NC Makes CDC’s 16 Places in US Where Flu Is Rampant List

  The CDC lists 16 states or major metropolitan areas as having the highest possible label…

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Experts at Duke Health Pioneer Pompe Disease Research and Treatments

  Duke Health pioneered the initial research and treatments for young children who are…

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CDC Report: BQ.1 and BQ.1.1 COVID Subvariants Claim Dominance

  According to data from the CDC, BQ.1 and BQ.1.1 now make up the largest share of new…

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With RSV on the Rise, Pediatric Hospitalists Are Extending Care Across North Carolina

Temperatures are dropping and the risk of COVID-19 and influenza are up. For the last few months,…

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Lung Cancer: Help Your Patients Reduce Their Risk

  According to the CDC, People who smoke cigarettes are 15 to 30 times more likely to get or…

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UNC-CH, UNC Hospitals Awarded Pathogen Preparedness and Training Grant

  UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC Hospitals have been selected as a Regional Emerging Special…

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Melatonin: Good or Bad for Sleep?

A July 2022 study in the journal Frontiers in Sleep reports that only 28% of American adults get…

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REPORT: Advancing Whole-Person Care with Medicare-Medicaid Integration in North Carolina

  In 2021, the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy team convened an advisory panel of…

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Combination Flu and COVID-19 Vaccine in the Works

  Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech say they're beginning trials to assess the safety, efficacy and…

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Study: Ultra-processed Foods Linked with Early Death

  Ultra-processed foods (UPFs), ready-to-eat-or-heat industrial formulations made with…

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