Sneezing is an astoundingly powerful human action, blasting mucus and air from the nose and mouth at up to 100 miles per hour, according to the Cleveland Clinic. That power exists whether a sneeze is held in or not.
A Marion man is dead after suffering an apparent gunshot wound in the parking lot of IHOP, according to a Hickory Police Department press release.
The Institute for Emerging Issues (IEI) at N.C. State University, in partnership with Reach Out and Read Carolinas, is launching one of the largest statewide book drives in North Carolina to help increase childhood reading proficiency.
As 15-year-old Mahmoud Halabi scooted forward in his wheelchair to blow out his birthday candles, he smiled knowing his birthday wish had come true before the candles were even lit.
“Our technology is evolving much faster than our society’s ethical norms,” says Dr. Karoly Mirnics, “It’s time to ask a question. Are we running into a brave new world without knowing where we are running, or why we are running, or how?”
At the regular Monday meeting, the McDowell County Commissioners accepted a donation from the Rotary Club of Marion of three Automated External Defibrillators (AED) devices for public buildings in case of a medical emergency.
McDowell Hospital welcomed the first baby of 2018 on Monday, Jan. 1, hospital officials announced this week. Maren Emma Lamb was born at 5:34 a.m. on New Year’s Day at the hospital in Marion. She came into the world at 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long. She is pictured with her pare…
Two major Apple shareholders are calling on the company to change how it approaches some of its youngest customers, alleging that the computing giant's products risk causing long-term physical or mental harm to children.