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Rural Enrollment Presents Continuing Health Law Challenges

Rural Enrollment Presents Continuing Health Law Challenges

By Shefall Luthra Kaiser Health News Americans living in rural areas will be a key target as states and nonprofit groups strategize how to..

September 9, 2014
Back to School, and Packing that Lunch: A Few Safety Tips

Back to School, and Packing that Lunch: A Few Safety Tips

By Benjamin Chapman North Carolina State University My son Jack started kindergarten a couple of weeks ago and our luxurious summer..

September 3, 2014
Survey: Insurance Rates Lag in Health Law Holdout States

Survey: Insurance Rates Lag in Health Law Holdout States

By Eric Whitney Kaiser Health News A Gallup poll released Tuesday says that the Affordable Care Act is significantly increasing the number..

August 7, 2014
Wake Forest Baptist Hospital Puts Doctor Ratings Online

Wake Forest Baptist Hospital Puts Doctor Ratings Online

In an age in which people can find ratings on restaurants, books, movies and the stuff they buy on Amazon, why don’t patients know..

July 2, 2014
NC Hospitals Among Those Facing Medicare Crackdown on Patient Injuries

NC Hospitals Among Those Facing Medicare Crackdown on Patient Injuries

By Jordan Rau Kaiser Health News During a hernia operation, Dorothea Handron’s surgeon unknowingly pierced her bowel. It took five days..

June 25, 2014
Press Release: GlaxoSmithKline to pay $105 million over improper drug marketing

Press Release: GlaxoSmithKline to pay $105 million over improper drug marketing

States reach settlement over drugs Advair, Paxil and Wellbutrin Raleigh: Drug manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline will pay North Carolina and 44..

June 4, 2014
Tanning Bed Bill Languishes in State Senate

Tanning Bed Bill Languishes in State Senate

A bill that would restrict the use of tanning beds by teens under 18 made it through the House last year … and has been sitting ever..

May 23, 2014
Rabies Season Strikes

Rabies Season Strikes

By Stephanie Soucheray For most, hearing the word “rabies” conjures up a few images: The tear-jerking finale of Old Yeller or being so..

May 21, 2014
States Confront ‘New Mindset’ on Home Care Workers’ Wages

States Confront ‘New Mindset’ on Home Care Workers’ Wages

By Pamela M. Prah Stateline A new rule from the Obama administration designed to provide better pay and working conditions to two million..

May 2, 2014
Pharmacists Get New Duties, Business With New Law

Pharmacists Get New Duties, Business With New Law

A law enacted by the General Assembly last year allows pharmacists to give more immunizations, creating new business for drug stores. By..

April 9, 2014
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