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3 At Boy Scout Camp Have Swine Flu

Posted: 06/13/2009 - Authorities say three cases of swine flu have been reported at a Boy Scout camp in western North Carolina.

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Lejeune Water Study Says No Definite Disease Link

Updated: 06/13/2009 - A federal report says contaminated drinking water at a North Carolina Marine Corps base can't definitively be linked to health problems among people who lived there over a three-decade span.

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Tax On Health Benefits May Be Delayed Until 2013

Posted: 06/13/2009 - Legislation to be outlined next week in the Senate Finance Committee will likely include a new tax on workers with the costliest employer-provided health coverage, officials said Friday, but with implementation delayed until 2013 to minimize any political fallout.

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Swine Flu Case Confirmed In Pitt County

Updated: 06/12/2009 - The county health department says they received word from the state lab that the adult has tested positive for the virus.

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House Vote Could Send FDA Tobacco Bill To Obama

Posted: 06/12/2009 - Smoking foes see a turning point in their long battle against the tobacco industry as Congress prepares to send President Barack Obama a bill giving the government broad authority to determine how cigarettes will be made, marketed and sold.

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Beef Sold In North Carolina Recalled

Updated: 06/11/2009 - A South Carolina meat processor has recalled some beef products because of possible contamination by E. coli bacteria.

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Applesauce Recall

Updated: 06/11/2009 - The products were sold at 45 stores in Hampton Roads and Richmond, Va., and Elizabeth City, N.C.

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Beef Product Recall

Posted: 06/11/2009 - A company has recalled 75 pounds of beef trim products sold in North and South Carolina.

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Porn Star Tests Positive For HIV

Posted: 06/11/2009 - The case is the first publicly confirmed HIV infection in the US industry since 2004 when an HIV outbreak shut down porn production for a month.

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Kroger Recalls Store Brand Wings In 2-Pound Bags

Posted: 06/11/2009 - Kroger has recalled 32-ounce bags of Kroger fully cooked Buffalo-style chicken wings because of incorrect package labeling that could endanger people with certain allergies.

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Senate To Vote On FDA Power To Regulate Tobacco

Posted: 06/11/2009 - The senate is set to pass a tobacco bill today that would give the FDA the ability to regulate the sale, manufacturing, and marketing of tobacco products.

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Health Care Overhaul

Posted: 06/09/2009 - Officials say top democrats in the house are Circulating health care proposals that would require you to purchase health insurance if you can afford it, and slap a fine on those who refuse.

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Obama Team Plans More Active Role On Health Care

Posted: 06/07/2009 - The White House, backing away from President Barack Obama's "it's-all-on-the-table" approach initially advocated, prepared to get louder and more involved in the details of a health care overhaul that officials once were content to leave to Congress, administration officials said Saturday.

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Walk For AIDS Relief

Updated: 06/07/2009 - Nearly 500 people went for a walk or jog Saturday in Greenville and it was all for a good cause.

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Man, Age 93, Drives Car Into WalMart

Posted: 06/06/2009 - Police in Massachusetts say a car being driven by a 93-year-old man plowed through the front entrance of a Wal-Mart, ending up about 25 feet inside the store.

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Kennedy Bill Would Make Employers Provide Care

Posted: 06/06/2009 - Employers would be required to offer health care to employees or pay a penalty — and all Americans would be guaranteed health insurance — under a draft bill circulated Friday by Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's health committee.

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