Federal Experts Talk Bird Flu ‘What Ifs’ in WebMD Live Event
WebMD brought together experts from four federal agencies to talk prevention, monitoring, and what the “what ifs” of bird flu might look like.
What’s Next in Health Care for Older Adults: Questions and Answers With John Whyte, MD
As WebMD’s chief medical officer, John Whyte, MD, is in a unique position to see both the current state of medical care for America’s older adults and the way things are trending for the future. …
Get the Care You Need in a COVID-19 World
What to expect at the doctor’s office, hospitals, and long-term care facilities, the future of telemedicine, and how to get the best care during COVID-19.
Personal Shopper: A Savvy Black Entrepreneur Guides You to Eczema-Friendly Clothes, Creams, Cosmetics, and More
A savvy black entrepreneur guides you on an eczema-friendly shopping spree.
Behind the Spike in Colorectal Cancer Among Young Americans
Colorectal cancer cases increased a whopping 333% among 15- to 19-year-olds and 185% among 20- to 24-year-olds from 1999 to 2020.
Animals self-medicate with plants − behavior people have observed and emulated for millennia By Adrienne Mayor, Stanford University Main image: A goat with an arrow wound nibbles the medicinal …
Pets give companionship, cuddles and joy – and also unavoidable stresses By Emily Hemendinger, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Main image: Pets can bring joy and companionship, as …
Are you one of the millions about to have cataract surgery? Here’s what ophthalmologists say you need to know Image: Cataract surgery removes the clouded lens of the eye and replaces it with a new, …

How to Talk to Your Loved One's Care Team

If you’re a schizophrenia caregiver, communication with your loved one's doctors is important. Learn how to stay in the loop.

N.C. Specialty Mental Health Probation aims to improve outcomes for people who have serious mental illnesses

By Rachel Crumpler Jason Szybka became a probation/parole officer in Duplin County in October 2020. In the role, he crossed paths frequently with people with serious mental illnesses, such as …

Affordable internet program faces likely demise despite rallying by N.C. Democrats 

By Jaymie Baxley A federal program that provided subsidized internet access to low-income families is expected to end on Friday, affecting more than 900,000 households in North Carolina. Created …

NC physicians and community health workers worry about the health implications of proposed immigration bill 

By Vibhav Nandagiri Griselda Alonso remembers the home visit well. It was around 2008, a few years after she had started as a community health worker in Wake County. On typical visits, she …
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