Opelika resident tests negative for MERS

An Opelika patient suspected of having Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, tested negative for the virus. The patient checked into Ea…


Dial up a doctor at a health kiosk

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — How does a quick visit with your doctor at the grocery store or your corner pharmacy sound? It could be the future o…

Single-dose liquid laundry detergents are convenient and easy to use. But they can also be poisonous. In the first six months of this year, poison-control centers received more than 6,000 reports of young children ingesting the pods or getting them in their eyes or on their skin.

Special report: Pods of danger!


Those highly concentrated pods are more harmful than regular liquid detergent. Consumer Reports has been warning about the dangers since the…