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May 3, 2022

Highlights of the North Carolina General Assembly Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Access to Healthcare and Medicaid Expansion, Spring 2022

By Michelle Ries

In early 2022, the North Carolina General Assembly convened a non-standing Joint Legislative Oversight Committee in order to gather data and learn from state and national experts in health care…

April 18, 2022

How Biden Admin’s “Family Glitch” Fix Impacts NC

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By Kirsten Siebenga The Affordable Care Act (ACA), enacted in 2010 under former President Obama, aimed to make health coverage more affordable for all Americans. Drafters of the ACA hoped…

March 24, 2022

The Forgotten Epidemic: Youth Vaping During COVID-19

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By Kirsten Siebenga Before COVID-19, an epidemic was facing our youth. The 2019 North Carolina Youth Tobacco Survey highlighted that nearly 21% of high school students and 6% of middle…

March 7, 2022

Improving Health Through Access to Food, Housing, and Exercise in North Carolina

By Kaitlin Phillips

In the second in a series of North Carolina Medical Journal issues dedicated to Healthy North Carolina 2030 — a roadmap for multisector coalitions to improve health outcomes over a decade…