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Carolyn Hansen: Happiness comes from within and exercise helps

Carolyn Hansen: Happiness comes from within and exercise helps

Endorphins are natural “feel good” hormones and are produced in the brain during intense physical activity. Photo / 123rf OPINION Happiness is almost a global obsession these days. The self-help shelves of bookstores and online websites are full of offers that promise to help you find or achieve happiness. We could define happiness as just …

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North Carolina: Medicaid leader, Medicaid laggard

North Carolina: Medicaid leader, Medicaid laggard

North Carolina pioneered patient-centered medical homes and other ways to manage health care for Medicaid recipients. But it was one of the last states to contract with managed care organizations and did not expand Medicaid. When it comes to enrolling Medicaid members in managed care, North Carolina is both an innovator and an outlier. The …

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