Latest Chapel Hill Stories

2008-07-16 12:01:10

By Sadia Latifi, The Chapel Hill News, N.C. Jul. 16--CHAPEL HILL -- The employees of the new Fresh Market store opening Wednesday in Chapel Hill were in crunch time this week.

2008-07-15 09:00:44

By Ginny Hoyle, The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C. Jul. 15--CHAPEL HILL -- The federal Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the Bolin Creek Watershed Restoration Team nearly $370,000 for stormwater management and stream restoration projects -- the full amount requested.

2008-07-14 09:01:11

eClinicalWorks(R), a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) Campus Health Services (CHS) has purchased licenses of eClinicalWorks unified electronic medical record (EMR) and practice management (PM) software.

2008-07-09 12:30:00

Scientific evidence has long suggested that moderate drinking offers some protection against heart disease, certain types of stroke and some forms of cancer.

2008-07-04 09:00:28

By Philip Van Vleck, The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C. Jul. 4--CHAPEL HILL -- Dexter Romweber and his sister Sara have been major players in the Chapel Hill music scene for many years.

2008-07-02 16:12:26

a new movement called experimental philosophy

2008-05-05 13:05:00

A recent study on autism released Monday found that having a schizophrenic parent or a mother with psychiatric problems doubled a child's risk of being autistic. These findings further suggest an inherited component to autism.

2008-04-07 13:20:00

Children who are neglected before their second birthday display higher levels of aggressive behavior between ages 4 and 8, according to a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study, published today in the journal Pediatrics.

2008-04-04 16:25:22

Young children who lead inactive lifestyles are five-to-six times more likely to be at serious risk of heart disease, with that degree of danger emerging as early as their teenage years, according to a new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

2008-04-04 16:07:12

In 2006, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers published a study that found people with low levels of LDL cholesterol are more likely to have Parkinson's disease than people with high LDL levels.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.