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Networking to Meet Critical Needs in the Mountains

Networking to Meet Critical Needs in the Mountains

In the far-west counties of the state, finding services for special-needs kids is a chore. The Family Support Network is up for the..

May 18, 2015 with 1 Comment
NCGA House Health and Human Services Budget: First Look

NCGA House Health and Human Services Budget: First Look

House lawmakers released the first draft of their 2015-17 budget proposals Thursday morning. We take a look at the health and human..

May 15, 2015 with 1 Comment
UPDATED: Tanning Bed Bill Headed to Governor … Finally

UPDATED: Tanning Bed Bill Headed to Governor … Finally

On Wednesday, members of the Senate approved the measure by a 48-2 vote. It now goes to Gov. Pat McCrory for his signature. By Rose Hoban..

May 13, 2015 with 0 Comments
New Research Points to Feeding Peanuts Early to Avoid Allergy

New Research Points to Feeding Peanuts Early to Avoid Allergy

New findings about peanut allergies is turning the advice pediatricians give to parents of young children on its head. Scientists from..

May 5, 2015
Families Help One Another Along Their Special-needs Journeys

Families Help One Another Along Their Special-needs Journeys

The Family Support Network of North Carolina connects families who have children with intellectual and developmental disabilities with..

May 4, 2015
Docs React to Proposed Gun Bill

Docs React to Proposed Gun Bill

A bill at the General Assembly would limit physicians’ questions to their patients about firearms. By Rose Hoban Physicians and..

April 29, 2015
Autism Advocates Hope Third Time’s the Charm

Autism Advocates Hope Third Time’s the Charm

A bill to cover autism treatment has been passed twice by the North Carolina House of Representatives only to die in the Senate. Now a..

April 29, 2015
Debate Churns Over Raw Milk Proposal

Debate Churns Over Raw Milk Proposal

A bill to facilitate the sale of raw, unpasteurized milk moved forward at the legislature. By Rose Hoban A bill to ease the purchase of..

April 28, 2015
Country Music Star Serenades Legislators in Support of Foster Kids

Country Music Star Serenades Legislators in Support of Foster Kids

Country-western performer Jimmy Wayne, who was once a foster youth in the North Carolina system, came to the N.C. General Assembly to..

April 23, 2015
Schools/Health Bills Cruise through N.C. House

Schools/Health Bills Cruise through N.C. House

As a legislative deadline draws near, lawmakers move a group of bills to help school children stay healthier. By Rose Hoban With a major..

April 22, 2015
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