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Tag: health and well being

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Apr 20, 2020

Interventions Boost Abstinence, Condom Use for Black Teens

The finding draws on dozens of sexual health studies involving Black youth. 

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Apr 16, 2020

How — and Why — to Stay Fit When All the Gyms Are Closed

A statewide lockdown is actually the perfect time to start or continue with a home exercise program. An NC State fitness expert tells you how to do it safely and effectively. 

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Apr 8, 2020

What We Know – And Don’t Know – About Food Safety and COVID-19

What do we know about food and COVID-19? How do we know it? We have answers. 

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Apr 1, 2020

How Can We Handle Stress and Stay Positive During a Pandemic?

There are things you can do to stay positive in the face of stress and change. 

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Mar 30, 2020

A Primer On and Conversation About the Biology and Evolution of SARS-CoV-2, the Virus That Causes COVID-19

Experts discuss the evolution and biology of the virus that causes COVID-19. 

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Mar 24, 2020

Combating Stress and Anxiety in Family Life During COVID-19

In challenging times, there are still ways we can reduce stress and anxiety. 

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Mar 4, 2020

NC State Receives $7.4 Million From NIEHS to Study PFAS Toxicity, Bioaccumulation and Remediation

NIEHS-funded center at NC State to study environmental, human health effects of PFAS. 

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Feb 20, 2020

Study Highlights New Strategies for Helping Children Process Negative Emotions

A recent study challenges some assumptions about children’s emotional capabilities and highlights the potential value of spending time outdoors to help children regulate their emotions. 

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Feb 4, 2020

Almost 10% of NC State Students Experienced Homelessness

A representative survey of undergraduate and graduate students at North Carolina State University finds that almost 10% of students experienced homelessness in the previous year. 

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Feb 3, 2020

‘Wristwatch’ Monitors Body Chemistry to Boost Athletic Performance, Prevent Injury

A device the size of a wristwatch can monitor body chemistry to help improve athletic performance and identify potential health problems. 

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Dec 16, 2019

Psychology Researchers Call for Changes to Better Address Racial Health Disparities

Researchers call for focus on race and health disparities. 

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Dec 4, 2019

How to Infuse Oils, Vinegars, Liquor or Honey (Without Making People Barf)

Food safety tips for making hand-crafted gifts of infused oils, etc. 

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Nov 22, 2019

Virtual Reality Would Make Attending Therapy Easier for Stroke Survivors

Virtual clinic makes it easier for stroke survivors to attend therapy sessions. 

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Nov 4, 2019

Study Highlights Fluid Sexual Orientation in Many Teens

Study: at least one in five teenagers reports some change in sexual orientation during adolescence. 

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Oct 30, 2019

Tumors Turn Gut ‘Brain Cells’ Into Tumor Growth Promoters

When enteric glial cells are exposed to secretions from colon tumors, the glial cells convert into promoters of tumor growth.