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Rural communities face higher rates of childhood trauma. One woman is using Stanford methodology to help them heal.

Vichi Jagannathan came to Edgecombe County to teach science. Now, she’s using Stanford’s Design Thinking process to help local systems understand and cope with trauma in their communities.

What to do when you feel like you’re failing at exercise and healthier choices

It’s not easy to get in shape, eat differently or lose weight when you’ve fought that battle most of your life. Sometimes we try the latest diet or exercise craze and then feel defeated when we can’t stick with it. But setbacks are part of the journey!

Serving All North Carolinians with Intentionality

We’ve stuck by all 100 counties of our great state since 1933. But supporting each county with a one-size-fits-all approach will not help us achieve affordable and accessible health care. We’re working to support the unique needs of each individual community. 

Parents’ Checklist: Prepare Your Family’s Health for Back-to-School Season

Back-to-school season can be stressful for both parents and kids, which makes it all the more important to take extra good care of your health and your child’s health. We compiled a simple health checklist for the season to come.

Your monkeypox questions answered

Monkeypox has been declared a public health emergency, which means you likely have questions and concerns. Dr. Larry Wu answers your questions about monkeypox, from how it spreads and who’s at risk to how to protect yourself and others.

What growing up on a farm taught me about food security

Growing up, I woke up every day and watched my community work long, hard hours to put food on people’s tables. Yet people are still going hungry. Here’s how we’re partnering with farmers to get healthier, fresher and more affordable food into the hands of North Carolinians.

Raleigh non-profit turns houses into homes

The Green Chair Project is making sure every family has essential furnishings for their home, including a bed for each child. In partnership with Blue Cross NC, they’re also providing cribs and newborn care supplies for expectant mothers in need.

Breaking Through Mental Health Challenges, One Brick At A Time

Did you know that nearly half of U.S. adults with a mental health diagnosis are dealing with more than one mental health disorder at a time? Derek shares his experience managing multiple mental health conditions and finding ways to thrive.

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