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Lewy Body Dementia Finally Merits Attention, Research

Lewy Body Dementia Finally Merits Attention, Research

Most people are now familiar with Alzheimer’s disease, while few people know about Lewy Body Dementia. But that’s changing. By..

November 1, 2016
Overnight Respite for Caregivers on the Horizon in NC

Overnight Respite for Caregivers on the Horizon in NC

It seems like a little thing, but being able to take a night off from caregiving can make a huge difference. By Thomas Goldsmith For the..

October 30, 2016
Families with Medically Fragile Children Face New Waitlist for Medicaid Services

Families with Medically Fragile Children Face New Waitlist for Medicaid Services

The temporary waitlist begins this week and will extend until federal officials give approval to a new application from North Carolina’s..

August 17, 2016
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
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
Advocates Push Lawmakers on Public Health Issues

Advocates Push Lawmakers on Public Health Issues

North Carolina’s lawmakers return to Raleigh this week to adjust the budget for the coming fiscal year. We take a look at what health..

April 26, 2016
Dean Smith’s Wife Urges Lawmaker Attention to Dementia

Dean Smith’s Wife Urges Lawmaker Attention to Dementia

In coming years, as many as 300,000 North Carolinians will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other dementias. By Rose Hoban Caring for..

March 9, 2016
Celebrating a Life Lived Fully with HIV

Celebrating a Life Lived Fully with HIV

For Jeffery Williams-Knight, life is good. But there’s one aspect of his existence he’d like for young gay African-American men..

December 1, 2015
N.C. Medicaid By the Numbers: Where Money Gets Spent

N.C. Medicaid By the Numbers: Where Money Gets Spent

As state lawmakers contemplate reorganizing the state’s Medicaid program, a look at what services and patients drive the costs. By Rose..

August 20, 2015
Bill Would Allow Families to Save for Disabled Members

Bill Would Allow Families to Save for Disabled Members

The ABLE Act will allow for savings that would not affect eligibility for Medicaid or other benefits. By Rose Hoban Thomas Beckmann was..

July 22, 2015
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