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Studies: Surgery can put diabetes into remission

New research provides clear proof that weight-loss surgery can reverse and possibly cure diabetes. Doctors say it should be offered sooner to more people with the disease - not just as a last resort.

Miracle diet pill? A safe drug is elusive

The battle of the bulge has been a big, fat failure for US drugmakers. But that hasn't stopped them from trying.

Subway’s Jared talks to students about healthy living

Jared Fogle, the man made famous by losing weight on "The Subway Diet" visited Wilmington today to talk to kids about eating right and exercising.

Salads are nice, but burgers are what really sell

Americans talk skinny but eat fat. No matter that First Lady Michelle Obama has been on a crusade for a year and a half to slim down the country. Never mind that some restaurants have started listing calories on their menus. Forget even that we keep saying we want to eat healthy. When Americans eat out, we order burgers and fries anyway.

Chain restaurants will make kids menus healthier

Parents seeking healthier restaurant meals for their kids are about to get options - lots of them.

Schools may ban chocolate milk over added sugar

As concern grows about child obesity, more people are asking why sugary flavored milk remains a staple of school lunches across the country.

Number of obese children in NC continues to rise

videoMore than 17 percent of children in North Carolina are obese, and according to local pediatricians that number continues to rise.

Obesity on the rise in North Carolina

videoObesity rates throughout the country are up once again. It seems North Carolina is doing more than its part to keep up with the trend.

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Kidder Street Shooting: Multiple people fired 20+ shots as partygoers celebrated birthday

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Gov. Cooper lifts capacity & social distancing rules, and most mask mandates

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday announced that the state is completely lifting all mandatory capacity, gathering limits and social distancing requirements, effective immediately.

Vandenberg Air Force Base to be renamed Space Force Base

California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base will be renamed as a U.S. Space Force Base.