March 31, 2015

“Health is more than simply having access to medical care,” said Julie Willems Van Dijk, co-director of the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, which provides an annual snapshot of health in every county in the country. “Health is about education, employment, community safety and having safe roads to drive on, …

May 17, 2013

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation that attempts to prevent people from suing North Carolina food manufacturers, sellers and advertisers by claiming their products made them overweight has passed one General Assembly chamber. A majority in the House voted Wednesday night for legislation that would bar civil actions against food producers …