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2017 Hypertension Guidelines Update

https://youtu.be/9Csvywy7qXM In November 2017, the rules changed about what classifies as high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Experts looking at all the newest data defined hypertension as a reading of 130/80. This new guideline lowers the previous standard of 140/90. Read more about how this change affects Americans now [...]

By | 2018-02-18T23:03:42+00:00 January 29th, 2018|News|

NCMB Licensee Survey Results 2016

In October 2016, NCMB sent email surveys to 10,000 randomly selected licensees requesting their input on topics impacting the practice of medicine. Earlier this month, NCMB published their results.

By | 2017-11-27T13:10:34+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Newsletter|

Alvin Vincent Blount, Jr., MD

GREENSBORO Alvin Vincent Blount, Jr., 94, a physician and civic leader, passed on Friday, January 6, 2017. Dr. Blount was the last living litigant in the case of Simkins v. Moses Cone Hospital (1963), the landmark Supreme Court decision that desegregated hospitals throughout the South. Following the lawsuit, he became the [...]

By | 2017-11-27T14:09:17+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Member News|

Black History Month 2017

"Hundreds of thousands descended on Washington, DC's, Lincoln Memorial Aug. 28, 1963. It was from the steps of the memorial that King delivered his famous I Have a Dream speech. King's many speeches and nonviolent actions were instrumental in shaping the nation's outlook on equality.” —from Open Vault from WGBH Listen [...]

By | 2017-11-27T15:00:06+00:00 February 1st, 2017|News|
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