Category: medical

The Lifeline and 988

 988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (now known as the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline), and is now active across the United States. When people call, text, or…Read More »

Hampered by opposition from doctors’ groups, nurse practitioners want to change state law to give them more freedom to treat patients

By Lynn Bonner – 4/7/2022 NC POLICY WATCH Michelle Skipper has a doctorate in nursing practice and diagnoses and treats patients in Laurinburg. Cindy Cross was diagnosed with breast cancer about 15 years ago and found compassionate medical care when she first visited Michelle…Read More »