January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

  The bad news: Each year more than 350 North Carolina women are diagnosed with cervical…

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Would You Like Your Patients to Stop Smoking? QuitlineNC Could Help

  According to the CDC's Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), Tobacco use is the leading cause…

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Revised BMI Tool To Track Severe Obesity in Kids

  Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated growth charts to now…

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While Cholera Surges Around the World, Vaccine Supply Has Dwindled

While cholera is not a major threat in the United States, individuals traveling abroad this…

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CDC: Flu Shot ‘Good Match’ For Current Strains

    According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this year's…

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Is a Skin Cancer Vaccine One Step Closer to Reality?

    Two pharmaceutical giants are collaborating to study and create a feasible melanoma…

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COVID, Flu, RSV … Could Measles Be Next for NC?

  A measles outbreak in Ohio that begin in November has spanned to four counties and sickened…

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CDC: Updated Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain

Pain affects the lives of millions of Americans every day and improving pain care and the lives of…

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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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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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