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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 with 0 Comments
Panel Cites NC Health Benefits of Federal Carbon Plan

Panel Cites NC Health Benefits of Federal Carbon Plan

By Gabe Rivin In a panel discussion last week, state and federal government officials and environmental advocates lauded what they said..

September 21, 2014 with 0 Comments
Ebola on the Minds of NC’s Public Health Community

Ebola on the Minds of NC’s Public Health Community

It seems like Ebola is very far away, but public-health experts from North Carolina have been involved with trying to contain the disease...

September 17, 2014 with 0 Comments
Farmers, Regulators Debate Food-safety Rules

Farmers, Regulators Debate Food-safety Rules

As federal officials update food-safety rules for the first time in decades, small farmers and state officials are warily eyeing the..

September 16, 2014
Fresh, Healthy Delicious Food at Farm Aid Shows Concertgoers It Can Be Done

Fresh, Healthy Delicious Food at Farm Aid Shows Concertgoers It Can Be Done

Eating at this year’s Farm Aid is lovely, local and delicious, providing a boon for local vendors, farmers and eaters. All photos by..

September 13, 2014
Farm Aid Leads Concert Venues to Offer Healthy Food

Farm Aid Leads Concert Venues to Offer Healthy Food

For people attending the Farm Aid concert at Walnut Creek Saturday, the foods on offer will look a little different from usual concert..

September 12, 2014
CEOs Sleep By the Railroad Tracks to Raise Awareness on Childhood Hunger

CEOs Sleep By the Railroad Tracks to Raise Awareness on Childhood Hunger

Local business leaders get a taste of how the other half lives in Durham. By Hyun Namkoong CEOs and business leaders of Triangle companies..

September 11, 2014
Southern States Are Now Epicenter of HIV/AIDS in the U.S.

Southern States Are Now Epicenter of HIV/AIDS in the U.S.

Factors that continue to drive the spread of HIV/ AIDS in Southern states include state policies around Medicaid, poverty, stigma and lack..

September 11, 2014
North Carolina Comes Up to Federal Standards for Fine Particle Air Pollution

North Carolina Comes Up to Federal Standards for Fine Particle Air Pollution

The entire state has complied with federal limits on fine particle pollution, though a landmark state law is not the only reason for..

September 10, 2014
A Trailer, Electricity and a Nurse Practitioner Might be the Future of Primary Care in Rural Areas

A Trailer, Electricity and a Nurse Practitioner Might be the Future of Primary Care in Rural Areas

The sole health care provider in the community of Snow Camp operates out of a donated trailer from Sylvan Elementary School to meet the..

September 8, 2014
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