Senators filed more than 300 bills this week as they bumped up against their filing deadline. By Rose Hoban Everyone has deadlines:..
State Health Policy
The return of doctors in white coats on Wednesday brought issues new and old to the General Assembly. By Hyun Namkoong Familiar topics such..
By Rose Hoban In the wake of legislators filing a new bill that would all but remove religious exemptions from childhood vaccinations for..
A wave of 115 nurse practitioners flooded the General Assembly to meet with lawmakers about easing practice restrictions. By Hyun Namkoong..
Advocates worry that the changes facing ADATCs could lead to a loss of specialized care and beds for substance abuse treatment. By Hyun..
A new study finds loosening practice restrictions on North Carolina nurse practitioners, nurse midwives and nurse anesthetists could save..
A new practice in rural Western North Carolina fills the traditional family doctor role, adding a few ‘bells and whistles.’ By Taylor..
Cancer treatment advocates are looking to reduce the cost to patients for oral chemotherapy drugs. By Hyun Namkoong Darrell Rhodes, 57,..
Although teen pregnancy and birth rates have dropped the past two decades, states still face the reality that black and Latina teens are..
This year’s Child Health Report Card finds improvement in many health indicators, but poverty-related problems impede improvement for..