Do you have a sore throat? Would you try drinking a mixture of moonshine, honey and chili paste to avoid seeing a doctor?
As Medicaid, Medicare and uninsured patients turn to the ER for primary care services, hospitals struggle to treat everyone.
Suicide is one of the top five causes of death in North Carolina and the North Carolina veteran suicide rate is double that of civilians. Can the provisions of the Affordable Care Act help prevent the high rate of suicide in North Carolina?
Transition, reform, reorganization — anyway you phrase it, North Carolina's mental health care system is undergoing a serious period of change.
In the age of instant gratification, arguments that preventive care will reduce costs significantly in the long run usually don’t cut it, especially when it comes to tobacco-use prevention and cessation programs in North Carolina.