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North Carolina Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies bullying  policies  laws  antibullying  north carolina  stop bullying  anti bullying laws by state  anti bullying policies by state  anti bullying laws north carolina 

Find out what laws and policies cover bullying and cyberbullying in North Carolina. Visit StopBullying.gov for more information.

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CDC

Preventing Chronic Disease | Formative Evaluation for a Healthy Corner Store Initiative in Pitt County, North Carolina: Engaging Stakeholders for a Healthy Corner Store Initiative, Part 2 - CDC evaluation  disease  chronic  north carolina  CDC  formative  stakeholders  pitt county  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD 

We examined the feasibility of increasing access to healthful food in corner stores to inform a Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) initiative by engaging stakeholders (corner store owners and customers) in a formative evaluation.

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NIEHS

Innate Immunity Signal Transduction in Human Leukocytes health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  patient  human leukocytes  innate immunity signal transduction  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP 

The Innate Immunity Signal Transduction in Human Leukocytes is a research study to determine the response of immune cells from the bloodstream.

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Bisphenol A (BPA) Pharmacokinetic (PK): Controlled Exposure Study chemicals  health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  exposure  receipt  patient  bisphenol a  bpa  pharmacokinetic  volunteer  plastic  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham 

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical that is used primarily to make plastics, resins, and thermal paper.

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Blood Vessel Study health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  patient  endothelial cells  blood vessel  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP 

The endothelium is the inner lining of blood vessels. The cells in this lining help regulate blood flow and immune system function.

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Effect of Innate Immunity on the Inflammatory Response to Endotoxin health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  inflammation  patient  immune system  innate immunity  endotoxin  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP 

Innate immunity is the process by which white blood cells and other parts of the immune system sense and respond to potential infections by causing an inflammation.

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The Role of Glucocorticoid Receptor SNPs in Receptor Function and Metabolic Disease health  research  science  arthritis  diabetes  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  stress  patient  dexamethasone  metabolic disease  glucocorticoid receptor snps  volunteer  hormones  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham 

NIEHS researchers theorize that changes in the surface proteins of cells called receptors may predispose people to diseases, such as heart disease, arthritis, and diabetes.

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The Role of TGF-Beta in Asthmatic Epithelial Cell Susceptibility to RSV Infection health  research  science  asthma  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  patient  tgf-beta  rsv infection  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP 

Asthma patients seem to be more prone to viral infections, and NIEHS scientists believe that the cells that line these patients' airways, cause this result by overproducing TGF-beta1, a protein that promotes viral growth.

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Sample Collection Registry for Quality Control of Biological and Environmental Specimens and Assay Development and Testing health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  patient  sample collection registry for quality control of biological and environmental specimens  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP 

Researchers are interested in developing a registry protocol to obtain biologic and environmental samples anonymously from adult volunteers for use in laboratory tests and studies.

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Effect of SNPs in p53 and p53 Response Elements on the Inflammatory Response to DNA Damage health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  patient  p53  dna damage  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP  healthy volunteer 

The gene p53 suppresses cancer and inflammation in the body, and NIEHS investigators speculate that changes in p53 lead to changes in inflammation and the ability to repair DNA damage.

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Environmental Polymorphisms Registry – DNA Registry for Diseases health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  patient  environmental polymorphisms registry  epr  dna registry  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP  healthy volunteer 

The Environmental Polymorphisms Registry (EPR) is a long-term initiative to collect approximately 20,000 DNA samples from individuals.

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Health Literacy Activities by State state  arkansas  california  iowa  kentucky  texas  arizona  maryland  ohio  missouri  minnesota  indiana  wisconsin  north carolina  activities  health literacy  New Jersey  New Mexico  New York  state data 

Health Literacy Activities by State, including state data and related links

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Black Cohosh Study health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  patient  anemia  herbal supplements  folate  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP  Black Cohosh  b12 

Black Cohosh is an herbal supplement taken by some women to treat hot flashes, cramps, or other symptoms.

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Body Weight & Puberty Study health  research  science  environment  north carolina  clinical  study  patient  Puberty  volunteer  clinical study  recruitment  open study  Durham  Raleigh  RTP  overweight girls 

Over the past decade, there has been an alarming trend toward earlier breast development in girls. There have been some recent reports that overweight girls are developing breast tissue earlier than normal weight girls.

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