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Wilson Wound Healing Center, a member of the Healogics network, is helping raise awareness of chronic wounds during the fifth annual Wound Care Awareness Week — June 4 to 8. Wilson Wound Healing … more
The holidays are a favorite time of the year for many. From sparkling decorations and festive gatherings to scrumptious holiday food and savored time with family, December … more
Harrison Barnett won’t be getting a new kidney this week as scheduled, but a new, later date has been chosen. Barnett, 9, has been hospitalized at UNC Health Care for almost a month receiving … more
Earlier this year we proudly welcomed the Duke Cancer Network to our community. Many of our lives are touched by cancer, and about 1.7 million new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in the … more
Chances are, you or someone you know has been diagnosed with pneumonia.  Pneumonia and influenza caused 2,115 deaths in North Carolina in 2015, ranking North Carolina 49th (No. 1 being the … more
Did you know that cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among women? Nearly 13,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year; about a third of those women will die … more
Thanksgiving is here, and I hope that you are enjoying a day filled with family, good food and maybe a nap before the football games. It’s a day we often consider the events of the year, from … more
Do you remember when you used to put on your favorite bell bottoms and disco dance the night away? If you do, then it’s probably time to think about a routine colonoscopy screening. According to … more
Borderline diabetes is a term historically used to describe blood sugars that are elevated but not yet high enough to confirm a diagnosis of diabetes. The term was not clearly defined and no specific … more
Peripheral arterial disease develops when arteries become completely or partially blocked with plaque deposits that limit blood flow to legs. Just like clogged arteries in the heart, clogged arteries … more
The American Heart Association’s Wilson Heart Walk will be held Saturday, April 21 at the Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf. Registration and activities will begin at 8 a.m. and the walk … more
As most everyone is well aware, we are in the midst of a significant flu season nationwide. Currently, the flu is considered widespread in every state in the United States with the exception of … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Nash UNC Health Care is seeing strong improvements in patient and family experience scores, monitored through a standardized survey of patients’ perspectives of hospital … more
Have you ever had one of those days where nothing seems to go well? Everything you do seems to backfire and go all wrong? At some point in time we have all had one of those days. At the end of those … more
Warmer weather is finally upon us and if you are like me, this is a very welcome sight given the winter we have endured here and throughout the country. As the calendar moves toward the warmer … more
The holidays are a special time of year as we celebrate a time of giving. But with all of the decorations, parties and time with family and friends, it can also be a very hectic time of year, causing … more
CHICAGO — Are poinsettias really poisonous? Are snowflakes really pure as the driven snow? Does feasting really put on the pounds? Sure as sugarplums, myths and misconceptions pop up every holiday … more
The holidays may be over and all the presents unwrapped, but that doesn’t mean the giving has to end. Donating blood can save lives and help keep the spirit of giving going into the new year. A … more
June is Men’s Health Month, a great time for men to evaluate their current level of wellness and recommit to a healthy lifestyle. Physical activity is one of the best tools you have to improve … more
Women, in general, tend to keep our plates pretty full with the normal everyday tasks — whether it’s work, taking care of family and housework. We also tend to pile on top yesterday’s problems … more
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