What is the Chapel Hill Insider’s Guide to Health and Wellness?

The Chapel Hill Insider’s Guide to Health and Wellness is a central resource on Chapelboro for new residents, well-established neighbors, parents, students or anyone else to find specialized, effective and trustworthy health care resources in our community. Across 10 categories, from family medicine and pediatric care to skin care and nutrition experts, the Chapel Hill Insider’s Guide to Health and Wellness is a great place to start your search for the care that fits you best.

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The journey toward heath and wellness doesn’t stop when you leave a professional’s office, and information is crucial to making the best possible decisions for you and your family. Below, you’ll find some of the latest health and healthcare-related news reporting from 97.9 The Hill and Chapelboro.com.

UNC Reports ‘Detectable Lead’ in 6 Buildings After Further Testing

Six different buildings on UNC's campus recently had lead in specific water fountains, according to the university, as results of testing were shared following prior lead detection in Wilson Library. UNC alerted the campus community through an email just before 3 p.m....

Senate Leader: NC Hospitals’ Medicaid Proposal Not ‘Serious’

Written by GARY D. ROBERTSON North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger on Tuesday called an offer from state hospitals to expand Medicaid to hundreds of thousands of the working poor “not a serious proposal,” saying loosened regulations for medical construction...

UNC Cancer Hospital Renamed to Honor State Leader

https://chapelboroaudio.s3.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/2022/September/21/UNC%20Cancer%20Hospital.mp3   Marc Basnight was North Carolina’s longest-serving legislative leader. After his death, state legislatures wanted to find a way to honor him. They delivered on that...

State Attorney General, Orange County Leaders Meet On Overdose Epidemic

As the opioid epidemic continues to menace communities across North Carolina, state Attorney General Josh Stein met with local leaders behind efforts to help those struggling with addiction in Orange County. 

N. Carolina Hospitals Offer New Medicaid Expansion Proposal

Written by GARY D. ROBERTSON North Carolina’s hospitals and hospital systems on Friday unveiled an offer that could shake up stalled negotiations to pass legislation that would expand Medicaid to cover hundreds of thousands of low-income adults in the state. The North...

UNC Researcher Talks Monitoring Kids’ Online Relationships

Researcher Dorothy Espelage says this school year it’s more important than ever to talk to your child about healthy relationships.

Chapel Hill Coalition Exploring Social Host Ordinance; Students Raise Concerns

A few weeks ago, some Chapel Hill and UNC social media users were set abuzz after a document was shared on Twitter saying the town would consider a new ordinance on parties.

Orange County Commissioners Create Committee to Direct Opioid Settlement Funds

The Orange County Commissioners charted a course for its Opioid Advisory Committee, which will direct funds received from a major settlement.

Lead Detection in UNC Library Leads to Removed Fountains

After detecting lead in multiple tests, UNC announced it is removing several drinking fountains from Wilson Library.  The University’s Office of Environment, Health and Safety shared the news in an email to the campus community on Thursday around 3:30 p.m. “Other...

International Overdose Awareness Day Highlights Local Support

Locals remembered those who have died of overdose and marked International Overdose Awareness Day with a candlelight vigil.

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