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NC Voices: Diagnosing Health Care

  • People are living longer now than ever before in human history. By the year 2030, more than one-in-five people in the United States will be over the age…
  • As part of our series "North Carolina Voices: Diagnosing Health Care" we’ve been reporting on the remarkable rise of Type 2 diabetes. That rise is due…
  • Since experts mapped the human genome, the continuous flow of new information has affected decisions people are making about their health. As part of our…
  • Type-2 diabetes may be the plague of this century. Just 20 years ago, about 30 million people in the world had the disease. Today, it’s more than five…
  • This week we're focusing on health care and the rise of diabetes in northeastern North Carolina. Yesterday we met Miranda Cofield, a 50 year old woman who…
  • This week we’re examining the health care system and asking whether it actually promotes good health. Today, we look at health care facilities themselves.…
  • Today our look at diabetes in eastern North Carolina continues."Good morning, how ya doin? My name is Miranda Cofield. I live in Rich Square, NC and I am…
  • If you’re a white North Carolinian, you’re statistically likely to be born stronger, live healthier, and die later than your African American or Latino…
  • Today, as part of "North Carolina Voices: Diagnosing Health Care" we begin a series of reports looking at the rise of diabetes and its impact on the…
  • Standard-issue Western health care isn’t delivering what some people want or need. They're looking for more than just another pill or procedure and…