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5503
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This study seeks to \"quantify the extent of limited health care access among three risk groups: people with chronic illnesses; people with high-risk behaviors or with high-risk conditions; and people who fail to comply with recommended preventative health care practices.\" The authors discuss how the study was conducted, the results, and what conclusions were drawn.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 131, Mar 2002, p1-9, il, bibl
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16952
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Examinations of the spatial patterns of disability rates by North Carolina county reveals regional patterns with eastern and mountain counties having higher levels of disabilities. Income and ethnic measures show the most frequent statistically significant associations with disability rates.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 11 Issue , 2003, p62-73, map, bibl
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17179
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Telemedicine networks which the state's 135 hospitals can connect with provide advanced health care information to patients in rural areas where in-person clinical interactions with doctors are not always possible.
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18431
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North Carolina Memorial Hospital is a medical tradition in the state. As a major medical center and teaching hospital, it is a symbol of health care at its best--technologically sophisticated, diversified, and specialized. Another aspect of the tradition is that NCMH provides assured access to hospital services to indigent residents in North Carolina. This article examines NCMH's role in providing access for the poor, and the basis for its role, relationship with other hospitals, and if it can continue its function for the poor.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 50 Issue 4, Spring 1985, p29-37, f
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24888
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As healthcare is necessary for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, the question of whether health risks mean limited healthcare must be answered. Three groups are studied: those with chronic illnesses, high risk behaviors, or who fail to comply with recommended preventative health care practices.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 131, February 2002, p1-9, bibl, f
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24893
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The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System has found that there is a geography factor to consider when looking for health indicators. Health care access is varied across various counties and regions. Poorer areas had worse health care outcomes while the wealthiest areas had better health outcomes.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 137, Aug 2003, p1-7, bibl, f
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24905
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Jesse Cureton plans to make Novant Health a better form of medicine by focusing more on preventative care rather than expensive as-needed care. He planes to keep costs low with this new segregation of patients into three categories.
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27346
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The article explores the impact of Duke’s Pediatric Infectious Disease Clinic and the children affected with HIV who are served there.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 9 Issue 43, October 23-29 1991, p11-12 Periodical Website
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27360
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The cost of health care is rising due to practices of consumers and the way the health care system is setup. Several Triangle area medical experts weigh in on the problems with the health care system and its rising costs.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 9 Issue 31, July 31- Aug. 6 1991, p11-12 Periodical Website
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27225
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For transgender people in the South who are looking to transition, accessing health care they need can be daunting. To help, hormone replacement therapy is now offered at Planned Parenthood South Atlantic in Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and Asheville, and soon will be available in Charlotte as well. The nonprofit has also updated its language and programming to be more inclusive.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 28, July 2016, p7, il Periodical Website
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28410
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Lynice Williams is the winner of a 1993 Independent Weekly Citizen Award. Williams is the executive direction of the grassroots advocacy group NC Fair Share. Williams and her group works to achieve social justice and their work has helped low- and moderate-income North Carolinians find good, affordable health care.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 11 Issue 47, November 1993, p12 Periodical Website
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28991
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The Community Alternatives Program in Durham uses Medicaid funds to provide services for children and adults with disabilities and extra needs. The program has helped citizens, such as Sarah Gamble, to have a life and raise a child. Now under a new presidential administration, those previously uninsured and often uninsurable who have gained access to health care under the Affordable Care Act, have found themselves in a deep state of anxiety and uncertainty.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 11, March 2017, p14-17, por Periodical Website
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31259
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According to the Carolina Organ Procurement Agency in Durham, more than two-thousand North Carolinians are waiting for organ or tissue donations. The statewide program of the EMC Volunteers Committee in 1999 is to promote organ and tissue donation. In this article, a North Carolina family discusses organ donation and their experience.
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31288
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North Carolina Congressman Mike McIntyre discusses efforts toward good health care in rural communities. As co-chairman of the Rural Health Care Coalition, McIntyre helped introduce the Triple-A Rural Health Improvement Act, which addresses accessibility, affordability and accountability of health care services.
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31706
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Governor Jim Holshouser discusses rural health care in North Carolina and plans for a medical school at East Carolina University. He also discusses trends in the medical profession, which include the lack of small town family physicians, the overflow of primary care, and the lack of accessible primary medical care.
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