Director describes “difficult birth process” for health center plagued by five months of delays amid federal scrutiny and criticism from peer organizations.
Buncombe poses worst problem due to misinformation, but Transylvania and Polk also have substantial levels of children not being immunized.
In recent months the tribe has elected a new principal chief, opened a new hospital and casino and faced disputes over pay raises and legalization of ...
WCU hopes an initiative to place nurse practitioners in area hospitals will promote wellness. But others say this won't fix limited access to health care.
The Cherokee community welcomed guests last Thursday to the ribbon-cutting of their state-of-the-art 155,000-square-foot health-care facility.
A newly introduced bill in Congress would extend a lifeline to rural hospitals.
As the end of the session approaches, North Carolina's lawmakers face debates over deer farming, Planned Parenthood, changes to environmental legislation and a compromise deal on the infrastructure and transportation bond proposed by Gov. P ...
With final agreement on the state budget, lawmakers have pent up bills they want to get through before they go home for the year. Some of those bills could be controversial.