October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month when people unite in support of those impacted by this prevalent disease.
In early February 2020, Kirsten St. George and her team at New York state’s public health lab received a test developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to diagnose people infected with the new, rapidly spreading coronavirus.
The nation’s health insurance system is undergoing tremendous upheaval as an estimated 8.2 million people will need to find new coverage since pandemic protections for Medicaid enrollees came to an end this spring.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has long been a champion of a government-sponsored “Medicare for All” health program to solve long-standing problems in the United States, where we pay much more for health care than people in other countries but are often sicker and have a shorter average life expectancy.
The nationwide shortages of Adderall that began in fall 2022 have brought renewed attention to the beleaguered drug, which is used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy.
“Folks, we have a huge problem with mental health,” state Senator Jim Burgin (R-Harnett) told a room full of people at a town hall in Kannapolis last week.
Through the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), millions of North Carolinians are set to face lower health care costs through cut prescription drug costs, lower health insurance premiums, and expanded coverage, especially if they’re a senior or part of a family.
Last Friday, August 12, the House passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) sending the bill to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law.