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Atrium Health to settle federal antitrust suit over health care costs

The 2016 antitrust lawsuit filed against Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, alleged that the multi-billion-dollar hospital chain illegally reduced competition in the Charlotte health care market.

CMS to give more specifics in schools’ lead water test results

Parents and community members want to know which specific water sources have tested high in lead – not just which schools.

NFL awards more than $35 million to multiple schools, including UNC, to examine brain injuries in former NFL players

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Four people have died from the flu in NC so far this season

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Homeless in Charlotte seeking medical respite care after hospital stays

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Eye doctors on diabetic eye disease: ‘Eyes are the windows to our health’

November is Diabetic Eye Disease awareness month - and they point out eye exams are like physical for your eyes. You need one every year just like the one you get for the rest of your body. They say it's not optional and can really give alot insight to any underlying issues with your body.

Pain so excruciating, you want to die: A Big Island man who doctors suspect has ‘suicide disease’ seeks relief

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Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM): What it is and what to know about it

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Surgeon praises technique that combines breast removal, reconstruction: ‘It’s a huge advance’

A surgeon is Wilmington is praising a procedure that allows a woman with breast cancer to have her breasts removed and replaced in a single operation, instead of two procedures spread over the course of a year.

Hundreds visit Health Department for hepatitis A vaccination after potential exposure in SouthPark

On Friday, dozens of people who ate at the Village Tavern in SouthPark on Oct. 30 were vaccinated against Hepatitis A.

SC health officials confirm 2018′s first flu-related death of the season

SCDHEC confirmed the first flu-related death of the 2018 flu season on Thursday.

Hepatitis A case linked to popular SouthPark restaurant

“The Health Director will provide an update on hepatitis A in Mecklenburg County with details on a new case involving a local restaurant worker,” the Mecklenburg County Health Department said.

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