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Insurance and Distance to Care Can Be Barriers to Breast Reconstruction

Researchers say breast reconstruction can help with self-esteem, sexuality and body image after mastectomy. But a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center study has found that the type of insurance a woman has as well as distance to a plastic surgeon's office can be barriers to the procedure.

Brickbat: Out of Bounds

2 days agoNews : Reason

The State University of New York at Albany has canceled a basketball game at Duke University. Officials say the game would violate New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's ban on nonessential travel to North Carolina, a ban enacted because of a state law requiring individuals to use the bathroom matching the gender on their birth certificate in government buildings.

Researchers Discuss Challenges, Successes of HIV Cure Research in Science

A better understanding of HIV latency is the key to eradicating the virus researchers at the University of North Carolina and partner institutions write in a perspective in the journal Science.

Integration of novel materials with silicon chips makes new 'smart' devices possible

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the U.S. Army Research Office have developed a way to integrate novel functional materials onto a computer chip, allowing the creation of new smart devices and systems. read more

Coach K calls North Carolina’s bathroom law ’embarrassing’

Last week, the University of Albany announced that it would not be playing its scheduled men’s basketball game at Duke this season because New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has banned state employees from non-essential travel to the state of North Carolina. The edict was issued in response to North Carolina’s House Bill 2, which mandates […]

HIV Treatment Keeps Uninfected Partner from Contracting the Virus

Anti-HIV medications suppress the viral load of people living with HIV and provide durable protection against heterosexual transmission a study led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found. Researchers found a 93 percent reduction of HIV transmission when the HIV-infected person started antiretroviral therapy or ART at a higher CD4 cell count.

Looking At The World Through Rhyme: Meet Rapsody

'Growing up in the small town of Snow Hill, N.C., Marlanna Evans, a.k.a Rapsody, wasn't exposed to much hip-hop music. While attending North Carolina State University, Evans helped hip-hop culture grow on campus with a student music group that would meet in a dormitory lounge to rap battle. Show More Summary

College Basketball Game At Duke University Canceled Over North Carolina’s HB2

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

The Albany Great Danes have canceled their upcoming game against North Carlona's Duke because of HB2

Duke basketball loses New York opponent because of North Carolina bathroom law

2 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

The University of Albany men’s basketball team was scheduled to open its season at Duke on Nov. 12, but there was one issue: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo had issued an order prohibiting state employees from taking any state-sponsored, non-essential trips to North Carolina because of House Bill 2, which mandates that transgender people must […]

UNC Awarded Nearly $23 Million to Continue National Effort to Cure HIV

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will receive nearly $23 million over the next five years to continue research on their innovative "kick and kill" strategy for eradicating HIV.

Study finds broad range of 'independence' for US young adults

The idea of what it means to become "independent" has evolved significantly in recent generations, and new research from North Carolina State University finds that the concept of being either dependent or independent doesn't apply to almost half of young adults in the United States. Show More Summary

UNC experts: Doctors shouldn't routinely recommend e-cigarettes to smokers

CHAPEL HILL - The health benefits of quitting smoking are widely accepted, but researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have taken issue with the suggestion that doctors should routinely recommend e-cigarettes as an alternative to cigarettes for their patients who smoke. read more

Interview: Jody Hill and Danny McBride on bros, baseball, and Vice Principals

Together, Danny McBride and Jody Hill have made some of the funniest pieces of comedy in recent memory. They first met at the University Of North Carolina, where, alongside dorm pal David Gordon Green, they attended the college’s School Of The Arts. Show More Summary

The Sound of Library Science

At North Carolina State University Libraries, under the stewardship of LJ Mover & Shaker Jason Evans Groth, the belief is that harnessing the power of imagery and sound to build on research is important. “A well-organized non-written...Show More Summary

Noah’s Ark, splitting of Red Sea appear in newfound mosaic at ancient synagogue

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Excavations at a late-Roman era synagogue in the Galilee have unearthed more staggering mosaics depicting biblical scenes, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced this week. The ongoing dig at the 5th-century CE Huqoq Synagogue has previously uncovered brilliant floors featuring...

Evolution may have moved at a furious pace on a much warmer Earth

CHAPEL HILL, NC - Early life forms on Earth are likely to have mutated and evolved at much higher rates than they do today, suggests a new analysis from researchers at the University of North Carolina. read more

Where’s The Morality In Hillary’s Moral Universe?

“The arc of the moral universe is long,” shouted the freshly unindicted Hillary Clinton at a Democratic rally in North Carolina, with President Barack Obama at her side and the

Russell Johnson to lead UNC bluegrass band

The Music Department at the University of North Carolina has announced the creation of The Carolina Bluegrass Band, open to all students enrolled in classes at their primary Chapel Hill campus. It’s part of the newly-created Bluegrass Initiative within the Department to incorporate more opportunities for […]

Transcript from our “Lean Vets” Podcast

Here’s the transcript from the recent podcast that Chip Ponsford, DVM (of the blog) and I did with Samantha Parrett, the Director of Business & Administrative Services at North Carolina State University Veterinary Health Complex. We know many of you prefer reading over listening… so here you go. I didn’t pour over this as a proof […]

The Women of Outnumbered Really, Really Lose It Over ‘Microaggressions’

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Kennedy, in particular, took on accents and breathless tones as she read about the latest rules at the University of North Carolina.

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