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Music Therapy Cuts Through Barriers of the Heart

Music Therapy Cuts Through Barriers of the Heart

Music therapy is a vibrant and growing practice in the mountains of Western North Carolina. By Taylor Sisk “I never sang when I was..

April 29, 2016 with 0 Comments
Kids’ Docs Make Voices Heard on Medicaid Reform

Kids’ Docs Make Voices Heard on Medicaid Reform

The state Department of Health and Human Services holds its final Medicaid reform hearing – and hears plenty from pediatricians. By..

April 20, 2016 with 0 Comments
Report: Shorthanded, Swamped County Workers Led to Food Stamp, Medicaid Delays

Report: Shorthanded, Swamped County Workers Led to Food Stamp, Medicaid Delays

It turns out workers weren’t just complaining, there really was a torrent of work. By Rose Hoban In 2013 and 2014, headlines..

April 18, 2016 with 1 Comment
MDs and RNs Debate Nursing Role at the Legislature

MDs and RNs Debate Nursing Role at the Legislature

Lawmakers say they’re ready to give the rules around nursing practice a vote. Is the health care community ready? By Rose Hoban Like so..

March 31, 2016
Disability Advocates Worry About Transgender Bathroom Bill

Disability Advocates Worry About Transgender Bathroom Bill

By Rose Hoban People with profound physical and developmental disabilities often need help while going to the bathroom. And for those..

March 23, 2016
It’s Not Just Doctors And Nurses, Patients Need To Wash Their Hands Too

It’s Not Just Doctors And Nurses, Patients Need To Wash Their Hands Too

As antibiotics lose their strength, there’s still one sure-fire way to prevent germs from spreading. By Shefali Luthra Kaiser Health..

March 14, 2016
No Nursing Shortage in N.C., Unless You’re Rural

No Nursing Shortage in N.C., Unless You’re Rural

A legislative committee hears about how pockets of the state struggle to recruit and retain health care workers. By Rose Hoban As North..

March 10, 2016
Rural Hospitals Scale to Fit Communities’ Needs

Rural Hospitals Scale to Fit Communities’ Needs

Three North Carolina hospital systems, three strategies, ever evolving. By Taylor Sisk At the beginning of this, the final, season of..

February 23, 2016
Deodorant Changed the Ecosystem of North Carolina Armpits

Deodorant Changed the Ecosystem of North Carolina Armpits

North Carolina researchers are exploring the far reaches of … our belly buttons. And armpits. By Laura Pellicer They linger on your..

February 4, 2016
Appalachian Community Health Centers to Open After Delays

Appalachian Community Health Centers to Open After Delays

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

February 4, 2016
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