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Half Of Uninsured Not Planning On Getting Coverage, Poll Finds

Half Of Uninsured Not Planning On Getting Coverage, Poll Finds

By Jordan Rau Kaiser Health News With less than a week left for customers to apply for insurance through the health care marketplaces, a..

March 27, 2014
Why Insurers Cancel Policies, And What You Can Do When It Happens

Why Insurers Cancel Policies, And What You Can Do When It Happens

News that health insurers are ending the policies of what could be millions of Americans has rattled consumers and added to the debate over..

November 12, 2013
North Carolinians Continue to Lag Behind Nation on Insurance

North Carolinians Continue to Lag Behind Nation on Insurance

By Rose Hoban Five years after the economic downturn, North Carolina’s recovery continues to be slow: The state ranks in the top six..

September 24, 2013
NC Emergency Patients Twice as Likely to Have Mental Health Problems

NC Emergency Patients Twice as Likely to Have Mental Health Problems

Research published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention compared rates of people reporting to North Carolina’s emergency..

June 17, 2013
Fewer North Carolinians Have Job-Based Insurance


Fewer North Carolinians Have Job-Based Insurance


By Taylor Sisk A steady job offers less piece of mind than it once did. According to data released earlier this month the percentage of..

April 24, 2013
AIDS Advocates Petition Lawmakers for Sustained Funding

AIDS Advocates Petition Lawmakers for Sustained Funding

Advocates for people with HIV and AIDS came to Raleigh Tuesday to talk to legislators and get tips for increasing support for people with..

April 10, 2013
Phil Ford Foundation Aims to Raise Awareness of Free Clinics Funding

Phil Ford Foundation Aims to Raise Awareness of Free Clinics Funding

By Saja Hindi Phil Ford has always been interested in the state of the health care system, but he only learned about the funding problems..

February 26, 2013
Hospitals, Patients To See Red Ink Without Medicaid Expansion

Hospitals, Patients To See Red Ink Without Medicaid Expansion

As North Carolina lawmakers move forward on a bill that would reject the expansion of Medicaid allowed under the Affordable Care Act,..

February 15, 2013
NC Congressional Candidates Answer Questions on Health Policy: Districts 1-4

NC Congressional Candidates Answer Questions on Health Policy: Districts 1-4

Our reporters spent several weeks calling and emailing all of NC’s Congressional candidates to ask the same three questions on health..

November 2, 2012
Event Raises Funds, Awareness, Through Dancing

Event Raises Funds, Awareness, Through Dancing

Close to a hundred people gathered in Chapel Hill Friday evening to raise money for a local community health center by dancing. By Rose..

July 2, 2012
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