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Health & Safety

The kids are not alright

A Carolina researcher is dedicated to improving the well-being of youths who take care of their parents and siblings. ... Read More

Winners Selected for UNC Creativity Hubs Inaugural Awards

Carolina research teams span disciplines to fight obesity and advance water purification. ... Read More

Carolina recognized for source water protection

The Energy Services and Environment and Health and Safety departments received the 2018 Source Water Protection Award from the N.C. Source Water Collaborative. ... Read More

Mental health task force created to assess, meet growing demand

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Winston Crisp announced the creation of a mental health task force March 28 at the University Board of Trustees’ University Affairs Committee. I ... Read More

Sexual harassment can take many forms, and so can ways to stop it

March's Carolina Conversations session explored types of conduct that could be considered harassment and how to address it. ... Read More

Gillings School partners on a banner symposium exploring the 1918 flu pandemic

"Public health can be a great convener of people, crossing boundaries to forge conversations for the public good," said Barbara Rimer. ... Read More

Researchers engineer T-cells to target brain cancer cells and attack tumors

A team of researchers from the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center led by Gianpietro Dotti, a professor in the School of Medicine department of microbiology and immunology, has genetically engineered cancer-killing immune cells (T-cells) that can hunt and attack brain tumors. ... Read More

Are we prepared for the next superbug outbreak?

With federal health officials saying that this year’s flu season is now more intense than any since the 2009 swine flu pandemic and still getting worse, we had some questions for researcher Ralph Baric. ... Read More

UNC scientists take a big step toward a better opioid

"Tens of thousands of people who take opioids die every year, and so we need safer and more effective drugs for treating pain and related conditions," said Bryan Roth. ... Read More

Career Aquatic

At the end of his 40-year career at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, Glenn Safrit reflects on the most important lessons he has learned— and taught—in the ocean. ... Read More