Pew Research http://wunc.org en Pew Report Gives NC an "F" in Child Dental Care http://wunc.org/post/pew-report-gives-nc-f-child-dental-care <p>North Carolina could be doing a better job of preventing tooth decay in children. A new Pew Center report gives the state an "F" for taking care of kids teeth. Doctor Bill Maas is a public health dentist and a policy advisor for the Pew Children's Dental Campaign. He says painting a clear plastic sealant coating on the permanent molars of second graders is an efficient way to prevent cavities.</p><p></p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 02:54:00 +0000 Eric Hodge 7303 at http://wunc.org Democrats Working For African American Vote http://wunc.org/post/democrats-working-african-american-vote <p style="margin-left: 40px; display: block;">President Barack Obama is preparing to address the nation tonight and make his plea for “Four More Years.”&nbsp; In 2008 – many analysts say it was the African American vote that put the president over the top in battleground states like North Carolina.&nbsp; But is this constituency as “fired up” and “ready to go” in 2012?&nbsp; Leoneda Inge reports from the Democratic convention in Charlotte.<br> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 21:45:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 2004 at http://wunc.org Democrats Working For African American Vote