Health

Raleigh -- In NC, Unintentional Opioid, Heroin, and Fentanyl Related Deaths Increased 816% from 1999-2015

CDC PRESS RELEASE -- JUNE 6, 2017 Safe water and water management programs can reduce Legionella in health care facilities

PRESS RELEASE CDC May 25, 2017 --More cargiver support needed as disease burden grows 

RALEIGH -- State health officials are encouraging residents to help stop the spread of hepatitis B and C by getting tested and observing safe injection practices.

RALIEGH --  North Carolina Health and Human Services Announces Opiod Misuse and Overdose Prevention Summit.

RALEIGH -- The North Carolina Division of Public Health is advising North Carolinians to “Fight the Bite” and take important precautions to protect against tick and mosquito bites during warm weather months.

RALEIGH -- The Mental Health and Substance Use Task Force that was announced by Governor Pat McCroy goal is to bring all three branches of government to work together.

Hendersonville- Naloxone kits will now be available through The Free Clinics in Western North Carolina.

Medicine- Let's compare generic drugs to brand-name drugs. 

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