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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 with 0 Comments
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 with 0 Comments
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 with 7 Comments
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
Most of NC’s Well-Known Hospitals Score Low In Medicare’s New Ratings

Most of NC’s Well-Known Hospitals Score Low In Medicare’s New Ratings

Only four North Carolina hospitals received the top rating in a new federal five-star hospital rating system released this week. By Jordan..

July 29, 2016
Students Learn About Care for NC’s Underserved

Students Learn About Care for NC’s Underserved

Founded by medical students, the MedServe program allows recent college graduates to work in clinics for underserved North Carolina..

July 27, 2016
States Attack a Severe Doctor Shortage

States Attack a Severe Doctor Shortage

By Michael Ollove Stateline Earlier this month, dignitaries gathered at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro to cut the ribbon on a new..

July 26, 2016
NC Health News Launches Dix History Project

NC Health News Launches Dix History Project

NC Health News staff and writers were on the grounds of the old Dorothea Dix Hospital in Raleigh Saturday collecting stories of people who..

July 25, 2016
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