A health-prevention report card shows that the state continues to fail in obesity and nutrition prevention, while the state’s..
Hundreds of law enforcement officers gathered in Raleigh this week to learn about avoiding conflict with mentally ill people in the..
North Carolina’s immunization rate is one of the highest in the nation. The only way parents can ask for exemption is with a letter..
New research from UNC-Chapel Hill challenges the new orthodoxy that dense urban development is better for the health of people living..
A look at trends in pregnancies, births and abortions in North Carolina over the past several years. By Rose Hoban Fewer women in North..
In a time of constant change and budget cuts, directors of North Carolina’s local health departments ponder how they’ll maintain public..
UNC Epidemiology professor Steve Wing has been honored and vilified. By Gabe Rivin On March 28, 1979, catastrophe loomed as Three Mile..
As legislators reconvene in Raleigh this week, health advocates will be on Jones Street to push for their priorities – some of them new,..
This year’s flu season is busy, with at least 10 percent of all North Carolina emergency department visits for flu-like symptoms. By..
Even with Ebola out of the public spotlight, public health officials are still preparing for the worst. By Rose Hoban For several weeks..