CBS 17 reporter Kelly Kennedy will take a medical leave from WNCN in Raleigh to get treatment for invasive cervical cancer at Sloan Kettering in New York. Kennedy’s best friend died by suicide in June and her mother has breast cancer.
USDA Food Safety and Inspection issues a public health alert over a recall of romaine lettuce salad and wrap products at US Krogers, Trader Joe’s and Walgreens that may have Cyclospora parasite contamination.
Horseshoe crabs, which are “living fossils,” are cornerstones of the biomedical industry and of eel and whelk fishing. Their blue blood contains LAL, which is used to test injections and biomedical devices. Now researchers want to find ways to maintain their numbers.
Do you know the proper way to remove a tick that’s attached to your body? Despite what you may have been told when you were younger, smothering or burning ticks is not a good idea. The correct removal method is even easier.
20.6 veterans kill themselves every day and suicide prevention is now the VA’s No 1 priority. The Durham VA Health Care System and the Durham County Public Health Department held a forum on mental health.
An NCSU database lists 607 poisonous native and invasive plants in North Carolina. Here are some of the most dangerous and common outdoor plants on that list for humans and animals, including mushrooms, hemlock, oleander, poison oak and poison ivy.
There’s a reason Community Cafe’s prices are so low. Former participants at the rehab told Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting that many of the menu items were purchased with their food stamps.
Dozens of people in east Charlotte, North Carolina, are sick with shigella, a contagious infection spread through feces, after eating contaminated food at a potluck birthday party near the Forest Hills apartment complex.
A handwashing study by the US Department of Agriculture shows a vast majority, 97 percent of people aren’t cleaning hands properly before meals, which can lead to contamination of food and kitchen surfaces, and food sickness.