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March 12, 2019

2019 Child Health Report Card Addresses Youth Suicide, Racial Disparities

By Michelle Ries

By Michelle Ries, Whitney Tucker, Fawn Pattison   North Carolina’s 2019 Child Health Report Card, published jointly by the North Carolina Institute of Medicine and NC Child, gives the state…

March 4, 2019

Greenville Community Weighs in on HNC2030 Health Indicators; Henderson Up Next

By Chloe Donohoe

By Chloe Donohoe   North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) staff hosted their first Community Input Session of the Healthy North Carolina 2030 (HNC 2030) project on Wednesday, February 27th….

February 20, 2019

Understanding the Importance of Increased Care for Pregnant Women after Medicaid Transformation

By Rob Kurzydlowski

By Robert Kurzydlowski   In 2017, there were 120,099 births in North Carolina [1]. Over half (55%) of those births were by mothers who received prenatal care and delivery services, or…

February 15, 2019

Healthy North Carolina 2030

By Brieanne Lyda-McDonald

By Brieanne Lyda-McDonald   Since 1990, North Carolina has set 10-year goals for health in the state. These goals are used to determine priorities for action to improve population health…

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