North Carolina’s lawmakers return to Raleigh this week to adjust the budget for the coming fiscal year. We take a look at what health..
A 2015 survey of students at Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools shows higher than expected e-cigarette use, as more than a third of students..
Thousands of kids in the foster care system founder as they reach adulthood. But there’s movement in the General Assembly to make..
By Taylor Sisk It was the numbers, said Patrick Deegan, that resonated with him, the number of kids who’ve died from prescription-drug..
By Rose Hoban Five hundred kids aging out of the foster care system in the coming two years will be on the receiving end of some help to..
Black women have some of the lowest rates of breast-feeding. One midwife found some surprising reasons why that might be so. By Rose Hoban..
North Carolina’s children show progress across many health areas, while birth and mental health outcomes worsen. By Liz Schlemmer On many..
By Rose Hoban New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show almost 10 percent of North Carolina women smoked while they..
Months of work by a diverse group of experts is yielding ideas on how to improve state programs. By Rose Hoban A high-level panel of..