Novant looks to Asheville for potential fourth health care hub in NC | Local

Novant looks to Asheville for potential fourth health care hub in NC |  Local

Novant Health Inc. is looking westward for its next North Carolina expansion market, hoping to establish a fourth urban hub in the state. The Winston-Salem health care system applied June 15 for permission to build a $328.73 million community hospital campus to serve the greater Asheville area. Novant already has an imaging center in the … Read more

The FDA goes after nicotine

The FDA goes after nicotine

The FDA this week launched a crackdown on smoking and vaping — ordering the vaping device Juul to be taken off the market and announcing its intention to require makers of cigarettes and other tobacco products to reduce the amount of nicotine in them. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court did not announce a ruling in a … Read more

Burlington School Board Votes to Relocate Some Tech Center Programs to Airport | Education | Seven Days

Burlington School Board Votes to Relocate Some Tech Center Programs to Airport |  Education |  Seven Days

click to enlarge File: Oliver Parini ©️ Seven Days Burlington Technical Center students in the aviation program The Burlington School Board voted Wednesday to alter plans for the district’s new high school and technical center in … Read more

Study examines policies for transferring students with mental health emergencies from university to hospital

Study examines policies for transferring students with mental health emergencies from university to hospital

The chances that police will become involved in the care of a student who seeks help for their mental health on campus at an Ontario university health clinic depends on which university they attend, according to a new CAMH-led qualitative study published today in the journal CMAJ Open. The study is believed to be the … Read more

UAB’s Magic City LGBTQ Health Studies Endowed Professor reflects on first Pride Month in the Deep South – News

UAB's Magic City LGBTQ Health Studies Endowed Professor reflects on first Pride Month in the Deep South - News

In honor of Pride Month, Sarah MacCarthy, Sc.D., the first Magic City LGBTQ Health Studies Endowed Professor, reflects on the ongoing need for health equity for LGBTQ communities, why addressing LGBTQ health is good for everyone and her goals for the future . Written by: Maria White Media contact: Hannah Echols Sarah MacCarthy, Sc.D., UAB’s … Read more

Area-level education and income linked with patients’ lung cancer stage at the time of diagnosis

Area-level education and income linked with patients' lung cancer stage at the time of diagnosis

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, and early detection and treatment are key to prolonging survival in patients. A recent study published by Wiley online in CANCERa peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, found that area-level education and income are associated with patients’ lung cancer stage at … Read more