate possible meningitis case at NC college

Health officials in North Carolina are investigating a possible case of bacterial meningitis at Methodist University.

North Carolina AG praises law to end rape evidence backlog

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein says a new law to fund testing for sexual assault kits sitting in law enforcement evidence closets will put rapists in prison and ensure a backlog never happens again.

Uptick seen in rare mosquito-borne virus in some states including NC

The number of U.S. deaths and illnesses from a rare mosquito-borne virus are higher than usual this year, health officials report. Eastern equine encephalitis has been diagnosed in 21 people in six states, and five people have died. The infection is only being seen in certain counties within a small number of states.

Wilmington VA Clinic to host drive-thru flu clinic in October

Wilmington VA Health Care Center is dispensing drive thru flu vaccinations for veterans enrolled for VA healthcare in October.

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