Young kids and teens have gotten out of regular teeth brushing and flossing, and dentists say “COVID cavities” are a lingering effect of the pandemic.
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NC Advocates Encourage Screenings During Glaucoma Awareness Month
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, and with no symptoms, experts say it is important for North Carolinians to get regular eye exams.
‘We Are Sinking’: More Anxiety, More Violence, and a Shortage of NC Healthcare Workers
“Folks, we have a huge problem with mental health,” state Senator Jim Burgin (R-Harnett) told a room full of people at a town hall in Kannapolis last week.
NC Dentists See Rise in Stress-Related Teeth Grinding, Jaw Pain
Dentists in North Carolina say they are seeing an uptick in patients with mouth problems stemming from teeth grinding at night, including cracked teeth, jaw pain and headaches.
The Inflation Reduction Act Set to Alleviate Health Care Costs and Expand Coverage for North Carolinians
Through the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), millions of North Carolinians are set to face lower health care costs through cut prescription drug costs, lower health insurance premiums, and expanded coverage, especially if they’re a senior or part of a family.
Senate Democrats Pass Historic Climate and Health Care Bill Over Unanimous GOP Opposition
The U.S. Senate on Sunday gave final approval to a historic climate and health care package following months of negotiations. Every single Senate Republican voted against it.