Making healthy choices isn’t always easy. North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s educators help people sort fact from fad, providing research-based programs that promote a lifetime of good health. Programs cover a broad spectrum, from pesticide safety to indoor air quality, from childhood nutrition and physical activity to heart-healthy eating and food safety.
If you have a chronic condition, chances are you experience fatigue, discomfort, stress, frustration or even anger and depression. Would you like to feel better and do more of the activities you enjoy? MORE »
January is National Radon Action Month. In recognition, the North Carolina Radon Program is providing free radon test kits to residents of North Carolina. The kits are made possible with funding by the MORE »
Reusable grocery totes are great for the environment by helping reduce waste and pollution and save resources. It’s time to take a look inside your cloth or plastic-lined reusable bags and think about MORE »
Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables is healthy. However, care must be taken to be sure fruits and vegetables do not become contaminated with harmful bacteria. It is possible to find harmful MORE »
Did you know that the number one complication of diabetes over time is heart disease? Other complications of diabetes may include nerve damage or neuropathy, liver and kidney damage, vision problems, infections, gum MORE »