A law enacted by the General Assembly last year allows pharmacists to give more immunizations, creating new business for drug stores. By..
By Rose Hoban As lawmakers worked their way through a bill to ban tanning beds for teens under 18 years old last summer, researchers at..
Overnight low temperatures this week could pose dangers to vulnerable people who don’t have adequate shelter. So, agencies around the..
By Rose Hoban The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Tuesday the approval of 123 new accountable care..
This is the second of a two-installment story on how the Affordable Care Act is taking shape in the state’s rural communities. Part one..
In this first of a two-part story, N.C. Health News examines how in rural parts of North Carolina insurance premiums on the federal..
The deadline for seniors to update their Medicare prescription-drug plans is this Saturday, Dec. 7. By Rose Hoban Amidst the immense..
By Rose Hoban Hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians who buy insurance on the individual marketplace will be able to keep their current..
Obamacare is coming, and its success depends on primary-care practitioners. But there are not many of them. By Taylor Sisk We’re a hearty..
On Oct. 1, people needing insurance can sign up to get coverage through the new health insurance online exchanges that have been..