Wegovy for Obesity in Kids?
There are many obesity treatments approved for kids. But aside from bariatric surgery, clinicians have few tools as effective as semaglutide.
Beyond the Shots: Focusing on Gut Health Can Aid Weight Loss
It might not produce results as dramatic as regular injections, but you can get everything you need in a grocery store, for far less money -- and this approach has the potential to improve your …
How to Build a Support Network for Schizophrenia Care
Schizophrenia caregiver support is essential to avoid burnout. Learn how to build a support network when you're a mental-health caregiver.
Advice to Adjust to Life
If you have idiopathic hypersomnia, you might need medication, talk therapy, or lifestyle changes. It can be a challenge to adjust to life with IH. But there are strategies that can help.
Hospitals Turn to Farm-Fresh Food for Better Health
Learn how some U.S. hospitals are giving patients’ food an upgrade from local farms.
How to combat our addiction to ultra-processed eating The Standard American Diet (SAD) is packed with ultra-processed foods. These sugary, salty, and fatty food products make up more than half of the …
Texas has sent more than 34,000 asylum seekers to Chicago since September 2022. Here’s a look at how local organizations have been responding to migrants’ health needs since the humanitarian …

Puzzling Causes

If you live with idiopathic hypersomnia, you’d probably like to know what’s causing it. Unfortunately, that’s not something experts have figured out yet.

N.C. doctor who broke racial barriers left a lasting legacy

By Jaymie Baxley  An unassuming brick building in the shadow of Raleigh’s ever-rising skyline was once home to a trailblazing doctor who made North Carolina history several times over. Dr. …

Will problem gambling increase once sports betting is legalized in NC? Public health officials say it’s a sure thing.

By Anne Blythe It might be better if some things that happen in Vegas don’t stay there. Public health researchers say the betting mecca could share valuable lessons about the effects of sports …

Chatham Maternity Care Center bucks trend of rural maternity closures

By Rachel Crumpler In the past decade, 14 rural hospitals in North Carolina have stopped providing maternity care. Betsy Johnson Hospital in Harnett County shuttered its labor and delivery unit …
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