North Carolina Health Link Weekly – June 15th, 2015
The health care industry is one that begs discussion — it’s personal, it’s social, and it impacts us all. Every week we come across hundreds of articles, tweets, updates, and briefs. We thought you’d like to read some of what we’re seeing right now, and start a conversation. Tune in Mondays for your weekly dose of all things North Carolina health care news related.
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Innovation and Trends
- National Pilot Program to Train Doctors in Transgender Health
- Loss of ACA Subsidies Would Hit Some Insurers Harder Than Others
- ObamaCare Hits All-Time Low in Poll
Health Care Technology
- High-tech monitors, cool gadgets help spark a health care revolution
- Panel Tells F.D.A. to Back Second Drug to Help Heart
Health and Fitness
- Albemarle Enters Partnership With Kids in Parks Program
- Ready, Set, Rest! – The Importance of Taking a Break
- Recently-opened Crooked Creek Park is a hit in Indian Trail
- Obama’s Health Care Dare
- Slave Policies Could Affect Durham’s Next Insurance Provider
- Medicare Drug Plans Favor Generic Opioids Over Those Designed To Avoid Abuse, Study Finds
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