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Consumer

Beech-Nut recalls baby food products for potential glass pieces

Beech-Nut recalls baby food products for potential glass piecesBeech-Nut is recalling approximately 1,920 pounds of baby food products that may be contaminated with small pieces of glass.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Technology

App shows what you'd look like after weight loss

App shows what you'd look like after weight lossSometimes a little a shove in the right direction is enough to get you on your way.
  • Technology
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Regional

32-year-old mother of 4 dies at marathon finish line

32-year-old mother of 4 dies at marathon finish lineA community is mourning the loss of 32 year old Amanda Peake Glover, who died after running a half marathon in Columbia over the weekend.
  • Regional
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

'Get Fit in '15' kicks off free daily fitness classes

'Get Fit in '15' kicks off free daily fitness classesThe beautiful weather Saturday morning brought dozens of people to Romare Bearden Park in uptown Charlotte to kick off Mecklenburg County's summer fitness program.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

Listeria in hummus prompts national recall by Sabra

Listeria in hummus prompts national recall by SabraThe presence of potentially deadly listeria in several samples of hummus has prompted a national recall of 30,000 cases of hummus.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Life

Girl turns to Zumba to raise money for sister's lung transplant

Girl turns to Zumba to raise money for sister's lung transplantA young woman from Denver, North Carolina sits in Raleigh waiting for a double lung transplant, and her little sister is helping raise money for her medical expenses.
  • Life
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

Some online breast milk might contain cow's milk

Some online breast milk might contain cow's milkHuman breast milk has been sold online for years, and health experts have warned about possible dangers. Now they have a new warning: Some of the milk for sale isn't strictly human — it's been topped off with cow's milk.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Ranks of drug-addicted babies growing in SW Florida

Ranks of drug-addicted babies growing in SW FloridaThe number of babies born hooked on painkillers at Lee County hospitals rose to a record high in 2014, despite a years-long public education campaign to thwart the problem and a state crackdown on so-called pill mills.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Study: no link between suicide and serving in or near war zones

Study: no link between suicide and serving in or near war zonesA massive study of 3.9 million U.S. troops who served during the first six years after 9/11 shows no link between being deployed in or near a war zone and a high risk of suicide.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

One-in-five suffer 'exploding head syndrome'

One-in-five suffer 'exploding head syndrome'One-in-five suffer 'exploding head syndrome'
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

Huntersville farm offers community for traumatic brain injury survivors

Huntersville farm offers community for traumatic brain injury survivorsHuntersville is home to Hinds' Feet Farm. It's one of just 20 post-rehabilitation centers for people who've suffered a traumatic brain injury in the U.S.
  • Health
  • 4 weeks ago
Health

10 best tips to ease spring allergies

10 best tips to ease spring allergiesTemperatures rise, trees bloom and your nose starts to run.
  • Health
  • 4 weeks ago
Severe Weather

Worst of the pollen this season appears this week

Worst of the pollen this season appears this weekThe pollen numbers are expected to be in the high range for the next several days.
  • Severe Weather
  • 4 weeks ago
Ebola

Aid workers racing to defeat Ebola before the rains come

Aid workers racing to defeat Ebola before the rains comeAid workers are rushing into neighboring Guinea to try to stanch a worrisome rise in cases of the deadly Ebola virus, which has been slowed in Sierra Leone and been all but eradicated here.
  • Ebola
  • 1 month ago
Features

Mom's proud photo of 'flabby' bikini body goes viral

Mom's proud photo of 'flabby' bikini body goes viral"I have stretch marks and I wear a bikini."
  • Features
  • 1 month ago
Health

Dad eats daughter's pot brownies, thought he had stroke

Dad eats daughter's pot brownies, thought he had strokeA dad thought he was having a stroke after eating several brownies that his teenage daughter had baked the previous night.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Buddy Check

Novant's mobile mammography make seeing doctor convenient

Novant's mobile mammography make seeing doctor convenientNovant's mobile mammography make seeing doctor convenient
  • Buddy Check
  • 1 month ago
Health

SC warns residents about smoke from landfill fire

SC warns residents about smoke from landfill fireThe South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is warning those living in Lockhart that smoke from a nearby landfill fire can cause health concerns.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Health

Procedure offers permanent relief for chronic sinus infections

Procedure offers permanent relief for chronic sinus infectionsFor those whose allergies lead to chronic and acute sinusitis or sinus infections, traditional sinus surgery is often the only path to relief.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Health

Man calls 911 for wife having heart attack, told no ambulances

Man calls 911 for wife having heart attack, told no ambulancesIt could happen to you or to a loved one. You fear you're suffering from a heart attack. You call 911. You would think help is just minutes away. But in this case, you'd be wrong. The city of Cleveland's emergency response system failed an elderly Cleveland...
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Politics

NC lawmakers sidetrack bid to legalize medical marijuana

NC lawmakers sidetrack bid to legalize medical marijuanaNorth Carolina legislators are stopping efforts to legalize marijuana to treat medical conditions.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
NASCAR

J.D. Gibbs undergoing testing, treatment for brain issues

J.D. Gibbs undergoing testing, treatment for brain issuesD. Gibbs, the president of Joe Gibbs Racing and son of three-time Super Bowl champion Joe Gibbs, is beginning treatment for symptoms impacting areas of his brain function, the team announced Wednesday.
  • NASCAR
  • 1 month ago
Health

Mecklenburg County ranks No. 5 healthiest in North Carolina

Mecklenburg County ranks No. 5 healthiest in North CarolinaMecklenburg County ranks No. 5 healthiest in North Carolina
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Health

Non-prescription allergy relief: what you need to know

Non-prescription allergy relief: what you need to knowSpring has barely sprung, but in most of the country, spring allergy season — triggered by the first stirrings of tree pollen — is well under way.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Health

SC student dead after collapsing in classroom

SC student dead after collapsing in classroomA Westminster high school student who collapsed inside a classroom Thursday has died in the hospital, the Oconee County Coroner said.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

If you were breastfed, you'll end up earning more

If you were breastfed, you'll end up earning moreThe benefits of breastfeeding extend long beyond childhood, a decades-long study finds.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Biosafety experts worry CDC is 'losing credibility'

Biosafety experts worry CDC is 'losing credibility'The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which recently had lab mishaps involving some of the world's most dangerous pathogens, does "inadequate" training, lacks leadership commitment toward safety and has a significant percentage of staff who are...
  • Health
  • 1 month, 1 week ago