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April is National Foot Health Awareness Month and a time when the experts at the Wound Care Center suggest people take a moment to stand up for their feet. Right now, 6.7 million Americans are living … more
Ah, the golden cloud that descends on us every April in North Carolina — announcing that spring is literally in the air — has arrived along with bursting blooms and greening trees! Among the … more
Choosing a hospital to deliver your baby is an important decision for you and your family. And for more than 50 years, Wilson Medical Center has provided care for women and their families as they … more
April showers might bring May flowers, but many of us are well aware that they can also bring tree and grass pollen and other allergens that can cause us to wheeze, sneeze and sniffle our way through … more
March Madness is here! For those of you who do not follow college basketball, this is the time of year all of the rest of us are engrossed in games, brackets and competitions. And it marks the … more
As soon as I turned 49, I started receiving AARP correspondence. A little much in my opinion — I mean, give me time to enjoy my under-50 category for the year. Really, 30, 40, even 45 were great … more
Remember the good old days? Did you have a favorite disco outfit? Did you ever get dropped off to meet your friends at the roller rink or spend hours by the radio in high school during the ’80s, … more
Generally speaking, the more sedentary an individual is, the greater the absolute health benefit of exercise. In other words, if you think you do not move much, if you begin any amount of … more
Exercise is a proven way to reduce your risk of heart disease. There is strong evidence that suggests that incorporating regular exercise in your lifestyle can reduce your overall risk of developing … more
The first few days of supervised exercise therapy were rough for Jackie Pierce. He wasn’t used to the exercise. “My wife, said, ‘Go back again,’” he said. And he did. Three times a … more
Every year, scientists, physicians and clinical researchers converge at conferences around the world to share and debate the most promising advances in cancer care. Experts present data from ongoing … more
Heart health is important to the body’s overall wellness and function. The heart circulates oxygen and nutrient-rich blood throughout the body. When the heart is not working properly, just about … more
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, hearts seem to be everywhere you look this time of year. That’s why it is especially fitting that February is American Heart Month, a time to raise … more
It’s the new year, and many of us are wondering what we can do differently to achieve best self. We may assess our finances, relationships and/or romance, fun and recreation, our health and … more
As we work our way through January and into February, we are likely entering the peak season for flu. As a result, I would like to take a few minutes to reinforce the importance of preventive steps … more
Have you resolved to make 2019 a year of better health? One of the ways you can help achieve that goal is to evaluate your sleep health. Do you get enough sleep every night? Is it quality … more
Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood — but only about 10 percent of those who are eligible to give actually make a blood donation each year. Donated blood is a necessary part of … more
New Year’s is just around the corner, and the beginning of a new year means a fresh start. It is an opportunity to tackle new projects, set new goals and find new opportunities to get and stay … more
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year...” These are the words in one of the more common songs this time of year. While the holidays are a festive and fun time, they can also be a tough … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Mike Beaudin lost his wife 3 ½ years ago after her year-long struggle with lung cancer. He was her 24/7 caregiver. “I was fortunate to be able to be there for my wife,” he … more
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