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Emerging Progress on State’s Mental Health Crisis System

Emerging Progress on State’s Mental Health Crisis System

According to advocates and officials at a meeting in Raleigh this week, North Carolina’s network of help for people in mental health..

January 22, 2015 with 3 Comments
‘Tis the Season … for Flu

‘Tis the Season … for Flu

This year’s flu season is busy, with at least 10 percent of all North Carolina emergency department visits for flu-like symptoms. By..

January 7, 2015
Lawmakers’ Differences on Medicaid Appear in Harsh Light

Lawmakers’ Differences on Medicaid Appear in Harsh Light

Strong words and a vote in the Health and Human Services oversight committee on Tuesday displayed how far apart members of the House and..

December 10, 2014
With Cadmium in Their Blood, Durham Women At Risk of Lower-Weight Babies

With Cadmium in Their Blood, Durham Women At Risk of Lower-Weight Babies

Researchers have linked cadmium to low birth weights, but they’re not sure why nonsmoking mothers have high blood levels of the heavy..

November 6, 2014
Current Medicaid Reform Debate Has Familiar Look

Current Medicaid Reform Debate Has Familiar Look

As lawmakers consider making changes to the state’s Medicaid program, legislators are staking out familiar positions from the past..

October 24, 2014
DHHS Officials Update on Ebola Prep – Oct 22 – Storify

DHHS Officials Update on Ebola Prep – Oct 22 – Storify

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October 22, 2014
A Rural Practice Fights to Stay Solvent

A Rural Practice Fights to Stay Solvent

For one of the only pediatric providers in Hertford County, providing care to an underserved rural population is the dream. But the..

October 21, 2014
Lawmakers: We’ll Support Improvements to Medical Examiner System

Lawmakers: We’ll Support Improvements to Medical Examiner System

After years of underfunding and a series of scathing articles about faults in North Carolina’s death reporting system, a legislative..

October 15, 2014
State Officials Emphasize Local Ebola Readiness, Training

State Officials Emphasize Local Ebola Readiness, Training

Officials seek to reassure people in North Carolina that they’re prepared to respond if Ebola comes to the state. By Rose Hoban State..

October 14, 2014
Lawmakers Get a Long Look at Other States’ Medicaid Programs

Lawmakers Get a Long Look at Other States’ Medicaid Programs

As they contemplate reforming and reorganizing North Carolina’s Medicaid program, lawmakers are looking for examples from other..

October 7, 2014
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