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There are few holiday activities more fun than buying toys for the children we love. Watching their faces light up is even better and makes us feel a bit like kids again ourselves. But before you head out to shop with those wish lists in hand, it’s important to pay attention … more
STOCKHOLM — The syringe slides in between the thumb and index finger. Then, with a click, a microchip is injected in the employee's hand. Another “cyborg” is created. What could pass for a dystopian vision of the workplace is … 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
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
Flu season is underway in North Carolina, with confirmed cases throughout the state last month, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. The department reported that … more
For the first time in almost four months, the Barnett family slept under the same roof Tuesday night. Harrison Barnett is back home in Wilson. Tuesday night, the 9-year-old kidney transplant … more
School’s out, and so is the sun. With the days at their longest and brightest, many of us are taking advantage of the season, soaking up vitamin D and spending as much time in the fresh summer air as we can — whether that means planning … more
Communication seems to be the new trendy word when it comes to outcome failures in all walks of life. We did not communicate the purpose. We did not communicate the “why” something needed to be … more
Summer is here, and that means our wonderful North Carolina weather is hot and humid! With heat and humidity in mind, it is important to stay hydrated. Humans can survive for about one month without food, but survival is only possible for a few … 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
Welcome, spring! Even though Mother Nature seems to be playing a trick on us this week, the spring season has officially begun! (Hopefully) the season of warmer temperatures, beautiful flowers, … more
It’s hard to believe that the N.C. Whirligig Festival is this weekend. Time flies when you’re having fun, right? The festival planning committee certainly knows it is November. They’ve been … 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
About 300 walkers from Wilson took steps to save lives Saturday at the 2017 Wilson Heart Walk. The annual American Heart Associated event was held ... more
ASHEVILLE — Jane Doe 246, as she is called in a police report, was found Oct. 23 just after 4 p.m. She was still in her sleeping bag near the banks of the French Broad River. Temperatures had dropped that Sunday morning to as low as 35 … more
It’s probably no secret to anyone that, on average, women take a more proactive approach to their health than men do. That historic imbalance reveals its sobering effects in the facts. According to studies noted by the Men’s Health … more
I was 16 years old when I made the decision to become an organ donor. That decision is represented with a shiny red heart displayed on my driver’s license. I’m sure many of you have done the same as well. April is National Donate … 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
What would you do? There is an entire television program dedicated to this one question. What would you do if someone wanted to hold your newborn baby? What would you do if you noticed that your dinner plate was dirty in a restaurant? Would … more
Do not resuscitate: Three words that, for some, can be so intimidating and scary yet are so important when it comes to planning for your health care. What those words mean can also be so confusing. So let’s start with some basic … more
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