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Get on the Bus: A Doctor’s Office on Wheels

Get on the Bus: A Doctor’s Office on Wheels

In the heavily touristed communities of Dare County, many low-income workers get on the bus to see the doctor. By Jasmin Singh Sandy..

February 26, 2015 with 0 Comments
Returning Home: A Young Organizer Makes Connections in Halifax County

Returning Home: A Young Organizer Makes Connections in Halifax County

After four years on the West Coast, Victoria Chetty has returned to Halifax County to assist with improving the health and well-being of..

February 25, 2015 with 0 Comments
Fashioning a Healthier Future in Rural Halifax County

Fashioning a Healthier Future in Rural Halifax County

Halifax found itself ranked 99th of the state’s 100 counties in health outcomes. The community mobilized. By Taylor Sisk For the weary..

February 17, 2015 with 0 Comments
Return on a Health Care Investment in a Rural NC County

Return on a Health Care Investment in a Rural NC County

Healthy Places NC, a Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust initiative, helps the people of Halifax County coordinate efforts to address..

February 9, 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
Top 10 Health Care Stories of 2014

Top 10 Health Care Stories of 2014

December 30, 2014
Advancing a New Model to Meet the Dental Health Needs of Rural NC

Advancing a New Model to Meet the Dental Health Needs of Rural NC

The ECU School of Dental Medicine is expanding its statewide network of clinics that offer sliding-scale services and unique educational..

December 8, 2014
Mapped Data Offers Insights about Water Quality and Birth Defects

Mapped Data Offers Insights about Water Quality and Birth Defects

Aggregated data about metals in North Carolina’s well water indicate some disturbing connections between birth defects and well water..

November 24, 2014
Working to Reduce Cancer Rates Among NC’s Minorities

Working to Reduce Cancer Rates Among NC’s Minorities

Even as North Carolina’s cancer rates have drifted downward in recent years, the state’s rates for the disease are higher than..

November 21, 2014
Launching Kids into Social and Emotional Health

Launching Kids into Social and Emotional Health

Project Launch fosters and supports the social, emotional and behavioral well-being of young children in Alamance County. By Hyun Namkoong..

November 17, 2014
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