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