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Pitfalls Emerge in Obamacare Health Insurance Renewals

Pitfalls Emerge in Obamacare Health Insurance Renewals

As people on the federal health insurance exchanges look to next year, it pays to shop around again. By Michael Ollove Stateline For the..

August 27, 2014
Naloxone ‘Saves’ Help Push Down Rate of Overdose Deaths in NC

Naloxone ‘Saves’ Help Push Down Rate of Overdose Deaths in NC

Advocates of the harm-reduction approach to drug abuse say that since a law went into effect last year, dozens of lives have been saved by..

August 26, 2014
Legislators Respond to Plea on Hemp Oil Bill

Legislators Respond to Plea on Hemp Oil Bill

A bill to make it possible for the families of children with epilepsy to get an experimental hemp extract is near final passage in the..

June 26, 2014
Stronger Oversight for Prescription Pain Pills Recommended

Stronger Oversight for Prescription Pain Pills Recommended

A group of senators at the N.C. General Assembly wants to see better use of the state’s controlled-substance database as a way to..

June 24, 2014
Epileptic Children Find Friends in NC House

Epileptic Children Find Friends in NC House

A bill allowing the use of hemp oil for children with severe seizures makes its way through the General Assembly’s House of..

June 20, 2014
Press Release: GlaxoSmithKline to pay $105 million over improper drug marketing

Press Release: GlaxoSmithKline to pay $105 million over improper drug marketing

States reach settlement over drugs Advair, Paxil and Wellbutrin Raleigh: Drug manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline will pay North Carolina and 44..

June 4, 2014
Medical Cannabis Patients Push for Legalization at NCGA

Medical Cannabis Patients Push for Legalization at NCGA

By Jasmin Singh Members of the North Carolina General Assembly have in the past introduced legislation that would make access to medical..

May 29, 2014
Naloxone ‘Saves’ Help Drop Rate of Overdose Deaths in N.C.

Naloxone ‘Saves’ Help Drop Rate of Overdose Deaths in N.C.

Advocates of the harm-reduction approach to drug abuse say that since a law went into effect last year, dozens of lives have been saved by..

May 13, 2014
New UNC Study Shows Most Drugs Used for Neonates Unapproved

New UNC Study Shows Most Drugs Used for Neonates Unapproved

By Stephanie Soucheray One of the hardest things for a parent is to watch their child be sick, and that difficulty is only amplified when..

December 9, 2013
Take Your Meds: Strategies for Adherence

Take Your Meds: Strategies for Adherence

By Rose Hoban One of the most vexing problems for physicians is getting patients to take their medications. But in an era where payment is..

November 5, 2013
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