Wildlife Commission Announces First MDC-Positive Deer in North Carolina | Local News

Wildlife Commission Announces First MDC-Positive Deer in North Carolina |  Local News

YADKIN – The North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission announced March 31 that a sample taken from a white-tailed deer harvested by a hunter in Yadkin County tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). This is the first case of MDC detected in the North Carolina deer herd and was confirmed by the National Veterinary Services … Read more

Tyrone Nelson and Tommy Branin column: Building an effective recovery ecosystem | Columnists

Tyrone Nelson and Tommy Branin column: Building an effective recovery ecosystem |  Columnists

By Tyrone Nelson and Tommy Branin By Tyrone Nelson and Tommy Branin AT person struggling with addiction for years finally decides he’s ready to get help, but not a single publicly funded detox bed is available across Virginia. Three weeks later, a bed becomes available but it’s too late; the young man has slipped back … Read more

Study provides insight into long-term impacts of dieting and food insecurity

Could fluctuations in body weight resulting from a drastic reduction and increase in calories lead to physiological changes that increase the risk of heart disease or diabetes later in life? A new study conducted on rats and presented at the annual meeting of the American Physiological Society at the Experimental Biology (EB) 2022 meeting, held … Read more