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Asheville Abortion Clinic Closing

Posted: 06/28/2014 - The only abortion clinic in Western North Carolina is shutting down, leaving the region without service for at least six months.

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UnitedHealthcare To Sell Insurance In NC

Updated: 06/28/2014 - UnitedHealthcare has become the third insurer to announce plans to sell federally subsidized health insurance in North Carolina.

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VA Whistleblower Comes Forward, Admits To Secret Waiting List

Posted: 06/25/2014 - As Congress continues to investigate why it took some veterans so long to see a doctor, we're hearing shocking new revelations from a Veterans Affairs employee who says she was forced to keep that secret appointment list.

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VA: 80 Percent Of Senior Executives Got Bonuses

Posted: 06/20/2014 - The VA says nearly 80 percent of its senior executives got performance bonuses last year, despite widespread treatment delays and preventable deaths at VA hospitals and clinics.

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CDC Probes Lab Workers' Possible Anthrax Exposure

Posted: 06/20/2014 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says some of its staff in Atlanta may have been accidentally exposed to dangerous anthrax bacteria because of a safety problem at one of its labs.

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REPORT: Sex Crimes Up At US Colleges

Posted: 06/10/2014 - A new federal report says sex crimes reported at American colleges and universities went up in the last decade even as overall campus crime decreased.

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State House Backs Camp Lejeune, Asheville Plaintiffs

Updated: 06/13/2014 - Legislation has moved quickly through the House seeking to clarify a judicial rule cited by the U.S. Supreme Court this week in blocking people from suing for damages over contaminated water.

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Arizona Judge Rules Pot Can Be Used For PTSD

Posted: 06/08/2014 - A court ruling filed this week has added post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of debilitating conditions that qualify for medical marijuana treatment.

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U.S. Senators Unveil Details Of Proposed Veteran's Choice Act

Updated: 06/03/2014 - Republican senators, including North Carolina Senator Richard Burr, detailed a plan Tuesday to give each patient at Veterans Affairs hospitals a "Choice Card" that would allow vets to seek care outside the VA system in certain circumstances.

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New Veteran Bill To Be Unveiled

Updated: 06/03/2014 - A bill that will change the way U.S. Veterans pursue their medical needs will be introduced Tuesday.

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Medicare Coverage Ban On Sex-Change Surgery Lifted

Posted: 05/31/2014 - Transgender people receiving Medicare may no longer be automatically denied coverage for sex reassignment surgeries, a U.S. Department of Health and Services review board ruled Friday.

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NC Veterans Affairs Office Opens Hotline

Posted: 06/03/2014 - The North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs has started a tip hotline to help improve services at the state's medical facilities for veterans.

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