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Obamacare Marketplace Shakeout Rocks Arizona, Southeast

Obamacare Marketplace Shakeout Rocks Arizona, Southeast

North Carolina is one of the states where Aetna’s pullout means there are fewer insurers for consumers to choose from. By Phil..

August 22, 2016 with 0 Comments
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 with 3 Comments
Epidemiologist Resignation Points to Bigger Problem in State Departments

Epidemiologist Resignation Points to Bigger Problem in State Departments

Events leading up to the resignation of Megan Davies reveal how her former state department has become politicized. By Rose Hoban Timeline..

August 12, 2016 with 7 Comments
Sparks Flew Early Over Well-Water Letters

Sparks Flew Early Over Well-Water Letters

Toxicologist’s deposition reveals disagreements within state agencies over how risks were described to well owners living near Duke..

August 5, 2016
States Attack a Severe Doctor Shortage

States Attack a Severe Doctor Shortage

By Michael Ollove Stateline Earlier this month, dignitaries gathered at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro to cut the ribbon on a new..

July 26, 2016
NC Health News Launches Dix History Project

NC Health News Launches Dix History Project

NC Health News staff and writers were on the grounds of the old Dorothea Dix Hospital in Raleigh Saturday collecting stories of people who..

July 25, 2016
Report: Medicaid Expansion Would Improve Outcomes in NC Health Markets

Report: Medicaid Expansion Would Improve Outcomes in NC Health Markets

The report is only produced every four years and examines markets in the entire U.S. By Rose Hoban The performance of some health systems..

July 14, 2016
Risk of Fatal Infection Keeps Whitewater Closed

Risk of Fatal Infection Keeps Whitewater Closed

Microbiology experts say too little chlorine in the water at the U.S. Whitewater Center contributed to the growth of a deadly amoeba. By..

July 13, 2016
Legislators Tinker Less with Environmental Regulation During Work Session

Legislators Tinker Less with Environmental Regulation During Work Session

New coal ash cleanup language was passed, to mixed reviews. Pollution restrictions affecting Triangle drinking water sources got delayed...

July 8, 2016
Duke Lifepoint, WakeMed to Vie for Hospital Services in Franklin County

Duke Lifepoint, WakeMed to Vie for Hospital Services in Franklin County

A recently closed hospital gets another shot at life in the state budget passed last week. By Thomas Goldsmith, with reporting by Rose..

July 8, 2016
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