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27732
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State and UNC Chapel Hill researchers have created a map to show where well water could pose risks to newborns. Water wells throughout the center of the state are saturated with manganese which can cause heart defects in newborns. Researchers hope these maps will help prevent future birth defects.
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27793
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State legislators are preparing to change North Carolina’s medical malpractice laws. The new bill would put a cap on the amount of money individuals can be awarded as a result of pain and suffering caused by an accident. Also, the bill will put a tougher standard on proving malpractice in emergency cases. Legislators say this will save money and make health care more affordable. There are questions whether part of the bill would be considered unconstitutional if challenged in the courts.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 28 Issue 12, March 2011, p9, 12 Periodical Website
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28318
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Lisa Sorg describes how important having health insurance was to her development as a child. President George W. Bush is currently threatening to veto a reauthorization and expansion of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program. Several North Carolina politicians have voted against the bill which would dramatically increase the number of uninsured children in the state. The effects of leaving children uninsured in the state and elsewhere are explored.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 24 Issue 40, October 2007, p3 Periodical Website
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28572
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Eugene Woods is the new CEO of Carolinas Health Care System. Woods is ready to expand North Carolina’s largest hospital system amid concerns that it packs too much power. Among the greatest challenges are government mandates and pressure to treat sick people collaboratively while limiting time spent in hospitals.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 37 Issue 3, March 2017, p66-71, il, por, map Periodical Website
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29232
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In the face of skyrocketing health care costs, officials in North Carolina's health care facilities and insurance companies are searching for ways to take the burden off the patient and the industry.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 49 Issue 6, June 1991, p46, 48, 50-53, il, por
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30185
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North Carolina health care providers are dealing with changes in population and procedures, the latter brought by the Patient Privacy and Affordable Care Act. They also manage growing rates of chronic diseases and face multiple challenges in providing care. A panel of health care experts examines these issues and prescribes solutions.
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30665
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The most pressing need in organ donation remains the shortage of donors in North Carolina. This article explains the process of donating organs, donor eligibility and registration in North Carolina.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 46 Issue 6, June 2014, p28, por
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35324
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Derek Triplett related the event that caused him and his sister to truly bond: a car accident that encouraged her to become one of his caregivers. It’s a bond that has endured for nearly two decades and came to include their respective children.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 47 Issue 8, August 2015, p6
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35250
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The medical profession played an important role in her decade’s journey of healing. As Rose Turner proved, though, healing also involved a divine entity.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 47 Issue 3, March 2015, p6
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35300
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The medical profession played an important role in her decade’s journey of healing. As Rose Turner proved, though, healing also involved a divine entity.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 47 Issue 3, March 2015, p6
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35972
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Detailed primarily were eventful and uneventful cases of labor and delivery this doctor attended during his six years of services. His descriptions included timely obstetric practices, such as use of pituitrin, and life threatening childbirth-related conditions like sepsis. As for his patients, offered also were observations that showed his respect for the people and their culture.
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Sea Chest (NoCar F 262 D2 S42), Vol. 3 Issue 2, Spring 1976, p58-65
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36073
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Steven Powell taught his students that just as crucial was caring about improving the quality of life as well as the number of years in a life. Another valuable lesson he instilled: be a positive influence on campus and off, donning the surgical mask and not.
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36170
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A medical care program in America provided knee and hip surgery for Cubans not able to obtain these treatments on their native soil. Expressions of English and Spanish not always understood created a language barrier at times between the patients and surgical team. The nonverbal signs of surgery success, though, required no translation or interpreter.
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36248
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Employment benefits offered by the profiled thirty four companies, ranged from small to large, included mentorships, child and pet friendly policies, free dental care, flexible work scheduling, tuition reimbursement up to $5,000, paid volunteer days, and all-expense paid trips for top performers. Profiled companies included Hill, Chesson, and Woody; N2 Publishing; Practicon; CCS Construction Staffing; Insperity; Williams Mullen; Alston and Bird LLP; and CPI Security.
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36251
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Part of winning the ongoing battle with cancer included factors that many patients not of limited means may take for granted: transportation and cost of insurance and treatments. Attesting to the necessity of affordable health care included descriptions of cutting-edge procedures and benefits of the modern multi-faceted, collaborative approach to treatments.
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