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McCrory Wants More Money For NC Medical Examiners

Updated: 05/26/2014 - Gov. Pat McCrory and several lawmakers are promising to review how deaths are investigated in North Carolina and whether the state's medical examiner system needs additional money.

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Kraft Recalls 1.2 Million Cases Of Cottage Cheese

Posted: 05/18/2014 - Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 1.2 million cases of several brands of cottage cheese products because they have been stored improperly and might cause illness.

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Illinois Man Is Third U.S. MERS Infection, CDC Says

Posted: 05/18/2014 - A business associate of the man who brought the first case of a mysterious Middle East virus to the U.S. has also tested positive for the disease, though he showed no signs of illness, federal health officials said Saturday.

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First US MERS Patient Leaves Hospital

Posted: 05/10/2014 - The first American to be diagnosed with the mysterious Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus (MERS) has left the hospital in good health, hospital officials said Friday.

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VA Secretary Shinseki Refuses To Resign

Updated: 05/09/2014 - Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is brushing aside calls for his resignation in the wake of reports of 40 deaths because of delayed treatment at a Phoenix VA hospital.

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Indiana Health Officials: MERS Patient Improving

Posted: 05/04/2014 - A man hospitalized in Indiana with the first U.S. case of a mysterious virus that has sickened hundreds in the Middle East is improving, state health officials said Saturday.

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State Of The Air Report

Posted: 04/30/2014 - The American Lung Association's annual "state of the air" report finds particle pollution is down thanks to cleaner diesel fuel and power plants.

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Christian Broadcaster Wins Health Care Injunction

Updated: 04/18/2014 - Christian radio broadcaster James Dobson has won a temporary injunction preventing the federal government from requiring his ministry to include the morning-after pill and other emergency contraception in its health insurance.

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Winning The War With Picky Eaters

Posted: 04/17/2014 - Getting children to eat their vegetables has always been a battle, but dietitians insist that this battle is well worth the trouble.

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USDA Says NC Health Agency Met Food Stamp Deadline

Posted: 04/16/2014 - The federal government is satisfied that North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services has met the final deadline to whittle down its backlog of food stamp applications at local social service offices.

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Kathleen Sebelius Resigning As Health & Human Services Secretary

Updated: 04/11/2014 - President Barack Obama praised outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for helping to steer his health care law's comeback after a rocky rollout, even as he nominated a successor aimed at helping the White House move past the political damage.

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Haw River Among Top 10 Endangered

Posted: 04/09/2014 - A national conservation group has named two rivers in the Carolinas as among the nation's 10 most endangered.

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SC Woman Gets 20 Years In Breast Feeding Overdose

Posted: 04/05/2014 - A judge sentenced a South Carolina woman to 20 years in prison Friday for killing her 6-week-old daughter with what prosecutors say was an overdose of morphine delivered through her breast milk.

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