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Wilmington Cemetery Tells Tale of a North Carolina Epidemic

Wilmington Cemetery Tells Tale of a North Carolina Epidemic

Wilmington’s Oakdale Cemetery holds hundreds of graves from an Ebola-like epidemic that swept the city in 1862. By Rose Hoban One hundred..

October 20, 2014 with 1 Comment
Greensboro Mobile Market Brings Fresh Food to Deserts

Greensboro Mobile Market Brings Fresh Food to Deserts

Residents in a number of Greensboro neighborhoods have difficulty getting access to fresh food, but that’s about to change. By Rose..

October 3, 2014
The Ebola Outbreak’s Cyber Connections to North Carolina

The Ebola Outbreak’s Cyber Connections to North Carolina

UNC-Chapel Hill Associate Professor Steven King and Ken Harper, a professor from Syracuse University, launch a website to do real-time..

October 3, 2014
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
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
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
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
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