In the first of a series of meetings during this legislative interim, lawmakers started considering a radical overhaul of the program that..
The link between cadmium and smoking is clear, but researchers aren’t sure why nonsmokers also test high for the heavy metal. By Gabe..
It seems like Ebola is very far away, but public-health experts from North Carolina have been involved with trying to contain the disease...
Health advocates sigh with relief at the end of the legislative session if their program is fully funded for another year. Or is it? By..
By Hyun Namkoong Chikungunya virus is as foreign as it sounds, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has already confirmed..
After weeks of standoff, Wednesday’s joint budget conference committee meeting results in the two chambers of the state legislature..
By Jasmin Singh The North Carolina House of Representatives passed a resolution Wednesday authorizing legislative staff to study ways to..
As lawmakers work to hash out a budget, the House and Senate are far apart on how they would deal with Medicaid. By Rose Hoban Members of..
Throughout North Carolina, black infants die at greater rates than white infants, a disparity that persists into the mountainous western..