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New Research Points to Feeding Peanuts Early to Avoid Allergy

New Research Points to Feeding Peanuts Early to Avoid Allergy

New findings about peanut allergies is turning the advice pediatricians give to parents of young children on its head. Scientists from..

May 5, 2015 with 0 Comments
Families Help One Another Along Their Special Needs Journeys

Families Help One Another Along Their Special Needs Journeys

The Family Support Network of North Carolina connects families who have children with intellectual and developmental disabilities with..

May 4, 2015 with 0 Comments
Docs React to Proposed Gun Bill

Docs React to Proposed Gun Bill

A bill at the General Assembly would limit physicians’ questions to their patients about firearms. By Rose Hoban Physicians and..

April 29, 2015 with 11 Comments
Autism Advocates Hope Third Time’s the Charm

Autism Advocates Hope Third Time’s the Charm

A bill to cover autism treatment has been passed twice by the North Carolina House of Representatives only to die in the Senate. Now a..

April 29, 2015 with 0 Comments
Debate Churns Over Raw Milk Proposal

Debate Churns Over Raw Milk Proposal

A bill to facilitate the sale of raw, unpasteurized milk moved forward at the legislature. By Rose Hoban A bill to ease the purchase of..

April 28, 2015 with 2 Comments
Country Music Star Serenades Legislators in Support of Foster Kids

Country Music Star Serenades Legislators in Support of Foster Kids

Country-western performer Jimmy Wayne, who was once a foster youth in the North Carolina system, came to the N.C. General Assembly to..

April 23, 2015 with 1 Comment
Schools/Health Bills Cruise through N.C. House

Schools/Health Bills Cruise through N.C. House

As a legislative deadline draws near, lawmakers move a group of bills to help school children stay healthier. By Rose Hoban With a major..

April 22, 2015 with 0 Comments
Smoking Rule Tabled

Smoking Rule Tabled

By Jennifer Ferris A proposed rule that would have kept cigarette smoke away from infants in foster care was tabled Wednesday during a..

April 16, 2015
A More Normal Life for N.C. Foster Teens

A More Normal Life for N.C. Foster Teens

A suite of bills would make life a little easier for foster kids … and their parents. By Jen Ferris Calvin Mackay, 22, doesn’t have..

April 16, 2015
No Doctor’s Note Needed for Handicap Parking Pass

No Doctor’s Note Needed for Handicap Parking Pass

If passed, House Bill 434 would reduce the paperwork requirements for people who are 100 percent permanently disabled to get a handicap..

April 15, 2015
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