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Last May, the Durham-Chapel Hill metro area was ranked as the country's top locale of gender equality in the workforce but a recent lawsuit against UNC Hospitals heightens pay and gender issues.
The South, in particular North Carolina, has the highest rates of new HIV diagnoses and HIV-related deaths in the U.S. About 35,000 people are living with HIV/AIDS in North Carolina, where high rates of the infection are partly caused by the large number of rural areas.
2012 could be a good year for chimpanzees now that a national report has recommended ending the use of chimps as research subjects. According to the report the National Institutes of Health should prohibit the use of chimpanzees in biomedical research except under stringent circumstances.
Fifty million Americans face food insecurity--defined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a lack of consistent access to enough nutritious food. North Carolina ranks 11th in child food insecurity with more than 603,000 children under age 18 experiencing food insecurity--27 percent of all children.