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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
Primum Non Nocere — A Latin phrase that means “First, do no harm.” This is a phrase learned early in health care training. It is meant to help remind health care providers that first and … 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
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
“You are what you eat.” We’ve all heard it, and many of us have jokingly used the common saying amongst one another. But there really is a kernel of truth there. Eating healthy can help us … 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
It is February and as always we celebrate American Heart Month to spotlight heart disease awareness and prevention. All health care communities celebrate with events to point out ways in which all of … more
You get one heart. Treat it smart with a heart-healthy lifestyle. Your heart is one of the hardest working muscles you’ve got. With so much riding on this essential muscle, it’s important to … 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
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
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
Ask anyone what their New Year’s resolution is, and chances are they’ll mention a determination to eat healthier. While many of us may consider a renewed focus on healthy eating as a way to make … more
WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials plan to crack down on a growing number of unproven alternative remedies, focusing on products containing dangerous ingredients that have occasionally been linked to serious injury and death ... more
Most of the holiday season is now behind us except for upcoming New Year holidays. New Year’s Eve and Day parties, sporting events and social celebrations will dominate the next few days of our … 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 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
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
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
Did you know that nearly half of all antibiotics prescribed to patients are not needed? When you take an antibiotic that you do not need or that is too strong for the infection being treated, … more
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