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March 24, 2022

The Forgotten Epidemic: Youth Vaping During COVID-19

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By Kirsten Siebenga Before COVID-19, an epidemic was facing our youth. The 2019 North Carolina Youth Tobacco Survey highlighted that nearly 21% of high school students and 6% of middle…

March 7, 2022

Improving Health Through Access to Food, Housing, and Exercise in North Carolina

By Kaitlin Phillips

In the second in a series of North Carolina Medical Journal issues dedicated to Healthy North Carolina 2030 — a roadmap for multisector coalitions to improve health outcomes over a decade…

March 2, 2022

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services: COVID-19 Response Interim Review and Related Work from the NCIOM

By Michelle Ries

At the end of January, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released the COVID-19 Response Interim Review: January 2020 through December 2021. For this review, independent consultants…

February 23, 2022

Improving Access to Maternal Care in NC: Mid-Project Update

By Kaitlin Phillips

In the most recent data from 2019, North Carolina’s maternal mortality rate was 27.6 per 100,000 births, slightly lower than the national average but higher than the previous year’s rate…