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New Eating Disorder Toolkit for Physicians

July 6, 2022

With less social interaction and increased time spent at home, eating disorders have often become more severe during the pandemic. Christine Peat, the director of the National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (NCEED), led the NCEED in creating an … Continued

New Vaccine Could Increase Accessibility

June 22, 2022

UNC School of Medicine researcher Cindy Gay led the Phase 3 testing of a new protein-based COVID-19 vaccine. The Novavax vaccine, proved to be 90.4% successful in preventing symptomatic cases, may be able to reach previously unvaccinated populations, such as … Continued

Carolina Launches Effort to Improve Wages for Youth

June 2, 2022

With the onset of COVID-19 in 2020, unemployment among 16-24 year olds rose significantly in comparison to other age groups. In response, Carolina is partnering with 13 groups in 37 counties in North Carolina to help youth achieve living wage … Continued

Refilling the Labor Pool

May 23, 2022

A “double whammy” has hit the U.S. labor force, according to UNC Chapel Hill professor Paige Ouimet.┬áThe U.S. population is shifting older, and with a virus that affects older populations, Ouimet wonders whether this group will return to the labor … Continued