RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislators are prepared to give the state Medicaid agency access to another $400 million through next month to close a shortfall and repay drug rebates to the federal government. [...]
Water tested from garden hoses contained three to nine times the safe levels of the toxic chemical BPA.
The CDC says public swimming pools are contaminated with fecal matter a majority of the time.
The federal government now wants stronger warnings on indoor tanning beds and more oversight.
The Centers for Disease Control is now calling not getting enough sleep “a public health epidemic.”
CBS Local Health News
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The state House wants to require North Carolina health insurance providers — including the plan for state employees and teachers — to cover the diagnosis and treatment of autism for children [...]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bill broadening restrictions on abortion through the federal health care law and so-called conscience protections has gained initial approval from the North Carolina House. The bill tentatively approved Wednesday outlaws [...]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation that attempts to prevent people from suing North Carolina food manufacturers, sellers and advertisers by claiming their products made them overweight has passed one General Assembly chamber. A majority in [...]
(CBS Charlotte) — There are currently around 120,000 people in the United States who are waiting to receive a donation that would not only change their lives, but it would also save their lives. Sadly, [...]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Health advocates say a North Carolina Senate bill would repeal hundreds of local and community college rules restricting smoking outdoors. The Senate Environment Committee passed a bill Tuesday that prohibits local [...]
(CBS Charlotte) — These days, most Americans are health conscious and try to eat the “right foods,” in addition to exercising regularly. A plethora of fast food chains around the nation have picked up on [...]
WebMD Health News
Taking antibiotics could relieve symptoms of chronic lower back pain, according to a new study.
Under the Affordable Care Act, people and small businesses will be able to purchase insurance through a Marketplace.
Mutations in certain genes raise the risk of breast cancer by as much as 80 percent, experts say.