Health & Wellness

  • UNC research: 46,000 high schoolers have vaped marijuana

    Fri, Jun 28, 2019

    Researchers at UNC School of Medicine found almost one in ten North Carolina adolescents reported having "vaped" marijuana.  The researchers also found strong associations between the use of certain types of tobacco products and the use of e-cigarette devices and progressing to vaping marijuana.

  • Prostate cancer patients don't seek follow-up care

    Mon, Jun 10, 2019

    Preliminary results from a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center study found that just 15 percent of a group of men in North Carolina with early-stage prostate cancer who choose active surveillance instead of treatment followed the recommended monitoring guidelines.