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Tag: health and well-being

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May 4, 2022

Stem Cell-Derived Model Offers Insights on Gene Activity and Addiction

The work also offers a blueprint for related research moving forward. 

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May 2, 2022

Study Highlights Stresses – and ‘Silver Linings’ – of Pandemic for Moms with Limited Resources

The work highlights the need for additional resources to support low-income families. 

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Apr 21, 2022

How Parks and Green Spaces Can Improve Your Health

NC State associate professors Lincoln Larson and Aaron Hipp discuss the role of parks and green spaces in promoting physical and mental well-being. 

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Apr 4, 2022

Helping People with Opioid Addiction Get the Treatment They Need

The project provides a wealth of resources aimed at addressing opioid use disorder in the U.S. 

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Apr 4, 2022

In Food Safety Study, 25% of Participants Contaminated Salad with Raw Chicken

The study highlights the importance of hand-washing and cleaning and sanitizing the kitchen. 

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Apr 1, 2022

Researchers Roll Out Data on COVID Vaccine Distribution and Waste

The researchers hope others can use the data to improve vaccination efforts in the future. 

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Mar 24, 2022

In Animal Study, Implant Churns Out CAR-T Cells to Combat Cancer

In an animal study, the implants were faster and more effective than conventional CAR-T cell cancer treatment. 

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Mar 24, 2022

How Do We Know When the Pandemic is Over? And What Will ‘Normal’ Be Like?

And have our experiences with COVID improved our ability to deal with other diseases? 

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Mar 23, 2022

What Does ‘Endemic’ Mean? And Can Omicron End the Pandemic?

Does it matter if COVID becomes endemic? And what does that even mean, anyway? 

several Black young people kneel as part of a Black Lives Matter protest

Mar 17, 2022

Study Highlights Relationship Between Racism, Activism and Stress

The study highlights the feedback loop between racism, stress and anti-racist activism in young Black people. 

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Mar 16, 2022

Which COVID Vaccines Have Full Approval? When Could We See Vaccines for the Youngest Kids?

And are there any new vaccines forthcoming? 

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Mar 10, 2022

How Do You Find Emotional Equilibrium During a Pandemic?

NC State experts discuss emotional regulation and building resilience during a crisis to better understand how we can sustain our emotional equilibrium while supporting those around us. 

A kayaker and a stand up paddler enjoy Lake Raleigh on a summer day.

Mar 10, 2022

¿Cómo encuentra su equilibrio emocional durante una pandemia?

Expertas de NC State hablan de la regulación emocional y la fortaleza durante una crisis para mejor entender cómo mantener nuestro equilibrio emocional mientras apoyamos a quienes nos rodean. 

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Feb 7, 2022

Study Finds Unexpected Benefits of ‘Drug Checking’ Programs

Public health programs were able to reach people who would otherwise not access services such as HIV testing. 

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Feb 2, 2022

What is ‘Bird Flu’? Do I Need to Worry About It?

Why should I care about bird flu? Does it affect humans?