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March 13, 2020

What the 2007 NCIOM Pandemic Flu Task Force recommendations can tell us about the ethics of handling COVID-19

By Michelle Ries

By Brieanne Lyda-McDonald   As concerns over state and local responses to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic increase, the North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) is looking back to a report…

March 10, 2020

A Closer Look at HNC 2030 Health Indicators: Severe Housing Problems

By Brieanne Lyda-McDonald

First Installment in NCIOM’s “A Path Toward Health” Series Written by Brieanne Lyda-McDonald   The recently released Healthy North Carolina 2030 health goals for the next decade reflect the broad…

March 4, 2020

Youth Behavioral Health in North Carolina

By Kaitlin Phillips

The latest issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal takes a dual approach to addressing youth behavioral health in our state. As guest editor Kurt D. Michael, PhD, of Appalachian…

March 1, 2020

COVID-19 and Sick Leave Policies

By Michelle Ries

Written by Michelle Ries     As the world is seeing the spread of COVID-19, and the U.S. records three cases of community transmission, federal and state governments are preparing…

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