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September 18, 2018

Health and the Environment in North Carolina

By Kaitlin Phillips

In the latest issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal, contributors examine the impact of the air we breathe and the water we drink on the workings of our bodies.

September 11, 2018

NCIOM Annual Meeting Focused on Challenges and Benefits of Teamwork

By Kaitlin Phillips

“The vast majority of health improvement does not occur in office visits or hospitalizations,” Patrick Conway, president and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, said from…

August 29, 2018

What are Prepaid Health Plans?

By Berkeley

By Berkeley Yorkery   Medicaid Prepaid Health Plans (PHPs) are coming to North Carolina as soon as November of 2019.[1] Under Medicaid transformation, the North Carolina Department of Health and…

August 17, 2018

A Growing Crisis

By Adam Zolotor

By Adam Zolotor, MD, DrPH   The headline in the New York Times on August 15 should alarm us all. A record was set of 72,000 overall drug overdose deaths…

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