• This weekend Environmental Health staff worked hard to approve all the food vendors at the Wells Fargo PGA tournament. Thousands of individuals will be attending the tournament and staff have been working with the planners for over 6 months. Our staff will be on-site all week to ensure everyone is safe and healthy.

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  • New Hanover County Health Director Phillip Tarte will be live on WHQR at noon discussing the health of New Hanover County.

    On Thursday's CoastLine: What's killing people in New Hanover County? We'll explore that question with Public Health Director Phillip Tarte and find out

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  • Julia Phelps, Safe Kids Cape Fear, teaches how to make sure your car seat is installed correctly to keep your kids safe. https://www.youtube.com/embed/Zaq8-g3d0eU

    A one-year-old was the sole survivor of a fatal accident. The sergeant said the properly installed rear-facing car seat saved the child's life. Julia Phelps,...

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  • New Hanover is the 11th healthiest county in the state of North Carolina, according to an annual survey by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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  • Nothing gets a nutritionist more excited than fresh fruits and vegetables!! Nurtionist Audrey Hammonds and intern, Angela, just bought some fresh, local produce. #buylocal #nutritionmonth

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  • Advice on how to read nutrition labels.

    Get to know the basics of the Nutrition Facts Panel, and understand the parts and pieces, from serving size, total calories and fat to percent of Daily Values.

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  • Poison Prevention Week starts March 19. Julia Phelps, with Safe Kids Cape Fear, said kids get into things they should not. She offered a few tips to make sure your family stays safe.

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  • Who wants to see it snow this weekend?

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  • Some health experts worry about what this trend means for chronic disease linked to obesity. Others see an upside: Diets often fail, but a healthy body image can lead to healthy outcomes.

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