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4:58 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Panel Will Take a Closer Look at Mental Health & Gun Violence

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Over the past year, the Mental Health Association in Forsyth County has hosted a series of panel discussions to help raise awareness and provide education about mental illness. On Thursday, the organization will host an event called “Mental Health and Gun Violence”.

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Health
6:53 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

No Medicaid Expansion in NC Means Limited Options For Some Residents

Rallies have been held across the country in support of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court made Medicaid expansion an option for states.
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Health officials say thousands of people in North Carolina still won’t have health insurance this year, despite implementation of the Affordable Care Act.  

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Health
8:14 am
Mon October 14, 2013

New Statewide Hotline Helps NC Residents Enroll in Health Insurance Exchange

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Residents in North Carolina have a new resource to help them enroll in the new health insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act.

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Health
7:43 am
Tue October 8, 2013

NC Lawmakers Scrutinize NCFast, NCTracks

DHHS Secretary Aldona Vos
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North Carolina state legislators are spending a full day scrutinizing the Department of Health and Human Services, especially a pair of computer systems that aren't working well for some doctors and food stamp applicants.

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Health
1:41 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Triad Residents Learn More About New Health Insurance Exchanges

Health experts say of the 1.5 million uninsured residents in North Carolina, about half of those people will be eligible for federal subsidies to make the healthcare plans more affordable.
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Online enrollment in the new health insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act began on Tuesday.

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