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Dispatch From the International AIDS Conference: So Different, So Similar

Dispatch From the International AIDS Conference: So Different, So Similar

Lee Storrow, the head of the NC AIDS Action Network is in Durban, South Africa for the 2016 International Conference on AIDS to present his..

July 20, 2016 with 0 Comments
Pointing Subsistence Fishermen to Safer Catches

Pointing Subsistence Fishermen to Safer Catches

Groups are trying to better warn people about risks from eating contaminated fish caught in tainted waters. By Catherine Clabby A young..

July 19, 2016 with 0 Comments
Risk of Fatal Infection Keeps Whitewater Closed

Risk of Fatal Infection Keeps Whitewater Closed

Microbiology experts say too little chlorine in the water at the U.S. Whitewater Center contributed to the growth of a deadly amoeba. By..

July 13, 2016
Needle/ Syringe Exchange Bill Has Good Shot at Becoming Law

Needle/ Syringe Exchange Bill Has Good Shot at Becoming Law

North Carolina could become the 33rd state allowing syringe and needle exchange programs in an effort to slow the transmission of HIV and..

July 1, 2016
State Budget, with Several Mental Health Provisions, Nears Approval as House Gives First OK

State Budget, with Several Mental Health Provisions, Nears Approval as House Gives First OK

Only one more vote is needed until the state budget goes to the Governor. By Thomas Goldsmith The state House on Thursday approved on first..

July 1, 2016
North Carolinians React to Supreme Court Abortion Ruling

North Carolinians React to Supreme Court Abortion Ruling

By Rose Hoban By a 5-3 margin, justices on the U.S. Supreme Court overruled a Texas law restricting the size and configuration of abortion..

June 28, 2016
Improving Health Care for North Carolina’s Older LGBT Community

Improving Health Care for North Carolina’s Older LGBT Community

A law clinic at Wake Forest University informs medical providers about the rights and needs of their older lesbian, gay, bisexual and..

June 27, 2016
Study: North Carolina Minors Have Easy Online Access to E-Cigs

Study: North Carolina Minors Have Easy Online Access to E-Cigs

Despite legislators’ and parents’ efforts, kids have no problem buying electronic cigarettes online. By Bradley Allf Gone are..

June 22, 2016
Study: Mental Health Gun-restriction Laws Don’t Deter Violence, Suicide

Study: Mental Health Gun-restriction Laws Don’t Deter Violence, Suicide

A Duke researcher examines measures intended to keep potentially violent people from obtaining firearms and finds them lacking. By Rose..

June 14, 2016
Backyard Chickens At Center of Salmonella Outbreak

Backyard Chickens At Center of Salmonella Outbreak

By Catherine Clabby Within the really-local food movement, setting up a backyard chicken coop is a hot hobby. And for good reason. No..

June 13, 2016
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