SWIMMING-AND-DIVING


11/14/2019 9:43pm

Meet the community paramedics working to alleviate North Carolina's opioid crisis

When Emergency medical services arrive to help a person who has overdosed on opioids, it’s anyone’s guess what the scene will look like. When the traditional role of the paramedic is finished, they're immediately on to the next call — and their role is growing as North Carolina tries to combat the opioid epidemic. Orange County recently joined a pilot program in the state to make community paramedics a permanent part of the system, and it's not the only program in the county recently created to provide these services.

11/14/2019 6:25pm

Editorial: OK, Boomers

"In the wake of the recent "OK, Boomer" meme storm that has torn through the internet, some publications have adopted an overly-serious tone in deconstructing the importance of 'constructive intergenerational dialogue.'"