In early February 2020, Kirsten St. George and her team at New York state’s public health lab received a test developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to diagnose people infected with the new, rapidly spreading coronavirus.
Research shows that members of “Generation Z” – now in their teens to mid-20s – are almost twice as likely to struggle with mental health issues as other generations.
The energy transition could help our democracy flourish. But, in North Carolina, powerful industries and their political allies are doing everything they can to roll back progress – wasting our money and keeping us locked into an outdated and polluting fossil fuel economy.
In June 2023, home prices in the United States decreased by 0.83 percent compared to last year to a median price of $425,177, according to data from Redfin.
Elon Musk’s recent rebranding of Twitter as X is a step toward the CEO’s goal of developing an “everything app.” Musk’s vision is for X to mark the spot for all your digital needs – to chat with your friends, order groceries, watch videos and manage your finances, all on one platform.
The nation’s health insurance system is undergoing tremendous upheaval as an estimated 8.2 million people will need to find new coverage since pandemic protections for Medicaid enrollees came to an end this spring.
Climate change is a pressing concern as the world deals with heat waves and poor air quality caused by recent wildfires.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has long been a champion of a government-sponsored “Medicare for All” health program to solve long-standing problems in the United States, where we pay much more for health care than people in other countries but are often sicker and have a shorter average life expectancy.
Rural areas in North Carolina have long been grappling with limited access to services, from health care to internet access, and a unique nonprofit group is taking on these challenges and others, with young people at the helm.
Inflation in the United States continued its downward trend, as consumer prices rose three percent this year through June, a significant decrease in the previously skyrocketing inflation trends, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.