Higher sea-water levels at the coast are encroaching on facilities such as sewage systems, septic tanks and even landfills. Dealing with..
A symposium in Raleigh last week highlighted the ways child-care centers could contribute to reducing kids’ weight. By Rose Hoban You..
Leaders at Gaston County’s health department saw too many teens becoming parents before their time. So they addressed the problem..
By Taylor Sisk Almost one of every three adults living with mental illness is likely to be the victim of violence in any six-month period,..
For 35 years, a gathering organized by the school of public health at UNC has been focusing on the health of minority populations. By Hyun..
Everyone poops, but few people like to think about where it all goes – except some researches from RTI International. By Stephanie..
Since the 1990s, North Carolina has adopted a number of practices and laws to promote breastfeeding. As a result, the state has almost..
Regulators are setting rules about how far away to keep hydraulic fracturing wells from homes, schools, hospitals and natural resources..
A program created by a teacher in Chapel Hill combines learning with exercise as a way to combat obesity. By Hyun Namkoong Walk. Listen...