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Report: Shorthanded, Swamped County Workers Led to Food Stamp, Medicaid Delays

Report: Shorthanded, Swamped County Workers Led to Food Stamp, Medicaid Delays

It turns out workers weren’t just complaining, there really was a torrent of work. By Rose Hoban In 2013 and 2014, headlines..

April 18, 2016
Rural Health Care’s Broadband Gap Widens

Rural Health Care’s Broadband Gap Widens

Health care institutions in non-metro counties have significantly slower broadband than metropolitan institutions do, a new study shows...

March 17, 2016
Biden Urges Cancer Research Community to Aim High

Biden Urges Cancer Research Community to Aim High

As part of President Obama’s “Cancer Moonshot” initiative, Vice President Joe Biden visited Duke yesterday. By Rose Hoban..

February 11, 2016
The Other Side of Thanksgiving

The Other Side of Thanksgiving

What happens after you eat that big meal on Thursday? N.C. Health News set off to find out. By Gabe Rivin Thanksgiving is a notorious day..

November 23, 2015
For Those with Disabilities in Need of Work: There’s an App for That

For Those with Disabilities in Need of Work: There’s an App for That

Last week’s assistive technology conference in Raleigh showcased tech solutions to help people with disabilities function better at home..

November 11, 2015
Biotech Leaders Recap, Look Ahead

Biotech Leaders Recap, Look Ahead

Executives from the biotechnology sector gathered this week to look back at this years’ legislative session and begin planning for..

October 23, 2015
Students Create Health Care Apps for Competition

Students Create Health Care Apps for Competition

By Dylan Field A team of five undergraduate students and one Ph.D. student took home two awards, including the Grand Prize at the inaugural..

September 22, 2015
Medicare Slow to Adopt Telemedicine Due to Cost Concerns

Medicare Slow to Adopt Telemedicine Due to Cost Concerns

By Phil Galewitz Kaiser Health News Donna Miles didn’t feel like getting dressed and driving to her physician’s office or to a..

July 2, 2015
Removing Barriers to Virtual Doctor Visits

Removing Barriers to Virtual Doctor Visits

In the digital age, telehealth should be a no-brainer. But barriers have slowed adoption by doctors and patients. Telehealth enthusiasts..

July 2, 2015
NCGA Budgets Make Cuts in Biotech Funding

NCGA Budgets Make Cuts in Biotech Funding

Cuts in both the House and Senate budgets have members of the biotechnology industry concerned. By Rose Hoban Driving through Research..

June 22, 2015
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