As deaths from narcotic overdose in North Carolina climb, public health officials, activists, police and others are strategizing how to..
States are beginning to limit what patients pay out of pocket for expensive specialty drugs that treat serious, chronic diseases such as..
The Healing Place of Wake County offers hope for recovery from addiction through peer interaction. By Taylor Sisk Caleb is a man intent on..
North Carolina’s injury rate has fallen, with overdose deaths leading the drop. By Rose Hoban North Carolina is one of only nine states..
The Southern Harm Reduction and Drug Policy Conference was held in Asheville last week, convening advocates working along the front lines..
As a new world of generic drugs beckons, NC lawmakers enact new regulations on how they’re dispensed to patients. By Rose Hoban Patients..
Dare County tackles a shortage of substance abuse and mental health services. By Taylor Sisk “Opiates took this place by storm,”..
A showcase at UNC-Chapel Hill highlights innovations coming from labs on campus that turn into companies, jobs and new therapies and..
Lawmakers voted down a proposal that would make medical marijuana more available in North Carolina, saying they didn’t think the bill..
A bipartisan group of senators wants to tighten the rules around granting exemptions from vaccination. By Rose Hoban In the wake of dozens..