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By Nia Harden, WRAL reporter, and Jessica Patrick, multiplatform producer Fayetteville, N.C. — Cape Fear Valley Health is reporting a significant drop in the number of people scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Weeks ago, it could be difficult to find a vaccine. Now, although vaccines are available to all adults in North Carolina, fewer people appear …

Coronavirus Health experts are warning the public not to relax too much in the fight against the coronavirus. While case rates are lower and more vaccinations take place daily, some states are rolling back health orders and new, more contagious virus variants are appearing. Some leaders fear the U.S. could be facing another coronavirus case …

I’m thinking if they can get you over your fear of heights, then why not every other fear, too? I can certainly see how such an app would be just as successful in helping with claustrophobia (fear of tight spaces), ophidiophobia (fear of snakes), aviophobia (fear of flying) and gephyrophobia (fear of crossing over bridges), but …

My gal has long been afraid of heights. Nothing unusual there; 5% of the population suffers from acrophobia, an extreme or irrational fear of heights. So, what did she do about it? She decided to go out and paint the exterior of our two-story house, including the uppermost spot, which required that she scale an …

DENVER (KDVR) — Long before a violent mob swept through the nation’s capital, public health workers in Colorado could feel rising tensions. Not because of the election, but because of the politics of COVID, which has led to hostility toward some public health experts from anti-maskers and others due to COVID-related restrictions. “They are acting …

Love Pop Music? Get the latest Pop Music news, features, updates and giveaways straight to your inbox Learn more JOIN It’s been four long years since Paramore unveiled their last full-length offering, the 80s’ indebted masterpiece, After Laughter. Despite the absence of new music Hayley Williams is adamant that the Paramore are not breaking up. …

The novel coronavirus outbreak Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, speaks during a news conference on Thursday, November 19. Birx became the first official with the White House Coronavirus Task Force to speak at a briefing while wearing a face mask. The novel coronavirus outbreak Medical workers and patients are seen Wednesday, …

You can still celebrate Halloween, but COVID-19 safeguards can’t take a break We say “trick or treat,” but don’t we really mean just a treat, please? A hundred years ago, Halloween in the U.S., if it was marked at all, was a kind of low-grade game, with homeowners turning over tasty delights so youngsters wouldn’t …

“This is a deadly pandemic. This is a deadly virus. The messaging that President Trump gave to America and the world when he left the hospital about there is no need to be afraid of this virus is probably the most reckless and deadly piece of information I have ever heard,” Dr. Rick Bright told …

At a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site set up at Sanford High School on Friday, a student places a nasal swab into a vial held by a member of the Promerica Health staff. The Maine Department of Health and Human Services set up the mobile testing site at the school on Friday to test all students, …