United Health Foundation Releases 2016 America’s Health Rankings Spotlight: Prevention

United Health Foundation released its in-depth look at prevention measures across all 50 states…

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NC Public Health Division Updates Zika Guidelines and Issues Flu Advisory

The North Carolina Division of Public Health recently updated its guidelines for Zika virus…

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Adulterated Heroin Alert

The Injury and Violence Prevention Branch of the North Carolina Division of Public Health is…

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Drug Diversion Serious Threat To Patients

The North Carolina Division of Public Health’s Healthcare Associated Infections Prevention Program…

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NCMS Seeks Faculty for Opioid Prescribing CME

The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) has received funding support from The Physicians’…

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NCMS meets with Office of Rural Health on Prescription Drug Abuse

Earlier this month, North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) staff met with Office of Rural Health…

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WHO Declares Guinea Ebola-Free

Effective yesterday, Dec. 29, 2015, state and local public health officials have discontinued…

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CDC Draft Opioid Prescribing Guideline Now Available for Comment

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is developing an opioid prescribing guideline…

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North Carolina’s Health Ranking Improves

North Carolina improved its overall public health ranking more than any other state in this year’s…

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NC’s "Talk It Out" Initiative Makes Progress Against Underage Drinking

One year ago, the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Commission launched “Talk It…

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