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Elder care regulation splintered in N.C.

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  • Triangle Business Journal

May 30, 2013

The elder-care industry’s diversity shows up most clearly, perhaps, in the patchwork of state and federal agencies that regulate it.

Long-term care: Markets or mandates?

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  • C-Span

May 30, 2013

The high costs of long-term care (LTC) -- medical and nonmedical services for those who cannot care for themselves -- place a growing burden on the elderly and disabled, on their families, and on state and federal budgets.

Medicare Panel to Mull Genetic Cancer Tests

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  • MedPage Today

May 28, 2013

Genetic tests to help oncologists determine the previously unknown origin of metastatic tumors work moderately well, members of a Medicare coverage advisory committee were told.

Big Tobacco Lights Up e-Cigarettes

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  • British Medical Journal

May 23, 2013

E-cigarettes, more formally electronic nicotine delivery systems, were introduced in 2007. They are battery powered, cigarette shaped devices that vaporize nicotine so that it can be inhaled. E-cigarettes are currently a relatively tiny market.