North Carolina’s lawmakers return to Raleigh this week to adjust the budget for the coming fiscal year. We take a look at what health..
Recent work in finding more efficient ways of testing chemicals is almost more important than the potential hazards of the chemicals..
North Carolina’s weather is finally warming. That means health officials will watch for increased mosquito activity and monitor whether..
A 2015 survey of students at Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools shows higher than expected e-cigarette use, as more than a third of students..
Recycling may make you feel better about the garbage you generate, but workers in the recycling industry often experience a darker side. By..
As the legislative session nears, Gov. Pat McCrory makes his priorities known. By Rose Hoban Flanked by lawmakers and law enforcement..
Thousands of kids in the foster care system founder as they reach adulthood. But there’s movement in the General Assembly to make..
Furanylfentanyl mixed into heroin has been catching users unawares, and overwhelming attempts to save them. By Rose Hoban Word is spreading..
In the past week, two agencies responsible for public money to confront substance use have announced initiatives to make naloxone more..
North Carolina has a surprising number of feral pigs roaming the countryside. They might be fun to hunt, but they’re not fun for..