Posted: 02/13/2014 - ONWASA says tri-halo-methanes, or THM's, tested too high for EPA drinking standards at the end of 2013. The standard is 80 parts per a billion and the sample was 84 parts per a billion.
Posted: 02/13/2014 - Researchers say women have a higher risk of blood clots for 12 weeks after childbirth, twice as long as has been believed.
Posted: 02/11/2014 - Chick-fil-A says its plans to serve only chicken raised without antibiotics within the next five years.
Posted: 02/10/2014 - Kraft is removing artificial preservatives from its most popular individually wrapped cheese slices.
Posted: 02/09/2014 - Republican governors scored easy political points by rejecting President Barack Obama's plan to enroll more poor people in government health insurance.
Posted: 02/09/2014 - Nearly 9 million pounds of meat products has been recalled by a California company that processed "diseased and unsound animals," according to federal regulators.
Posted: 02/09/2014 - Hundreds of people with HIV/AIDS in Louisiana trying to obtain coverage under President Barack Obama's health care reform are in danger of being thrown out of the insurance plan they selected in a dispute over federal subsidies and the interpretation of federal rules about preventing Obamacare fraud.
Updated: 02/05/2014 - CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide.
Posted: 02/03/2014 - A new report says the U.S. abortion rate has declined to its lowest level since 1973, and the number of abortions fell by 13 percent between 2008 and 2011.
Posted: 01/30/2014 - According to the Journal of American Medicine, if you are out of shape, you're 30 times more likely to have a heart attack from sudden strenuous activity.
Posted: 01/25/2014 - The company at the center of the West Virginia water crisis immediately knew a second chemical leaked from its plant into the Elk River, and told its workers in an email, according to a state environmental official.
Posted: 01/25/2014 - While “food addiction” is somewhat controversial, a new study is shedding some light on women who may actually fit the profile of an addict, rather than simply liking chips and dip.
Posted: 01/25/2014 - The Supreme Court extended a hold Friday on a part of the Obamacare contraceptive requirement that applies to groups with religious affiliations.
Updated: 01/24/2014 - After 20 years, the nutrition facts label on the back of food packages is getting a makeover.
Posted: 01/23/2014 - The foundation backed by North Carolina's largest health insurer is putting another $3 million into helping more children in child care to eat healthy and exercise.
Updated: 01/23/2014 - For the first time, child car seats would have to protect children from death and injury in side-impact crashes, under regulations proposed today by the government.
Posted: 01/23/2014 - Trying to conceive a kid who's a chip off the old block? A newly published study out of Australia suggests that prospective fathers trim off excess love handles after finding that paternal obesity at the time of conception can likewise predispose offspring to becoming overweight.
Posted: 01/22/2014 - More than 3,200 North Carolina state employees have received pay increases from a special fund created by the General Assembly to adjust salaries to retain workers in high-demand fields and for increased job responsibilities.
Posted: 01/22/2014 - Playtex is recalling 1.4 million pacifier holders because of concern that a small child could choke if a part of the clip broke off.
Posted: 01/22/2014 - Cold and flu drugs that bring down fevers and help patients feel better could be helping the spread of influenza, researchers reported on Tuesday.