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Tuesday, June 22, 2021


FDA approves PTSD sleep device for nightmares

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration believes a mobile app could help people with terrifying nightmares.

ENC veteran runs 100 miles with coffin to raise PTSD awareness

An eastern North Carolina veteran is in the process of running 100 miles in a little over 24 hours in honor of Veterans Day.

Officer designs new shoe to help first responders battling PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder comes in many forms and affects many people differently. It most commonly impacts those who put their own lives on the line to keep people safe.

In ‘lawless’ world of service dogs, many families suffer

All the counseling, therapy and medication did little to ease 9-year-old Sobie Cummings' crippling anxiety and feelings of isolation. And so a psychiatrist suggested that a service dog might help the autistic child connect with other kids.

Mom of 5 donates uterus to another woman after years of infertility setbacks

Aprill Lane suffered through years of infertility struggles in the process of becoming a mom to five kids, ages 7 and under.

Wilmington veterans react to California bar shooting

Two days after 12 people lost their lives at the hands of a Marine Corps veteran in California, some are wondering if post traumatic stress disorder is to blame.

Burgaw man uses farming as therapy for veterans

A Burgaw man has started a nonprofit that aims to support veterans by using farming as a form of therapy.

Police experts urge intensive training if teachers are armed

The idea of arming teachers to take out a shooter is alarming some law enforcement experts, who say it takes more than just being a good shot at a gun range.

Veterans are key as surge of states OK medical pot for PTSD

It was a telling setting for a decision on whether post-traumatic stress disorder patients could use medical marijuana.

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Target plans for zero waste, emissions by 2040

Retail giant Target is pledging to reach zero waste and emissions by 2040.

COVID-19 Vaccine Summer Card Incentive Pays Off, Expands to Cape Fear

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is expanding the number of locations providing $25 Summer Cards to offset the time and transportation costs of getting vaccinated.

AMC Theatres celebrate cinema week with all you can eat popcorn

In celebration of Cinema Week, AMC is firing up its popcorn machines and inviting guests to arrive hungry, as moviegoers can enjoy “All You Can Eat” popcorn with the purchase of any size popcorn beginning today. 

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.