The federal Health Resources and Services Administration awarded the Franklin-based Full Circle Recovery Center $100,000 to purchase and..
By Rose Hoban In many rural counties, the 10 largest employers – the hospital, the school, local government, manufacturers – will..
Anti-smoking advocates are making a new push to help people in North Carolina quit. By Rose Hoban Each year, about 14,200 people in North..
By Ariella Monti NC Consumers Council Flavored tobacco seems to have hooked young smokers. According to a Centers for Disease Control and..
As Hurricane Joaquin bears down on North Carolina’s coast, a study shows that all that water carries pollutants into coastal waters...
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by Liz Schlemmer Vietnam veteran Rodney Ford walked away from the Bull City Stand Down last week with a sleeping roll, a rucksack of..
By Gabe Rivin A bill that received final approval in the General Assembly and will make several changes to the way county health..
By Rose Hoban It happens every year at the legislature: Once lawmakers at the General Assembly have a final spending deal, bills that have..
By Rose Hoban Adolescents who get their start on nicotine using e-cigarettes are more likely to move onto smoking traditional cigarettes..