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More N.C. Hospitals Achieve Improved Safety Rating Scores

More N.C. Hospitals Achieve Improved Safety Rating Scores

The latest ratings from the Leapfrog Group show gains, losses. By Rose Hoban The good news is that half of North Carolina’s hospitals are..

April 28, 2016
Fraudulent Cancer Charities Will Repay North Carolinians More than $1 Million

Fraudulent Cancer Charities Will Repay North Carolinians More than $1 Million

By Rose Hoban North Carolinians who thought they were giving money to help cancer patients are about to get refunds, courtesy of a class..

March 31, 2016
From Raindrop to Tap: Where Your Water Comes From

From Raindrop to Tap: Where Your Water Comes From

In November, we took a look at how our sewage gets processed. Here we examine how water from reservoirs gets treated for drinking. By Gabe..

December 22, 2015
Despite Outreach, Many Uninsured Unaware of Deadlines

Despite Outreach, Many Uninsured Unaware of Deadlines

Even as deadlines pass, people without health insurance are not signing up. By Rose Hoban New data Thursday from the Kaiser Family..

December 18, 2015
More Women Getting Breast Screenings Under Medicaid Expansion

More Women Getting Breast Screenings Under Medicaid Expansion

By Lynne Shallcross Kaiser Health News If you’re a low-income woman, you’re more likely to get screened for breast cancer if you live..

December 8, 2015
‘Do the Math’ When Shopping For a Health Plan this Open Enrollment Season

‘Do the Math’ When Shopping For a Health Plan this Open Enrollment Season

Open enrollment for Obamacare runs through the end of January. Experts say it pays to shop and make sure your current plan hasn’t..

November 12, 2015
N.C. State Researcher Stumbled on VW’s Scam

N.C. State Researcher Stumbled on VW’s Scam

It happened a couple of years ago, and it seemed so improbable … except it wasn’t. By Gabe Rivin When Sarah Uzzell went car..

October 21, 2015
Debate Over Fireworks Legalization Lights Up

Debate Over Fireworks Legalization Lights Up

A bill proposed at the N.C. General Assembly could make fireworks legal, but regulated. By Rachel Herzog Next Fourth of July, North..

July 29, 2015
Keeping the Mentally Ill Out of Hospitals

Keeping the Mentally Ill Out of Hospitals

  By Christine Vestal Stateline It is a busy Friday afternoon. Staff members check in guests at the front desk. Other employees lead..

May 25, 2015
Medical Tax Exemption Gets Restored in House Budget

Medical Tax Exemption Gets Restored in House Budget

Republican lawmakers are reconsidering some of the measures passed under tax reform in 2013. By Rose Hoban When Leila Hamilton retired from..

May 19, 2015
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