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NC Health News Launches Dix History Project

NC Health News Launches Dix History Project

NC Health News staff and writers were on the grounds of the old Dorothea Dix Hospital in Raleigh Saturday collecting stories of people who..

July 25, 2016 with 1 Comment
Burlington Family Fights On After Son’s Traumatic Brain Injury

Burlington Family Fights On After Son’s Traumatic Brain Injury

The experiences of two families devastated by traumatic brain injury display the limitations of North Carolina’s ability and..

July 18, 2016 with 2 Comments
A Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor’s Trail of Ups and Downs

A Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor’s Trail of Ups and Downs

By Thomas Goldsmith Many sudden trips to emergency departments, long stays in myriad hospitals, and countless interactions with health-care..

July 18, 2016 with 1 Comment
NC Plan to Spend $22.4 Billion, Cut Taxes, Just a Shot Away

NC Plan to Spend $22.4 Billion, Cut Taxes, Just a Shot Away

The budget should be wrapped up by July 1, in time for the new fiscal year’s start. By Rose Hoban With just two more votes to go in..

June 30, 2016
Lawmakers Axe Long-term Care Oversight Panel

Lawmakers Axe Long-term Care Oversight Panel

A bill that popped up late in the legislative session erodes some protections for residents of problematic long-term care facilities. By..

June 30, 2016
Firefighters Petition for More Health Care

Firefighters Petition for More Health Care

For firefighters, occupational exposures can lead to many types of cancer, with health care costs that currently aren’t covered under..

June 16, 2016
UPDATED: Drivers With Disabilities May Find Road Ahead Cleared

UPDATED: Drivers With Disabilities May Find Road Ahead Cleared

A two-year old lawsuit gets resolved, making it easier for some folks with disabilities to get behind the wheel. UPDATE: Federal judge..

June 13, 2016
Deaf People Make their Voices Heard at the NCGA

Deaf People Make their Voices Heard at the NCGA

Wednesday’s rally was part of a national day of action for people with hearing disabilities. By Rose Hoban Advocacy rallies in front..

May 5, 2016
Disability Advocates Worry About Transgender Bathroom Bill

Disability Advocates Worry About Transgender Bathroom Bill

By Rose Hoban People with profound physical and developmental disabilities often need help while going to the bathroom. And for those..

March 23, 2016
Coordinated Services Help People Reach Beyond Disability

Coordinated Services Help People Reach Beyond Disability

Care coordinators help connect individuals and their families to resources and relationships within their communities. By Taylor Sisk..

November 16, 2015
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