NC officials report that the state has detected NINE pediatric cases of mysterious hepatitis

NC officials report that the state has detected NINE pediatric cases of mysterious hepatitis

North Carolina has doubled its reported total of hepatitis cases, increasing its total from four to nine cases, as the mysterious infections continue to pop up around the country. State health officials reported the updated figures on Wednesday night, WRAL reports. North Carolina was among the first states to report a case of the disease … Read more

Atrium Health merging with Advocate Aurora Health

Atrium Health merging with Advocate Aurora Health

CHARLOTTE, NC (WGHP) — Healthcare giants Advocate Aurora Health and Atrium Health announced their merger on Wednesday. “The world of healthcare as we know it is changing at warp speed – and it is rapidly becoming more digital, personalized, scientific and complex,” said Eugene A. Woods, president and chief executive officer of Atrium Health. Wake … Read more

California declares seven cases of severe hepatitis after a child dies of suspected illness

California declares seven cases of severe hepatitis after a child dies of suspected illness

Seven more cases of severe hepatitis have been detected in California, and a child has died in Wisconsin, as the mysterious disease spreads throughout the country. California’s Department of Health said it had detected the cases in ‘young’ children, who had all been taken ill since October. It takes the US total for suspected hepatitis … Read more

Cancer vaccine using same tech as Covid jabs could be a ‘game-changer’, scientists say

Cancer vaccine using same tech as Covid jabs could be a 'game-changer', scientists say

Scientists are investigating whether a vaccine for cancer can be developed using the same mRNA technology as in COVID-19 jabs. A team at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, has begun testing jabs that can recruit the immune system to latch onto and kill cells that are replicating uncontrollably, stopping the disease in its tracks. … Read more

Garth Brooks coming to Bank of America Stadium in July

Garth Brooks coming to Bank of America Stadium in July

Legendary Country Music superstar Garth Brooks is coming back to the Carolinas.Brooks, who promoters described as “the most electrifying, explosive and mesmerizing musical force in North America,” will bring his powerhouse tour to Bank of America Stadium, in Charlotte, at 7 pm July 16.It’s the first time at the Home of the Panthers and the … Read more