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Data-Driven Environmental Detective

Data-Driven Environmental Detective

Duke scientist and collaborators hunt for health risks in records collected for other purposes in North Carolina By Catherine Clabby..

December 9, 2016 with 0 Comments
UNC Researchers: Zika Hits Women Hardest

UNC Researchers: Zika Hits Women Hardest

UNC experts tally the toll women bear from gaps in understanding about Zika virus. By Catherine Clabby The World Health Organization..

December 1, 2016 with 0 Comments
Teens Find A Voice By Helping Others Find Theirs

Teens Find A Voice By Helping Others Find Theirs

Young people give voice to the voiceless-and often, the toothless. By Rose Hoban People drive for miles, sleep in their cars, skip work,..

November 29, 2016
In Robeson County: Fighting Grim Statistics with Work and Hope

In Robeson County: Fighting Grim Statistics with Work and Hope

Health outcomes in the far southeastern part of North Carolina are some of the worst in the state. But some folks are making a concerted..

November 28, 2016
Teaching Tailgaters to Test the Temp

Teaching Tailgaters to Test the Temp

NC State University food safety students give lessons in food safety outside last weekend’s game. By Rose Hoban Amidst the music from..

November 21, 2016
More N.C. Kids Die Before Reaching 17

More N.C. Kids Die Before Reaching 17

For the second year running, North Carolina’s child mortality rate crept upwards. By Rose Hoban Another measurement of child well-being..

November 16, 2016
What The Election Could Mean for NC: Environmental Health

What The Election Could Mean for NC: Environmental Health

Results from last week’s election, for president and for North Carolina governor, are likely to produce changes in environmental policy..

November 14, 2016
What the Election Could Mean for Older North Carolinians

What the Election Could Mean for Older North Carolinians

By Thomas Goldsmith A new president in Washington and new governor in North Carolina — either incumbent Pat McCrory or preliminary..

November 14, 2016
Advocates Plan Push For Paid Maternity Leave

Advocates Plan Push For Paid Maternity Leave

Recently, several North Carolina municipalities voted to give their workers paid family leave. But there are still few workers in the state..

November 9, 2016
Federal Study: Nurse Midwives Could Fill Rural Maternity-Care Gaps

Federal Study: Nurse Midwives Could Fill Rural Maternity-Care Gaps

A bill in Congress would encourage more providers to practice in rural areas. By Thomas Goldsmith Marieta Rangel, who lives in Dudley, a..

November 7, 2016
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