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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 with 1 Comment
Working to Reduce Cancer Rates Among NC’s Minorities

Working to Reduce Cancer Rates Among NC’s Minorities

Even as North Carolina’s cancer rates have drifted downward in recent years, the state’s rates for the disease are higher than..

November 21, 2014 with 1 Comment
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 with 0 Comments
Ebola Efforts Stretch Strapped Public Health Agencies

Ebola Efforts Stretch Strapped Public Health Agencies

Public health agencies have had to spend tens of thousands of dollars to ramp up Ebola containment efforts, but the money to pay for those..

November 14, 2014 with 0 Comments
Performance Illuminates Black Men’s Views on Health Care

Performance Illuminates Black Men’s Views on Health Care

A new performance illuminates the health care disparities faced by African-American men in an extraordinary way. By Rose Hoban In North..

October 30, 2014
By the Numbers in North Carolina: Domestic Violence

By the Numbers in North Carolina: Domestic Violence

By Hyun Namkoong 1. What is a domestic violence-related homicide under state law? Under  state law, a homicide is considered domestic..

October 28, 2014
Wilmington Cemetery Tells Tale of a North Carolina Epidemic

Wilmington Cemetery Tells Tale of a North Carolina Epidemic

Wilmington’s Oakdale Cemetery holds hundreds of graves from an Ebola-like epidemic that swept the city in 1862. By Rose Hoban One hundred..

October 20, 2014
Greensboro Mobile Market Brings Fresh Food to Deserts

Greensboro Mobile Market Brings Fresh Food to Deserts

Residents in a number of Greensboro neighborhoods have difficulty getting access to fresh food, but that’s about to change. By Rose..

October 3, 2014
The Ebola Outbreak’s Cyber Connections to North Carolina

The Ebola Outbreak’s Cyber Connections to North Carolina

UNC-Chapel Hill Associate Professor Steven King and Ken Harper, a professor from Syracuse University, launch a website to do real-time..

October 3, 2014
Fewer NC Kids Smoke, While More Use Nicotine

Fewer NC Kids Smoke, While More Use Nicotine

New statistics show more teens are using devices such as e-cigarettes and hookahs, even as the rate of cigarette smoking drops. By Rose..

September 22, 2014
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