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Crowdsourcing to Uncover Toxic Chemicals

Crowdsourcing to Uncover Toxic Chemicals

A Duke lab uses samples sent in by members of the public to gauge the extent of chemicals in household products. By Gabe Rivin For Kerri..

December 15, 2014 with 0 Comments
Federal Officials Urge Marketplace Consumers To Look For Better Deals In 2015

Federal Officials Urge Marketplace Consumers To Look For Better Deals In 2015

By Mary Agnes Carey Kaiser Health News More than 70 percent of people who currently have insurance through the health law’s federal..

December 5, 2014
Consumer Guide On Health Law Enrollment for 2014

Consumer Guide On Health Law Enrollment for 2014

Haven’t thought about the health care law for a while? Now’s the time. By Mary Agnes Carey Kaiser Health News Passed in 2010, the..

November 20, 2014
Wake County Doc Believes He Has a Cure for ‘Dysfunctional Medicine’

Wake County Doc Believes He Has a Cure for ‘Dysfunctional Medicine’

An Apex physician has decided to skip billing to insurance. He has patients pay him directly. By Jennifer Ferris MedPage Today/ North..

November 11, 2014
Hospitals Take Cues From the Hospitality Industry

Hospitals Take Cues From the Hospitality Industry

By Roni Caryn Rabin Kaiser Health News Two years ago, Inova Health System recruited a top executive who was not a physician, had never..

November 6, 2014
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
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