Researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University are conducting a new study that will give a weekly allotment of locally grown vegetables to low-income, high-risk patients at the UNC Family Medicine Center, and will connect them with existing nutrition education programs.
A recent study from UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health researcher Tonia Desrosiers found that women with low carbohydrate intake are 30 percent more likely to have babies with neural tube defects versus women who don’t restrict their carbohydrate intake.
Despite the nearly 1.4 million youth caregivers (ages 8-18) in the U.S., they are largely absent from policy discussions related to the current and future landscapes of caregiving. Learn more in this The Hill op-ed by UNC geographer Betsy Olson.
Johna Register-Mihalik is an assistant professor in the UNC Department of Exercise and Sport Science studying the prevention, education, consequences, and clinical management of recreation- and sport-related traumatic brain injury.
The Organization for Autism Research has pledged a $25,000 matching gift to FPG’s National Clearinghouse on Autism Evidence and Practice in support of a new project on evidence-based practices for children and youth with autism.