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Debate over Certificate of Need Laws Returns at Legislature

Debate over Certificate of Need Laws Returns at Legislature

A bill to change how the state regulates hospitals and other health care facilities gets an airing at the legislature. By Rose Hoban In a..

June 28, 2016 with 0 Comments
Enhancing Neonatal Care in Underserved Areas

Enhancing Neonatal Care in Underserved Areas

Doc makes it his mission to bring subspecialists to rural southeastern North Carolina. By Taylor Sisk Fernando Moya, requires little sleep..

June 20, 2016 with 0 Comments
New ASU Health Sciences Facility to Benefit Students, Region, Says Dean

New ASU Health Sciences Facility to Benefit Students, Region, Says Dean

By Thomas Goldsmith A new College of Health Sciences building for Appalachian State University in Boone will broaden students’..

June 14, 2016
Speaking Up for Aphasia

Speaking Up for Aphasia

Aphasia recovery can take years, a Raleigh-based group gives people with speech disorders the ongoing support they need to recover. By..

June 10, 2016
Senate Health & Human Services Budget – First Look

Senate Health & Human Services Budget – First Look

This year’s budget coming out of the Senate doesn’t have any large cuts, but a multitude of nips and tucks. By Rose Hoban..

June 2, 2016
State Health Director Tells His Side of Coal Ash Water Advisory Story

State Health Director Tells His Side of Coal Ash Water Advisory Story

Randall Williams’ statements are the next in a series of depositions revealing tension at the top of the state’s Department of..

June 2, 2016
ED Wait Times Not Budging for Mental Health Patients

ED Wait Times Not Budging for Mental Health Patients

Psychiatric patients languish in hospital emergency rooms all over the state. Will it get better? By Rose Hoban During the first week in..

May 24, 2016
Occupational Therapists Advocate for Patient Choice and Access to Care

Occupational Therapists Advocate for Patient Choice and Access to Care

By Rose Hoban After Justin Richard sustained a spinal cord injury in 2003, he spent three months in a rehabilitation facility, re-learning..

May 9, 2016
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
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
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