Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 nationally.
April is National Autism Awareness Month and Dr. James DuRant, a developmental-behavioral pediatrician from Novant Health, joined Rising to tell us more about this disability and what we can do to be more aware of it.
Gaston County Police Animal Care and Enforcement has confirmed a raccoon tested positive for rabies.
A top Red Cross official said Friday he’s “more concerned than I have ever been” about the possible regional spread of the Ebola virus after a new spike in cases, as the World Health Organization met on whether to declare the outbreak in Congo an international health emergency.
New York City declared a public health emergency Tuesday over a measles outbreak centered in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community and ordered mandatory vaccinations in the neighborhood.
Atrium Health patients will now be able to use Amazon’s electronic personal assistant Alexa to not only locate the nearest urgent care and emergency department, but now will be able to reserve a spot at an urgent care location as well.
Spring is officially here and with it comes the beautiful flowers and longer days to enjoy the sunshine. On the flip side, this means the start of pollen season. For those with allergies, Dr. Tony has some tips on how to relieve those symptoms.
Spring has sprung for many and it’s time to air out the house, toss the closets and start plotting the yard work. For pet owners, it’s also the perfect time to take an accounting of furry and feathered loved ones.
CBD oil-infused gummy bears, lattes and other food, drinks and dietary supplements are selling quickly even though the U.S. government says they’re illegal and local authorities have forced some retailers to pull products.
U.S. health officials are investigating whether electronic cigarettes may trigger seizures in some people who use the nicotine-vaping devices.
With CBD showing up everywhere, U.S. regulators announced Tuesday they are exploring ways the marijuana extract could be used legally in foods, dietary supplements and cosmetics.
Worldwide, more than 10 million people are living with Parkinson’s disease. By 2020, nearly one million people will be living with the disease in the United States, which is more than the number of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy and Lou Gehrig’s disease combined.