Updated: 03/17/2014 - North Carolina state health officials say their proposal to revamp Medicaid spending is realistic and achievable. Now they'll have to persuade enough legislators of the same things before it can be carried out.
Updated: 03/17/2014 - Dozens of North Carolina cities are working to cut down on prescription drug abuse by encouraging people to properly dispose of old drugs they don't need.
Updated: 03/10/2014 - The Naval Hospital Pharmacy in Jacksonville is being remodeled.
Updated: 03/07/2014 - Beef recalled earlier this year from a California meat producer may have reached 35 states and Guam, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
Posted: 03/05/2014 - A new European study found women who ate plenty of fruits and vegetables and drank lots of water were about 15% less likely to have premature babies than those who consumed more high fat, processed and sugary foods.
Posted: 03/05/2014 - The Obama administration will allow a two-year extension for people whose individual health insurance policies don't comply with requirements of the new health care law.
Posted: 02/27/2014 - Health officials in North Carolina say four people died last week from complications from the flu, the lowest weekly report since the start of 2014.
Posted: 02/24/2014 - Health department officials are investigating more than a dozen illnesses linked to a Union County doughnut shop.
Posted: 02/21/2014 - The Food and Drug Administration is seeking to revamp its 40-year-old system for regulating hundreds of over-the-counter drugs, saying the decades-old process is not flexible enough to keep pace with modern medical developments.