health and well-being

May 22, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Field of ‘Sexting’ Research Finds Little to Worry About

A recent analysis of research into how so-called “sexting” may affect sexual behavior finds that it has little impact on sexual activity – but highlights significant shortcomings in the research itself.

May 16, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Commission Releases Report on Eradicating Hunger

Chancellor Randy Woodson chairs a commission dedicated to solving the challenge of global hunger. The commission's report highlights the need for coordinated action involving public universities, government and other partners.

May 11, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

Sign Up to Be Wellness Champion

Volunteer to be an NC State Wellness Champion. Registration is open through June 15.

May 8, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Use Modified Insulin and Red Blood Cells to Regulate Blood Sugar

Researchers have developed a new technique that uses modified insulin and red blood cells to create a glucose-responsive “smart” insulin delivery system.

May 4, 2017  |  HR and Finance

Significant Changes Coming to Insurance Options

Be prepared to consider fewer options this fall during annual benefits enrollment, now that the State Health Plan has decided to eliminated one of three insurance options and make significant changes to several other programs.

May 3, 2017  |  The Abstract

Daily Stress Can Trigger Uptick in Illegal Drug Use for Those on Parole, Probation

A recent study finds that even small, day-to-day stressors can cause an increase in illegal drug use among people on probation or parole who have a history of substance use.

Apr 17, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study Offers Hope, Sheds Light on How Vets Respond to Trauma

A study of military veterans who went through trauma finds that those who have related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are also more likely to experience “post-traumatic growth” – such as an increased appreciation of life, awareness of new possibilities and enhanced inner strength.

Apr 6, 2017  |  Events

Facing the Challenge of International Reproductive Health

As part of the Global Issues Seminar series, panelists will explore the topic of international reproductive health on Tuesday in a 6 p.m. discussion at Withers Hall.

Mar 27, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Cookbooks Give Readers (Mostly) Bad Advice On Food Safety

A recent study finds bestselling cookbooks offer readers little useful advice about food safety, and much of the advice they do provide is inaccurate and not based on sound science.

Mar 14, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Money, Not Access, Key to Resident Food Choices in ‘Food Deserts’

A new study finds that, while access to healthy foods is a significant challenge, the biggest variable limiting diet choices in so-called “food deserts” is limited financial resources.