health

Why you should pass on the salt

A little sodium in your diet is important for your body to function properly, but too much salt won’t do your health any favors. Dr. Dalal Akoury from AwareMed explains the dangers of a high-sodium diet and how we can cut back on the salt.

Raleigh airport claims flight had to be evacuated after passenger ‘passed gas’

RALEIGH, N.C. (WFXB) – If you think flying stinks, you’re not alone. One airline is clearing the air after reports say that a flight had to make an emergency evacuation in North Carolina, due to a passenger passing gas. An American Airlines flight traveled from Charlotte to Raleigh Sunday. Local news outlets reported that passengers had to be evacuated from…

Snortable chocolate: what is Coco Loko?

It’s a new way to ingest chocolate, but, not necessarily intended to accommodate your sweet tooth. The makers of a new snuff are looking to capitalize off the allure of chocolate with a powder you can snort. The company behind the product is Florida-based company, Legal Lean. They are selling “Coco Loko” on mainstream sites like Amazon. It is being…

Company recalls birth control pills that could cause unintended pregnancy

A pharmaceutical company is recalling birth control pills because the tablets were packaged in the wrong order, which may result in unplanned pregnancy. The birth control tablets were sold under the name Mibelas 24. The pills were distributed to wholesalers, clinics and retail pharmacies across the country. According to the FDA, the first four days of the packets have four…