Bleeding gums may seem like a minor annoyance, but experts warn they could indicate underlying health problems, which should not be taken lightly
The nationwide shortages of Adderall that began in fall 2022 have brought renewed attention to the beleaguered drug, which is used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy.
Child vaccination rates dipped into dangerous territory during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, when schools were shuttered, and most doctors were only seeing emergency patients.
Last year, Policy Watch delved into the epidemic within the opioid epidemic: the terrifying rise of synthetic opioid fentanyl and staggering number of deaths it has caused in North Carolina and across the country.
Young kids and teens have gotten out of regular teeth brushing and flossing, and dentists say “COVID cavities” are a lingering effect of the pandemic.
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, and with no symptoms, experts say it is important for North Carolinians to get regular eye exams.
More North Carolinians are struggling with substance-use disorders, according to the latest America’s Health Rankings Report.
According to a recent report from Disability Rights NC, a majority of county jails in North Carolina have failed inspections from the state’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) from 2017 to 2019.
“Folks, we have a huge problem with mental health,” state Senator Jim Burgin (R-Harnett) told a room full of people at a town hall in Kannapolis last week.
Dentists in North Carolina say they are seeing an uptick in patients with mouth problems stemming from teeth grinding at night, including cracked teeth, jaw pain and headaches.