Federal Experts Talk Bird Flu ‘What Ifs’ in WebMD Live Event
WebMD brought together experts from four federal agencies to talk prevention, monitoring, and what the “what ifs” of bird flu might look like.
What’s Next in Health Care for Older Adults: Questions and Answers With John Whyte, MD
As WebMD’s chief medical officer, John Whyte, MD, is in a unique position to see both the current state of medical care for America’s older adults and the way things are trending for the future. …
Get the Care You Need in a COVID-19 World
What to expect at the doctor’s office, hospitals, and long-term care facilities, the future of telemedicine, and how to get the best care during COVID-19.
Personal Shopper: A Savvy Black Entrepreneur Guides You to Eczema-Friendly Clothes, Creams, Cosmetics, and More
A savvy black entrepreneur guides you on an eczema-friendly shopping spree.
Behind the Spike in Colorectal Cancer Among Young Americans
Colorectal cancer cases increased a whopping 333% among 15- to 19-year-olds and 185% among 20- to 24-year-olds from 1999 to 2020.
Chicago police officer undergoes first-ever double-lung transplant due to Covid-19 and cancer The last time Arthur Gillespie spoke to his cousin was on his front porch in Beverly, but he didn’t …
Animals self-medicate with plants − behavior people have observed and emulated for millennia By Adrienne Mayor, Stanford University Main image: A goat with an arrow wound nibbles the medicinal …
Pets give companionship, cuddles and joy – and also unavoidable stresses By Emily Hemendinger, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Main image: Pets can bring joy and companionship, as …

How to Talk to Your Loved One's Care Team

If you’re a schizophrenia caregiver, communication with your loved one's doctors is important. Learn how to stay in the loop.

State water systems grapple with high cost of PFAS compliance standards

By Will Atwater At a sparsely attended meeting in May at the Carrboro-based Orange Water and Sewer Authority board member Todd BenDor asked Stephen Winters, OWASA’s executive deputy director, …

New CDC head uses COVID-era innovations to tackle bird flu outbreak

By Jaymie Baxley Mandy Cohen, who led North Carolina’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, is facing her first major test as director of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

As more crime victims seek help, funding dwindles, advocates say

By Jennifer Fernandez Deana Joy is in Washington, D.C., this week with other North Carolina colleagues who work with families affected by sexual assault, child abuse, domestic violence and other …
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