Advocates of the harm-reduction approach to drug abuse say that since a law went into effect last year, dozens of lives have been saved by..
A wide range of views are expressed at a public hearing on fracking held Friday in Lee County. By Gabe Rivin In a public hearing in Sanford..
Legislative leaders say their coal ash legislation will protect the public’s health. But environmentalists argue that it doesn’t do..
By Gabe Rivin The General Assembly will wait until November to try to pass a bill that addresses coal ash, a toxic byproduct of coal-fired..
By Jasmin Singh, Hyun Namkoong, Rose Hoban As lawmakers worked behind closed doors this week to put the finishing touches on this year’s..
Lincoln Community Health Center’s Health Care for the Homeless Clinic in Durham focuses its wellness approach on a population that’s..
By Hyun Namkoong Chikungunya virus is as foreign as it sounds, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has already confirmed..
Food banks and hunger-relief organizations are critical to the safety net for people, and especially children, who are affected by food..
State lawmakers have trimmed budgets for programs such as bike paths, pedestrian enhancements and obesity prevention in recent years. By..
Throughout North Carolina, black infants die at greater rates than white infants, a disparity that persists into the mountainous western..