Health

Man battling stage 4 cancer wins lottery

Charlotte, NC (ABC) —  A man battling stage 4 cancer is now planning a dream trip with his wife after winning the lottery. According to the North Carolina Education lottery website, Richard Beare, of Charlotte, won 250 thousand dollars. it happened after his wife asked him to stop to get a Powerball ticket, but he actually won the money on…

Report: Fentanyl deaths in the US spiked 1,000 percent over 6 years

By Morgan Winsor  Deaths from the drug fentanyl in the United States climbed more than 1,000 percent from 2011 to 2016, according to a report released Thursday. The number of fatalities involving the powerful synthetic opioid was relatively stable in 2011 and 2012, with roughly 1,600 deaths each of those years. The number began to increase in 2013, reaching just over…

Sisters lost in woods for nearly two days survive cold, rain using survival skills

California (ABC News) — New details in what’s being called the “miracle survival” of two young sisters who were lost in the wild in Northern California left to their own devices for nearly two days. The two now speaking out, saying they were only looking for a bit of adventure. ABC’s Zachary Kiesch has the story. Categories: Health, National News…

New film coming to the Nickelodeon tackles mental illness

(Photo Courtesy: Tameika Isaac Devine) Columbia, SC (WOLO) — A screening of a new movie hopes to bring attention to mental health. According to organizers it will also give those in attendance the resources they need to better handle the reality of life with the illness by holding a question and answer period with a panel of mental health professionals….