Carolinas Medical Center

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President Donald Trump announced his intent to declare the opioid crisis a national emergency. Once that is official it would free up government officials to dedicate more people and resources for treatment. Carolinas HealthCare System is trying to curb the amount of opioid medicines patients are introduced to while in the hospital with alternative treatments.


Tasnim Shamma

The Carolinas Specialty Hospital had a moving day of sorts. That meant transferring close to thirty acute-care patients from uptown Charlotte to Pineville. They were welcomed with pom poms.


A doctor at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte was involved in a groundbreaking study on treating African-Americans who have Hepatitis C.