Tag:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Vaping ban could unleash new set of health concerns

    Doctors expect more people to die of vaping-related illnesses in North Carolina.  The first North Carolinian died of vaping-related lung illness at Cone Health in Greensboro on Thursday, Sept. 26. Vaping-related illnesses have hit the Tar Heel State hard. Though it has been spared the severity…

  • Sessions renews fight against opioids amid skepticism

    RALEIGH — It’s time to get aggressive in the fight against opioid addiction, said U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a Raleigh presentation on the nationwide opioid crisis. Sessions, the nation’s top law-enforcement officer, is a longstanding crusader in the war on drugs. Now he faces…