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Food Stamp Backlogs Portend More Social Service Woes

Food Stamp Backlogs Portend More Social Service Woes

The complicated and troubled NC FAST computer system used for determining eligibility for social service benefits took center stage at the..

April 18, 2014 with 0 Comments
Lack of Funds Continues to Limit NC Abortion Clinic Inspections

Lack of Funds Continues to Limit NC Abortion Clinic Inspections

This story first appeared in Carolina Public Press and is published by N.C. Health News through a content-sharing agreement. By Jon..

April 10, 2014 with 3 Comments
Disability Advocates Gather to Learn About Their Rights

Disability Advocates Gather to Learn About Their Rights

A gathering in Chapel Hill focused on helping people with disabilities advocate for themselves. And attendees got inspiration from one of..

April 10, 2014 with 0 Comments
Pharmacists Get New Duties, Business With New Law

Pharmacists Get New Duties, Business With New Law

A law enacted by the General Assembly last year allows pharmacists to give more immunizations, creating new business for drug stores. By..

April 9, 2014
Aiming for a More Accountable Medicaid Model

Aiming for a More Accountable Medicaid Model

Leaders of North Carolina’s accountable care organizations weigh in on how the new model of organizing patient care is changing the..

April 3, 2014
Lawmakers Give Initial Nod to Loosened Midwife Practice

Lawmakers Give Initial Nod to Loosened Midwife Practice

A legislative subcommittee has proposed a bill that would give certified nurse-midwives more liberty to practice without physician..

March 17, 2014
State Takes Action Against Abandonment

State Takes Action Against Abandonment

After months of review, a new operations guide helps state, locals manage response to abrupt adult group home closures. By Brenda..

February 5, 2014
McCrory, Wos Talk Reform, While Public Health Leaders Ponder Their Future

McCrory, Wos Talk Reform, While Public Health Leaders Ponder Their Future

Gov. Pat McCrory and Health and Human Services Sec. Aldona Wos came to the State Health Directors’ meeting where they focused on big..

January 24, 2014
New UNC Study Shows Most Drugs Used for Neonates Unapproved

New UNC Study Shows Most Drugs Used for Neonates Unapproved

By Stephanie Soucheray One of the hardest things for a parent is to watch their child be sick, and that difficulty is only amplified when..

December 9, 2013
Helping Durham’s New Moms Also Helps Bottom Line

Helping Durham’s New Moms Also Helps Bottom Line

By Rose Hoban New mothers have a lot to think about – breastfeeding is new, they’re still healing from giving birth, they’re..

November 12, 2013
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