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Diverse Group Works to Prevent Overdose Deaths

Diverse Group Works to Prevent Overdose Deaths

As deaths from narcotic overdose in North Carolina climb, public health officials, activists, police and others are strategizing how to..

July 16, 2015 with 0 Comments
No Doctor’s Note Needed for Handicap Parking Pass

No Doctor’s Note Needed for Handicap Parking Pass

If passed, House Bill 434 would reduce the paperwork requirements for people who are 100 percent permanently disabled to get a handicap..

April 15, 2015
Town Hall Meeting at VA Shows Concerns Remain

Town Hall Meeting at VA Shows Concerns Remain

Veterans shared their concerns and questions with top staff of the Durham VA Medical Center in a town hall meeting Tuesday night. By Hyun..

April 2, 2015
Lawmakers Call for Action on Reducing Suicides

Lawmakers Call for Action on Reducing Suicides

By Jasmin Singh The North Carolina House of Representatives passed a resolution Wednesday authorizing legislative staff to study ways to..

July 3, 2014
Vietnam Veterans Still Looking for Answers on Agent Orange

Vietnam Veterans Still Looking for Answers on Agent Orange

At town-hall meetings around the country, Vietnam-era veterans are gathering to learn about the possible consequences of wartime exposure..

February 24, 2014
A Gift of Military Service

A Gift of Military Service

For a surgeon from UNC, a midlife crisis turns into military service. By Rose Hoban This “classic” NC Health News story was..

November 11, 2013
Wake Forest Institute Gets Grant for Wounded Warriors

Wake Forest Institute Gets Grant for Wounded Warriors

By Stephanie Soucheray On Friday, Wake Forest University School of Medicine’s Institute for Regenerative Medicine announced it will have..

October 2, 2013
The Reroute Home: Neurofeedback Helps Vets Find Their Way

The Reroute Home: Neurofeedback Helps Vets Find Their Way

For people with post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and other neurological disorders, a new treatment regimen is showing..

September 16, 2013
V.A. Seeks A Million Vets for Research

V.A. Seeks A Million Vets for Research

Researchers from the Department of Veterans Affairs are conducting a study that they hope will include a million veterans from around the..

August 9, 2013
Goldsboro VA Clinic Provides Access to Care for Southeast NC Vets

Goldsboro VA Clinic Provides Access to Care for Southeast NC Vets

By Holly West With the opening of a new Veteran’s Affairs facility in Wayne County, many North Carolina veterans now have access to..

July 30, 2013
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