By Christine Vestal Stateline Louisiana this month became the first state in the Deep South to make the politically charged decision to..
Health reform and now Medicaid reform have changed funding streams for local public health departments. The state’s health directors..
By Rose Hoban Voters of every stripe believe the state should expand the Medicaid program to include those who are currently too poor to..
A gathering in Winston-Salem drew more than a hundred people to hear perspectives on adding up to a half-million beneficiaries to the state..
Months of work by a diverse group of experts is yielding ideas on how to improve state programs. By Rose Hoban A high-level panel of..
There are new medications that help people addicted to opioids detox successfully, but only a fraction of people in North Carolina who need..
A team of UNC-Chapel Hill researchers compared rural hospitals in states that have expanded Medicaid with those in states that haven’t,..
Health officials from the state Department of Health and Human Services report that Medicaid is running well, even as they are working to..
Over the past year, Gov. Pat McCrory has stated several times that he’d be willing to throw his weight behind expanding the..
By Rose Hoban Breastfeeding is one of the most natural things a mother can do for her baby. But for some women, the task doesn’t come..