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Doctor who survived COVID-19 bewildered by public disregard

Medical professionals in Alabama are witnessing two starkly different realities.

NHRMC Airlink to hold blood drive in Ogden

New Hanover Regional Medical Center's AirLink is partnering with American Red Cross to hold a blood drive on Thursday.

SC medical and nursing boards to issue emergency licenses

The South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners and the South Carolina Board of Nursing are utilizing procedures to temporarily license individuals in response to the coronavirus crisis.

Nebraska doctor lets patients pay for surgery by volunteering

With around 43 million Americans under 65 past-due on medical bills and yearly U.S. medical debt totaling $88 billion, one surgeon in Nebraska is offering to eliminate debt for his patients. As long as they agree to pay it forward.

Cases of new viral respiratory illness rise sharply in China

Chinese health authorities are urging people in the city of Wuhan to avoid crowds and public gatherings after warning that a new viral illness infecting hundreds of people in the country and causing at least nine deaths could spread further.

PPD takes another step toward going public

Privately owned PPD took another step toward becoming a publicly traded company Thursday when it filed with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to make an initial public offering of stock.

White House: Trump having tests as part of medical checkup

President Donald Trump was at Walter Reed National Medical Center on Saturday for what the White House said were medical tests as part of his annual physical.

County to hold public hearing on future of NHRMC

New Hanover County is offering residents a chance to weigh in on the future of healthcare in the region and the priorities that could help shape the future of New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

FDA chief: Federal government might step in if states don’t change lax vaccine laws

The head of the US Food and Drug Administration says that if states don't require more schoolchildren to get vaccinated, the federal government might have to step in.

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‘It’s different’: Short lines, no crowds for dozens of shoppers this Black Friday

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Despite the push to shop online this year, some big name stores in Wilmington opened their doors early Friday morning. It...

Agencies fight structure fire in Leland

Leland Fire/Rescue posted on their Facebook page that they are assisting the Winnabow volunteer fire company in putting out a fire on Town Creek Road in the area of Fennis Farm Road.

A slow night for Cape Fear businesses leading up to Black Friday

Thanksgiving has wrapped up across the Cape Fear and it was a slower than day for both local and retail businesses.

‘It’s a sacrifice but that’s part of the job’: How first responders celebrate Thanksgiving on the job

On Thanksgiving, many people spend time with their families, cooking, eating and being together. However, not everyone gets to do so, and are instead spending the holiday with their second families.