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ECU, UNC Researchers Join to Study High Blood Pressure In Rural Southern Blacks

ECU, UNC Researchers Join to Study High Blood Pressure In Rural Southern Blacks

Researchers from ECU’s Brody School of Medicine and UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine and Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services..

January 25, 2016
Vet Centers Provide More Welcoming Places to Receive Services

Vet Centers Provide More Welcoming Places to Receive Services

The centers provide a less institutional atmosphere for veterans and their families to get counseling and access other services. By Rose..

October 29, 2015
Bull City Stand Down Serves Vets’ Health Needs

Bull City Stand Down Serves Vets’ Health Needs

by Liz Schlemmer Vietnam veteran Rodney Ford walked away from the Bull City Stand Down last week with a sleeping roll, a rucksack of..

September 25, 2015
Diverse Group Works to Prevent Overdose Deaths

Diverse Group Works to Prevent Overdose Deaths

As deaths from narcotic overdose in North Carolina climb, public health officials, activists, police and others are strategizing how to..

July 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
Town Hall Meeting at VA Shows Concerns Remain

Town Hall Meeting at VA Shows Concerns Remain

Veterans shared their concerns and questions with top staff of the Durham VA Medical Center in a town hall meeting Tuesday night. By Hyun..

April 2, 2015
Lawmakers Call for Action on Reducing Suicides

Lawmakers Call for Action on Reducing Suicides

By Jasmin Singh The North Carolina House of Representatives passed a resolution Wednesday authorizing legislative staff to study ways to..

July 3, 2014
Vietnam Veterans Still Looking for Answers on Agent Orange

Vietnam Veterans Still Looking for Answers on Agent Orange

At town-hall meetings around the country, Vietnam-era veterans are gathering to learn about the possible consequences of wartime exposure..

February 24, 2014
A Gift of Military Service

A Gift of Military Service

For a surgeon from UNC, a midlife crisis turns into military service. By Rose Hoban This “classic” NC Health News story was..

November 11, 2013
Wake Forest Institute Gets Grant for Wounded Warriors

Wake Forest Institute Gets Grant for Wounded Warriors

By Stephanie Soucheray On Friday, Wake Forest University School of Medicine’s Institute for Regenerative Medicine announced it will have..

October 2, 2013
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