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The Path to Katahdin: Championing Recovery-based Care

The Path to Katahdin: Championing Recovery-based Care

A hiker takes a break in Waynesville to speak out for recovery-based behavioral health care. By Taylor Sisk Phil Valentine is hiking home...

May 26, 2015
Country Music Star Serenades Legislators in Support of Foster Kids

Country Music Star Serenades Legislators in Support of Foster Kids

Country-western performer Jimmy Wayne, who was once a foster youth in the North Carolina system, came to the N.C. General Assembly to..

April 23, 2015
The Small-town Doc with Big Ideas

The Small-town Doc with Big Ideas

He only wanted to be a county doctor, but Allen Dobson’s ideas on health care delivery have propelled him into the national..

April 14, 2015
Training Parents Pays Off for Burlington Doc

Training Parents Pays Off for Burlington Doc

A North Carolina pediatrician figures out how to spend most of her time counseling parents – and it pays off. By Tom Gasparoli MedPage..

March 27, 2015
Flying High on Corporate Wellness

Flying High on Corporate Wellness

After his wellness center didn’t take off, Raleigh general practitioner Brooks Wilkins found his niche in helping RDU airport..

January 29, 2015
School-based Telehealth: A New Approach to Improved Outcomes in Rural NC Counties

School-based Telehealth: A New Approach to Improved Outcomes in Rural NC Counties

The Center for Rural Health Innovation reaches out to students via teleconference in three Western North Carolina counties. By Taylor Sisk..

January 21, 2015
The People’s Professor

The People’s Professor

UNC Epidemiology professor Steve Wing has been honored and vilified. By Gabe Rivin On March 28, 1979, catastrophe loomed as Three Mile..

January 20, 2015
When Making a Difference in People’s Lives Becomes More Important than Money

When Making a Difference in People’s Lives Becomes More Important than Money

Hundreds of North Carolinians make a life-changing career switch into nursing because they hope to make a difference in the lives of people..

December 24, 2014
Tobacco, Guns and a Radio Gig: A UNC Doc’s Colorful Career

Tobacco, Guns and a Radio Gig: A UNC Doc’s Colorful Career

A UNC doctor forges a hybrid path, with groundbreaking research on tobacco use and gun safety while still treating patients. By Jennifer..

December 12, 2014
Wake County Doc Believes He Has a Cure for ‘Dysfunctional Medicine’

Wake County Doc Believes He Has a Cure for ‘Dysfunctional Medicine’

An Apex physician has decided to skip billing to insurance. He has patients pay him directly. By Jennifer Ferris MedPage Today/ North..

November 11, 2014
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