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Lack Of Medicaid Expansion Hurts Rural Hospitals More Than Urban Facilities

Lack Of Medicaid Expansion Hurts Rural Hospitals More Than Urban Facilities

By Shefali Luthra Kaiser Health News It isn’t news that in rural parts of the country, people have a harder time accessing good health..

September 19, 2016 with 0 Comments
Cardboard Builds New Hospitals Better

Cardboard Builds New Hospitals Better

Physicians, architects and hospital administrators are using life-size cardboard models of operating rooms to redesign and improve patient..

September 7, 2016
Tax Credits for Ramps, Grab Bars to Help Seniors Stay at Home

Tax Credits for Ramps, Grab Bars to Help Seniors Stay at Home

It can be pretty expensive to create a ramp for disabled access. Some municipalities are making that process easier. By Jenni Bergal..

August 26, 2016
Foundation Tackles Questions Faced by Young Cancer Patients

Foundation Tackles Questions Faced by Young Cancer Patients

The Be Loud Sophie! annual music fundraiser aimed at helping teens and young adults with cancer is this weekend. By Thomas Goldsmith Friday..

August 25, 2016
Families with Medically Fragile Children Face New Waitlist for Medicaid Services

Families with Medically Fragile Children Face New Waitlist for Medicaid Services

The temporary waitlist begins this week and will extend until federal officials give approval to a new application from North Carolina’s..

August 17, 2016
Coal Ash & Water: Timeline of a Controversy

Coal Ash & Water: Timeline of a Controversy

By Catherine Clabby & Rose Hoban ++ February 2014: Storm water pipe breaks under a 27-acre coal ash pond, spilling 38,000 tons of coal..

August 12, 2016
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
State Lends An Ear to Vulnerable Adults, Seniors

State Lends An Ear to Vulnerable Adults, Seniors

There are more seniors who have no one to look in on them when things go wrong. How should the state respond to them? By Thomas Goldsmith..

August 4, 2016
Few Young Doctors Are Training To Care For U.S. Elderly

Few Young Doctors Are Training To Care For U.S. Elderly

By Kara Lofton West Virginia Public Broadcasting At Edgewood Summit retirement community in Charleston, W.Va., 93-year-old Mary Mullens is..

August 3, 2016
HIV Cure Remains On Distant Horizon

HIV Cure Remains On Distant Horizon

Lee Storrow, the head of the NC AIDS Action Network, is in Durban, South Africa for the 2016 International Conference on AIDS to present..

August 2, 2016
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