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Davies: State Public Health Workers Lack Confidence in Health Director

Davies: State Public Health Workers Lack Confidence in Health Director

Former State Epidemiologist Megan Davies recounts how workers in the Division of Public Health told her they felt betrayed by the person..

August 19, 2016
Students Learn About Care for NC’s Underserved

Students Learn About Care for NC’s Underserved

Founded by medical students, the MedServe program allows recent college graduates to work in clinics for underserved North Carolina..

July 27, 2016
‘People Recover in Their Communities’

‘People Recover in Their Communities’

In the mountains of Western North Carolina, Richie Tannerhill is championing recovery from mental health and substance-use setbacks. By..

January 21, 2016
Exclusive: DHHS Secretary Aldona Wos

Exclusive: DHHS Secretary Aldona Wos

North Carolina Health News editor Rose Hoban sits down with outgoing Health and Human Services Sec. Aldona Wos for an exit interview. By..

August 14, 2015
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
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