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Nothing screams back to school like taking your kids for an annual physical or routine vaccinations. And while it may not be the brightest part of summer, it's essential. We are always looking for … more
For months, news streams across the country have been filled with commentary about The Great American Solar Eclipse that will cross over 14 states on Monday - and for good reason. The natural … more
Since 1964, Wilson Medical Center has proudly served the health care needs of people throughout Wilson County and surrounding communities. As part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, we are building upon this legacy and strengthening our hospital for the … more
NEW YORK — Attention boys: You will grow taller, sprout hair, sweat more, develop muscles, fight breakouts, acquire deeper voices and experience changes to your private parts. And those are just the basics! Dr. Cara Natterson, the … more
Healthy behaviors for new moms and babies take the spotlight Aug. 1-7 during World Breastfeeding Week, an opportunity for health-related groups across the world to focus their efforts on the benefits of breastfeeding. Launched in 1991 by the … more
PASADENA, Calif. — When I arrived for my first mammogram it didn't take long for my sense of secrecy to shatter. Behind the counter were five young women, unoccupied and anxious to help. “Andrew Dalton, appointment for 8:45,” … 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 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
Families came together this summer for workshops that promoted a healthy lifestyle. Wilson County 4-H’s program, Your Life—Your Health, was a series of five workshops for teenagers and their parents. These workshops included topics … more
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but one may be more valuable when it comes to your health. Medical images captured by 2-D and 3-D mammography can be the first step to diagnosing and treating breast cancer. These images give physicians … 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
It’s hard to believe July is already here! Busy lives for busy people, right? Are you and your family engaging in regular physical activity this summer? Are you and your kids swimming at the pool, playing at the park, sitting by a campfire … more
The wait for mammogram results can be as stressful as the test itself for some women. To alleviate some of the worry, Wilson Medical Center’s Outpatient Imaging Center is offering same-day test results for mammograms. “We want to make … more
Summer is in full swing here in Wilson, bringing with it the heat and humidity we enjoy each year! I guess that is the price we pay for being able to watch our crops, gardens and flowers bloom and grow. Summer is also a time to enjoy holiday … more
NEW YORK — Can Amazon, the company that persuaded people to buy ever more items online, win enough of them over to having their fresh groceries arrive in an Amazon box? Going full throttle into groceries by announcing a $13.7 billion deal … more
Wednesday marked the first official day of summer. Yay! Summertime, for most people, includes vacationing, cooling off in the pool, sending kids to camp and spending lots of time outdoors. No matter where I’m going, or what I’m doing, … more
SEATTLE — Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They removed some of his immune cells, engineered them into cancer assassins and unleashed them into his … 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
CHICAGO — Drugs are scoring big wins against common cancers, setting new standards for how to treat many prostate, breast and lung tumors. There's even a “uni-drug” that may fight many forms of the disease. What's striking: The … 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
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