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Kids Find Their Own Way to Healthy Living

Kids Find Their Own Way to Healthy Living

A program to help middle-schoolers find their own way toward healthy food choices is finding success. This story was originally published..

September 1, 2015 with 0 Comments
States Looking for More Effective Ways to Encourage Vaccinations

States Looking for More Effective Ways to Encourage Vaccinations

By Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News When kids start school this fall, it’s a sure bet that some won’t have had their recommended..

August 27, 2015 with 0 Comments
This Year’s Bird Flu: Think Critters, Not People

This Year’s Bird Flu: Think Critters, Not People

At his annual food-safety summit, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler warned farmers that the highly pathogenic avian influenza..

August 26, 2015 with 1 Comment
Bill Would Require Health Assessments for All New N.C. Public School Kids

Bill Would Require Health Assessments for All New N.C. Public School Kids

The General Assembly has passed a bill requiring health assessments for all kids entering North Carolina public schools. By Rachel Herzog..

August 18, 2015
Clock Ticking as EPA Prepares Response Over Hog Pollution

Clock Ticking as EPA Prepares Response Over Hog Pollution

Environmentalists want to clean up North Carolina’s hog farms. To do so, they’re calling on the federal government, which could..

August 18, 2015
What to Do with 264 Billion Pounds of Coal Ash

What to Do with 264 Billion Pounds of Coal Ash

UNC-Charlotte engineers are developing novel techniques to manage coal ash, but time is running short. By Gabe Rivin John Daniels claimed..

August 10, 2015
Study: Rural Black Women Suffer Less Depression

Study: Rural Black Women Suffer Less Depression

Southern African-American women who live in rural areas are far less likely to suffer from depression than those living in urban or..

August 7, 2015
New Maps Show Differences in Life Expectancy

New Maps Show Differences in Life Expectancy

August 5, 2015
Confronting the Childhood Hunger Amidst the Plenty

Confronting the Childhood Hunger Amidst the Plenty

Members of the Durham community came together last week to brainstorm how to help the hungry children around them. By Rose Hoban There are..

August 4, 2015
Cancer Deaths Continue Downward Trend in NC, US

Cancer Deaths Continue Downward Trend in NC, US

By Rose Hoban New numbers compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show deaths from cancer are dropping around the South,..

July 30, 2015
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