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Tag: health and well-being

black girl being held on a parent's shoulders

Sep 22, 2020

For Black Girls, Attitudes About Being Black Affect Risk of Depression

The messages Black girls hear at home about being Black women can affect their risk of depression. 

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Sep 21, 2020

‘Front of Package’ Nutrition Labels Improved Nutrition Quality

The adoption of nutrition data on “front of package” labels is associated with improved nutritional content of those foods and their competitors. 

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Sep 14, 2020

Finding the Best Way to Get COVID-19 Test Kits Where They’re Needed

NC State research effort aims to improve COVID-19 test kit distribution and supply chains. 

Sep 10, 2020

Research Sheds Light on Earliest Stages of Angelman Syndrome

New research offers insights into the earliest stages of Angelman syndrome. 

young woman speaking into a megaphone

Sep 8, 2020

Study Highlights Ties Between Racism and Activism in Black Youth

Experiences with racism are associated with increased social consciousness and social justice activism in Black youth. 

an angler fishing on the shore

Sep 2, 2020

Climate Change and Outdoor Recreation

Climate change will affect businesses that rely on outdoor recreation. 

man carrying a smiling child

Aug 31, 2020

Study Highlights Keys to Helping Dads Be There for Kids When They Don’t Have Custody

These factors help determine the extent to which fathers who don’t have custody are involved in their kids' lives. 

self-portrait sketch of a woman with flowers

Aug 26, 2020

How the Pandemic Affected My Struggle With Bulimia

As a public health expert, Lindsey Haynes-Maslow says she assumed the pandemic would impact our country heavily. But, in this first-person account, she says that she was not prepared for its impact on her. 

mosquito

Aug 24, 2020

Finding Ways to Keep Mosquitoes at Bay

For many of us, climate change means more mosquitoes. 

Aug 13, 2020

Researchers Demonstrate Fundamentally New Approach to Ultrasound Imaging

A simpler technique for creating ultrasound images could make the technology cheaper. 

hands typing next to a stethoscope

Aug 6, 2020

Study Finds Dedicated Clinics Can Reduce Impact of a Flu Pandemic

Opening dedicated flu clinics can limit the number of people infected and help to “flatten the curve.” 

masked healthcare worker talks to elderly patient

Jul 30, 2020

Study Highlights Mental Health Risks Facing Healthcare Workers During Pandemic

Healthcare workers are struggling with mental-health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

photos of glasses and video equipment, as well as different types of terrain

May 27, 2020

Researchers Incorporate Computer Vision, Uncertainty Into AI for Robotic Prosthetics

New software aims to improve robotic prosthetics. 

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May 21, 2020

How Long Can Viruses Survive in a Dead Body?

Ancient diseases, dead bodies, and why some viruses are tougher than others. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset.

Nov 28, 2018

Salmonella, Gene Swapping and Antibiotic Resistance: Five Questions With Sid Thakur

Sid Thakur compared the genomes of over 200 different strains of Salmonella, looking for genetic similarities across strains. He spoke with the Abstract about what this work can tell us, and how it may help to keep us and our food supply safe.