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6 NC hospital co-workers pregnant at the same time have their babies

Six nurses working in the same unit at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center who were pregnant at the same time, have new additions in their families.

Hospital: Doc gave near-death patients excessive pain meds

An intensive care doctor ordered "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" doses of pain medicine for at least 27 near-death patients in the past few years after families asked that lifesaving measures be stopped.

Hospital removes gender identification from bracelets

A hospital in central Oregon has made a small change that represented a huge difference for its transgender patients: It removed the gender designation from patient identification bracelets.

Girl sneaks $350 toy order on Amazon, mom then donates to hospital

Katelyn Lunt, a first-grader from Utah, recently ordered $350 worth of Barbies and a toy pony from her mother's Amazon account and now her mom is using it as a teachable moment.

NC mom sends warning after mosquito bite leaves 6-year-old in ICU

A North Carolina mother is sounding that warning as her son recovers from a potentially life threatening mosquito borne virus.

Six nurses in same NC hospital unit find out they’re pregnant

Six nurses in Winston-Salem, North Carolina are sharing a serendipitous connection.

Baby boom at Texas hospital: 48 babies born in 41 hours

The Fort Worth, Texas hospital has never been as full as it has in the last 41 hours. And, the halls have never been so busy.

US hospitals grapple with prolonged injected opioid shortage

There is another opioid crisis happening in the U.S., and it has nothing to do with the overdose epidemic: Hospitals are frequently running out of widely used injected painkillers.

Doctor suspended after caught on video taunting patient

A California doctor suspended after video shows her taunting a patient.

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BB&T Jambaree cancelled for third year in a row

It's the second year in a row it is cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.