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May 27, 2022

Addressing Brain Health in North Carolina with the BOLD NC Initiative

By Brieanne Lyda-McDonald

What is brain health? – Brain health is “a concept that involves making the most of the brain’s capacity and helping to reduce some risks that occur with aging. Brain…

May 23, 2022

Strengthening Pandemic Preparedness in North Carolina: Task Force Updates

By Alison Miller

In July 2021, the North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) and the South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) launched the Carolinas Pandemic Preparedness Task Force with funding…

May 19, 2022

Pt 3: COVID and North Carolina Kids – What’s the Latest?

By Emily Hooks

The length of the COVID-19 pandemic is made tangible by looking at North Carolinians born in March 2020-they are already two years old. When they were newborns, there was a…

May 5, 2022

Clinical Care Health Indicators: Data & Progress Toward Healthy NC 2030 Goals

By Kaitlin Phillips

Clinical care – the care received in medical settings or directed by medical providers – is what most of us think about when we think about “health.” Research shows, however,…