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School-based Telehealth: A New Approach to Improved Outcomes in Rural NC Counties

School-based Telehealth: A New Approach to Improved Outcomes in Rural NC Counties

The Center for Rural Health Innovation reaches out to students via teleconference in three Western North Carolina counties. By Taylor Sisk..

January 21, 2015 with 0 Comments
Latino Newborns May Be at Risk Due to Immigration Law Fears

Latino Newborns May Be at Risk Due to Immigration Law Fears

Regulations that give local law-enforcement officers the authority to act on federal immigration laws could have a chilling effect on the..

January 19, 2015 with 0 Comments
Old Issues and New on Legislative Health Care Agenda

Old Issues and New on Legislative Health Care Agenda

As legislators reconvene in Raleigh this week, health advocates will be on Jones Street to push for their priorities – some of them new,..

January 12, 2015 with 0 Comments
Improving Medicaid for ‘Medically Complex’ Kids

Improving Medicaid for ‘Medically Complex’ Kids

A new bill introduced in Congress would provide kids with complex medical conditions with more continuity of care. By Christine Vestal..

January 9, 2015
Shopping for a Non-toxic Holiday Season

Shopping for a Non-toxic Holiday Season

Looking for some last-minute gifts? A North Carolina-based organization wants to take the worry out of buying toys. By Gabe Rivin Holiday..

December 23, 2014
Child Advocates Strategize for Upcoming Legislative Session

Child Advocates Strategize for Upcoming Legislative Session

Members of the legislative Child Fatality Task Force map out what they can accomplish in the upcoming long session. By Rose Hoban..

December 18, 2014
Mapped Data Offers Insights about Water Quality and Birth Defects

Mapped Data Offers Insights about Water Quality and Birth Defects

Aggregated data about metals in North Carolina’s well water indicate some disturbing connections between birth defects and well water..

November 24, 2014
Risk of Solitary Confinement Doubles for Juveniles Jailed in Adult Prisons

Risk of Solitary Confinement Doubles for Juveniles Jailed in Adult Prisons

Juveniles incarcerated in adult prisons face a host of adverse health impacts. New research presented at the American Public Health..

November 18, 2014
Launching Kids into Social and Emotional Health

Launching Kids into Social and Emotional Health

Project Launch fosters and supports the social, emotional and behavioral well-being of young children in Alamance County. By Hyun Namkoong..

November 17, 2014
Not Too Early or Too Late, Potty Training Timing Needs to Be Just Right

Not Too Early or Too Late, Potty Training Timing Needs to Be Just Right

New research on the timing of potty training shows problems for pushing children too soon or waiting too long. By Whitney L.J. Howell The..

November 12, 2014
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