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Providers Work to Ease Effects of Abortion Law

Providers Work to Ease Effects of Abortion Law

In-depth interviews with abortion providers around the state show that a 2011 law did not result in significant barriers for patients, but..

November 19, 2014
Risk of Solitary Confinement Doubles for Juveniles Jailed in Adult Prisons

Risk of Solitary Confinement Doubles for Juveniles Jailed in Adult Prisons

Juveniles incarcerated in adult prisons face a host of adverse health impacts. New research presented at the American Public Health..

November 18, 2014 with 0 Comments
The Cost of Not Wearing a Helmet

The Cost of Not Wearing a Helmet

A UNC-Charlotte researcher presents her findings on motorcycle-helmet safety at this year’s American Public Health Association conference..

November 18, 2014 with 0 Comments
New State Cancer Plan: Many Goals, Fewer Resources

New State Cancer Plan: Many Goals, Fewer Resources

State health officials rolled out a new cancer prevention and treatment plan for North Carolina last week. But there are still many missing..

November 13, 2014 with 3 Comments
Triad Healthcare Group Displays Potential, Pitfalls of ACO Model

Triad Healthcare Group Displays Potential, Pitfalls of ACO Model

As North Carolina lawmakers consider requiring Medicaid providers to be part of accountable care organizations, they can look to some of..

November 4, 2014
Current Medicaid Reform Debate Has Familiar Look

Current Medicaid Reform Debate Has Familiar Look

As lawmakers consider making changes to the state’s Medicaid program, legislators are staking out familiar positions from the past..

October 24, 2014
DHHS Officials Update on Ebola Prep – Oct 22 – Storify

DHHS Officials Update on Ebola Prep – Oct 22 – Storify

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October 22, 2014
A Rural Practice Fights to Stay Solvent

A Rural Practice Fights to Stay Solvent

For one of the only pediatric providers in Hertford County, providing care to an underserved rural population is the dream. But the..

October 21, 2014
Lawmakers: We’ll Support Improvements to Medical Examiner System

Lawmakers: We’ll Support Improvements to Medical Examiner System

After years of underfunding and a series of scathing articles about faults in North Carolina’s death reporting system, a legislative..

October 15, 2014
State Officials Emphasize Local Ebola Readiness, Training

State Officials Emphasize Local Ebola Readiness, Training

Officials seek to reassure people in North Carolina that they’re prepared to respond if Ebola comes to the state. By Rose Hoban State..

October 14, 2014
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