Little Apothecary plants the seed of ‘people’s medicine’ in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood In the middle of a community garden in Englewood sits a red box, labelled “free medicine.” …
Food is a central issue in climate change mitigation. Our dietary choices and consumption patterns are critical to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, which greatly impact the food supply chain. Every …
Chicago police officer undergoes first-ever double-lung transplant due to Covid-19 and cancer The last time Arthur Gillespie spoke to his cousin was on his front porch in Beverly, but he didn’t …
Animals self-medicate with plants − behavior people have observed and emulated for millennia By Adrienne Mayor, Stanford University Main image: A goat with an arrow wound nibbles the medicinal …

This week’s heat could be deadly for some North Carolinians

This week is shaping up to be a scorcher as a record–breaking “heat dome” settles over the East Coast and midwestern United States.  The National Weather Service office in Raleigh has …

NC Medicaid is rolling out ‘tailored’ plans for complex beneficiaries. Your questions answered.

By Jaymie Baxley Medicaid is about to change for tens of thousands of North Carolinians who have complex health care needs. For most of the state’s 2 million-plus Medicaid beneficiaries, …

Pedestrian and bicyclist deaths are up in North Carolina, and public health advocates are calling for change

By Vibhav Nandagiri Steven Hardy-Braz rode more than 11,000 miles in the first 11 months of 2021. An avid road cyclist from Farmville, he took every precaution — reflective clothing, bright …
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