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September 1, 2015, No comments

The study found that many older patients discharged from rural hospitals end up back in a hospital bed too soon.


Bill would require health assessments for all new NC public school students

August 18, 2015, No comments

Previously, North Carolina requires health assessments for kids entering kindergarten, but those entering the public school system at any other grade ...

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Learn about Medicare benefits at Wednesday’s forum in Jackson County

August 17, 2015, No comments

Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin and SHIIP, the Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program, will hold a series of town hall events to educate M ...

Aldona Wos (left) speaks during the announcement that she will step down as secretary of the NC Department of Health and Human services, as Rick Brajer (middle) and Gov. Pat McCrory (right) look on. Brajer will replace Wos as secretary of the department. Kirk Ross/Carolina Public Press

Wos resigns, new DHHS director named

August 6, 2015, No comments

Rick Brajer, a biotech executive, will the next person to head the department after Wos announced her resignation on Wednesday in Raleigh.