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More people using Uber, Lyft for rides to the emergency room

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WFXB) – If you needed to go to the emergency room, how would you like to get there? Across the country, there’s a growing trend of people using Uber or Lyft, instead of calling an ambulance. Although its difficult to pinpoint exact figures, ride-hailing services say it’s a growing trend. Some riders think its better because they…

NC hospital workers mistakenly eat pot-laced sweets

STATESVILLE, N.C. (WFXB) – Employees at a hospital in North Carolina had to be treated in the emergency room they usually work in after eating sweets laced with pot. Last month in Statesville, police were called to Davis Regional Medical Center after a worker brought in cookies and muffins that a family member baked and had left in the kitchen….

Woman Admitted To Hospital, With Shark Still Attached To Arm

Woman Admitted To Hospital, With Shark Still Attached To Arm

A woman in Boca Raton, FL will have a story to tell!  The 23-year-old was admitted to the hospital this weekend WITH a nurse shark still attached to her arm.  The shark was dead when first responders arrived, but it maintained its grip.  The nurse shark was removed at the hospital, and the woman is doing fine.