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Tougher Food Safety Standard

Posted: 07/08/2009 - After massive food recalls involving peanut butter, tomatoes, jalapeno peppers, beef and even cookie dough, the government is announcing ways it will strengthen food safety standards.

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Health Care Cuts In The East

Updated: 07/07/2009 - It appears to be a difficult future ahead for one health department in the east.

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Elderly Twins Found Dead After Heat Wave

Posted: 07/04/2009 - Eighty-two-year-old identical twin sisters were found dead in their San Antonio, Texas home after the city sweltered through days of 100-degree heat.

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Companies Recall Products Linked To Milk Processor

Posted: 07/03/2009 - A big recall is under way across the country for nonfat dry milk, cocoa and other products linked to a possible salmonella contamination at a Minnesota processing plant.

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Kids And Fireworks Injuries

Posted: 07/03/2009 - Planning on setting off fireworks this 4th of July weekend? If so, parents listen up. If you have a boy between the ages of 10 and 14, you should know he fits the profile for kids most likely to be injured by fireworks.

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Neuse River Fish Kill

Posted: 07/02/2009 - About 50,000 fish went belly up in the Neuse River in Craven County Thursday.

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New Warning For Anti-Smoking Drugs

Posted: 07/02/2009 - FDA officials say a new warning will be added to Chantix and Zyban, highlighting the increased risk for changes in behavior, depressed mood, hostility and suicidal thoughts.

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Bill To Release More On NC Patient Deaths Approved

Posted: 07/01/2009 - The General Assembly has given Gov. Beverly Perdue legislation she sought that's designed to release more information about deaths at North Carolina state mental hospitals.

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Fox Tests Positive For Rabies

Updated: 07/01/2009 - Barbara Wagoner says she called police when she noticed that the animal in her yard was a fox and showed visual signs of sickness.

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12-Foot Python Strangles Little Girl

Posted: 07/01/2009 - Authorities say a 12-foot pet Burmese python broke out of its terrarium in a central Florida home and strangled a 2-year-old girl.

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FDA Panel Recommends Smaller Doses Of Painkillers

Posted: 07/01/2009 - Government experts say prescription drugs like Vicodin and Percocet that combine a popular painkiller with stronger narcotics should be eliminated because of their role in deadly overdoses.

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FDA Increases Pain Reliever Warnings

Posted: 06/30/2009 - Government experts are scheduled to vote today on whether Nyquil and other combination cold medications should be pulled from the market to help curb deadly overdoses.

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Surprising Number Of Teens Think They'll Die Young

Posted: 06/29/2009 - New research suggests a surprising number of teenagers -- nearly 15 percent -- think they're going to die young, leading many to drug use, suicide attempts and other unsafe behavior.

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Second NC Swine Flu Death

Posted: 06/26/2009 - A Greensboro-based hospital system says a second patient there has died in association with the swine flu.

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Analysis: Liberals Prod Obama On Their Health Bill

Updated: 06/26/2009 - President Barack Obama has learned the lessons of Bill Clinton's failed bid to overhaul the nation's health care system. Too well, in fact, say fellow Democrats angry over his refusal to intervene while a conservative proposal advances in the Senate.

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Slowdown In Once-Booming Organics Troubles Farmers

Posted: 06/26/2009 - The organic dairy industry was thriving when Allen and Jean Moody bought a 200-acre Wisconsin dairy farm in 2006 and joined the ranks of farmers churning out milk raised without growth hormones, pesticides or other chemicals.

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Fan Give Away

Posted: 06/25/2009 - As we head into the first official weekend of the summer we're in for some hot temperatures. And for senior citizens without air conditioning that can be a deadly combination.

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