Posted: 11/10/2013 - A diet pill is being recalled because of links to liver damage.
Posted: 11/08/2013 - Some parents are scratching their heads over less restrictive head lice policies that allow children with live bugs in their hair to return to the classroom.
Posted: 11/05/2013 - Federal regulators say they're issuing new rules aimed at making flying easier for passengers with disabilities.
Posted: 11/05/2013 - A new analysis estimates that nearly 700,000 North Carolina residents will be eligible for tax breaks that cut the cost of buying private health insurance on the new marketplaces run by the federal government.
Posted: 10/31/2013 - A majority of Americans – 52 percent – believe the health care law needs either a major overhaul or to be completely eliminated, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds.
Posted: 10/31/2013 - The NAACP held a rally Wednesday in Belhaven in Beaufort County regarding the closure of the Vidant Pungo Hospital and replacing it with a 24-hour clinic.
Updated: 10/30/2013 - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says she's sorry consumers have wasted so much time dealing with technical problems on the Obama administration's health insurance website.
Updated: 10/29/2013 - With website woes ongoing, the Obama administration Monday granted a six-week extension until March 31 for Americans to sign up for coverage next year and avoid new tax penalties under the president's health care overhaul law.
Posted: 10/28/2013 - Gov. Pat McCrory says he's not interested in bringing North Carolina legislators back to Raleigh to consider expanding Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul law.
Posted: 10/26/2013 - President Barack Obama's weekend media message is about the troubled health care website and he's asking people to give it a chance as experts work to fix it.
Posted: 10/26/2013 - Taylor Farms is recalling broccoli salad and slaw sold across 25 eastern and southern states because they contain ingredients that may be contaminated with Listeria.
Posted: 10/25/2013 - It will take a lot of work, but "HealthCare.gov is fixable," declared Jeffrey Zients, a management consultant brought in by the White House. By the end of next month, he said, there will be many fewer signup problems - but he stopped short of saying problems will completely disappear.
Posted: 10/24/2013 - That's because, for one evening, the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the president's official residence was lit up in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Updated: 10/24/2013 - Thousands of pounds of meat products are being recalled Wednesday, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Updated: 10/22/2013 - Gov. Pat McCrory says new federal regulations could force North Carolina to expand Medicaid eligibility to more low-income people under the Affordable Care Act, despite being one of 26 Republican-led states to reject doing so.
Posted: 10/20/2013 - The last piece of legislation President John F. Kennedy signed marks its 50th anniversary Oct. 31, the transformative Community Mental Health Act.
Posted: 10/15/2013 - When the world’s first test-tube baby made her debut 35 years ago, the event seized headlines.