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Law and Order in Robeson County’s Teen Court

Law and Order in Robeson County’s Teen Court

A court run by teens helps keep their peers out of trouble in Robeson County. By Hyun Namkoong North Carolina is one of only two states in..

April 22, 2014 with 0 Comments
Pharmacists Get New Duties, Business With New Law

Pharmacists Get New Duties, Business With New Law

A law enacted by the General Assembly last year allows pharmacists to give more immunizations, creating new business for drug stores. By..

April 9, 2014
Most of Paddled Kids Come from One County’s Schools

Most of Paddled Kids Come from One County’s Schools

  While the rates of paddling in schools have decreased dramatically over the past few years, in some places, use of the practice..

April 4, 2014
Taking a Stand Against Bullying

Taking a Stand Against Bullying

Organizations around the state use nontraditional strategies to address bullying in schools. By Hyun Namkoong In 2011, almost half of all..

April 2, 2014
Release: High-quality Early Intervention Brings Health Benefits 30 Years Later

Release: High-quality Early Intervention Brings Health Benefits 30 Years Later

Press release from UNC Chapel Hill News office, dated March 27 Children who received high-quality early care and education in UNC’s Frank..

March 28, 2014
Budget for Child Care, Early Ed Looks Thin for Coming Year

Budget for Child Care, Early Ed Looks Thin for Coming Year

By Rose Hoban In the past three budget years, North Carolina’s various early-childhood education programs – Head Start, NC Pre-K..

March 26, 2014
Child Care Centers Chip Away at Childhood Obesity

Child Care Centers Chip Away at Childhood Obesity

A symposium in Raleigh last week highlighted the ways child-care centers could contribute to reducing kids’ weight. By Rose Hoban You..

March 26, 2014
Gaston County Youth Initiative Sees Drop in Teen-pregnancy Rates

Gaston County Youth Initiative Sees Drop in Teen-pregnancy Rates

Leaders at Gaston County’s health department saw too many teens becoming parents before their time. So they addressed the problem..

March 20, 2014
Service Cuts for Children Outlined to Legislators

Service Cuts for Children Outlined to Legislators

Reductions to the state’s health and human services budget made during last year’s legislative session become reality. By Rose Hoban..

March 13, 2014
Burr-backed Bill Could Change Decades-old Child Care Subsidy Program

Burr-backed Bill Could Change Decades-old Child Care Subsidy Program

By James Harrison This story first appeared in Carolina Public Press and is published by N.C. Health News through a content-sharing..

March 11, 2014
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