A program targeting first-time mothers and their infants chips away at the poor outcomes for children experienced in Robeson County. By..
For the second year running, North Carolina’s child mortality rate crept upwards. By Rose Hoban Another measurement of child well-being..
Recently, several North Carolina municipalities voted to give their workers paid family leave. But there are still few workers in the state..
A bill in Congress would encourage more providers to practice in rural areas. By Thomas Goldsmith Marieta Rangel, who lives in Dudley, a..
After reaching an historic low rate in 2013, the data show more babies are dying in their first year. By Rose Hoban After years of..
Research has shown North Carolina has some of the longest wait times around. By Shefali Luthra Kaiser Health News On any given day,..
Durham adopts the policy, Wake considers adding six to eight weeks of paid leave for county employees. By Thomas Goldsmith Parents who work..
By MIchael Ollove Stateline When J.D. Goates was 17 and newly graduated from high school, he decided that he had had enough. His thoughts..
Watch for these warning signs, and don’t be afraid to ask for help. Editor’s Note: This is the last in a four-part series examining..
North Carolina lags the nation in school nurses, psychologists, counselors, and social workers — experts who could help save a child’s..