Julie Havlak - Carolina Journal News Service

Julie Havlak - Carolina Journal News Service

RALEIGH — Dental hygienists could gain more freedom to treat patients in rural areas and nursing homes.

RALEIGH — A surgeon fighting state restrictions on medical equipment lost a court battle Friday, Jan. 9, when Superior Court Judge Gregory McGuire dismissed his specific complaints and sent his broader constitutional challenge before a three-judge panel.

RALEIGH — When they unveiled their plans, the room was crammed with hundreds of people —a stunning turnout for their home in rural Appalachia.

RALEIGH — Thousands of elderly patients lost their health care provider, and nurse practitioner Michelle Schmerge had to watch them go.

RALEIGH — Some blind workers hope to recover their jobs in Winston-Salem.

RALEIGH — When Hurricane Florence battered North Carolina, vaccines spoiled in Lee Ann Amann’s clinic and across the coastline. Without a reliable generator, her clinic shut down and lost tens of thousands of dollars.

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s state pension plan is prepared to weather another recession, a Pew Charitable Trusts stress test says. 

RALEIGH — When her teenage son collapsed in a seizure, it hit High Point mother Kelly Kinard. Luka was addicted. He was vaping the equivalent of 80 cigarettes per day, and it took sending him to rehab in California to get him to stop.

RALEIGH — A doctor suing to overturn restrictions on patient care just won his first victory.

RALEIGH — Medicaid transformation could be a casualty of the budget stalemate.

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