October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month when people unite in support of those impacted by this prevalent disease.
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.
Young kids and teens have gotten out of regular teeth brushing and flossing, and dentists say “COVID cavities” are a lingering effect of the pandemic.
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, and with no symptoms, experts say it is important for North Carolinians to get regular eye exams.
According to a recent report from Disability Rights NC, a majority of county jails in North Carolina have failed inspections from the state’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) from 2017 to 2019.
“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.
Dentists in North Carolina say they are seeing an uptick in patients with mouth problems stemming from teeth grinding at night, including cracked teeth, jaw pain and headaches.
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.