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Residents of Madison County are the beneficiaries of a program, Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC), that combines old-fashioned health care with the latest medical technology.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 9 Issue 1, Fall 1991, p7-10, il, por Periodical Website
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Tar Heels exceed the national averages in deaths from heart disease, cancer, injuries, and infant mortality. This article examines what the state can do about its relatively poor showing in health condition.
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North Carolina Insight (NoCar JK 4101 N3x), Vol. 14 Issue 1, May 1992, p2-19, il, bibl, f Periodical Website
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560
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As regional medical centers grow stronger, rural hospitals seek remedies for their financial ills.
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672
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Public tax-supported hospitals in North Carolina are facing a financial crisis that threatens their existence and jeopardizes the continuing health care for a large segment of our population.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 46 Issue 1, Jan 1988, p44-48, il
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1851
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This is the first in a series of articles and pictorials documenting North Carolina's community health-care projects, which make health care accessible to uninsured people and to people in remote areas of the state.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 34, Aug 1994, p10-15, il Periodical Website
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1883
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This is the second in a series of articles and pictorials documenting North Carolina's community health-care projects, which make health care accessible to uninsured people and to remote areas.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 35, Aug 1994, p16-19, il Periodical Website
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2724
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Possible changes, including more local control by county commissioners of health programs and expenditures, competition from home health care, and managed heath care systems, could affect the role of local public health departments.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 61 Issue 2, Fall 1995, p14-19, il
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3122
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The state's health-care industry is profiled with statistical data pertaining to hospitals, health maintenance organizations, physicians, and nursing homes.
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9984
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Writer Bob Brown traveled to Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York for an outpatient surgery in which he was provided anesthesia via experimental acupuncture Drs. Fan and Leung.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 41 Issue 8, Jan 1974, p19-20, por
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10707
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Two North Carolina-based groups: (1)the Appalachian Center for Wilderness Medicine (ACWM) and (2)Landmark Learning train individuals to provide medical care in emergencies in wilderness areas and in environments with limited resources.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 8, Jan 2009, p84-86, 88, 90-91, il Periodical Website
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27707
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Jen Robinson is a health care worker at the Lincoln Community Health Center in Durham and she helps homeless people get the vital medical care they need. Robinson discusses the barriers to the homeless receiving health care, but how access to health care often helps people find a home and job. Robinson, who was homeless growing up, also discusses how citizens can help the homeless and eliminate the problem.
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29496
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Orofacial clefts can impair child development and psychomotor and cognitive skills. Services and treatment for children with orofacial clefts can vary depending on cleft severity, presence of associated syndromes, other birth defects and age. This study examined the proportion of children with orofacial clefts enrolled in Medicaid who received primary cleft surgery or received specialized services.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 157, Apr 2008, p1-5, bibl, f
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30209
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Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. North Carolina doctors and hospitals are working to reduce the number of cardiac deaths by developing and implementing better technology and techniques, collaboration among medical specialties and new hospitals that feature increased capacity.
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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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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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