WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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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
WASHINGTON — Cancer patients often wonder “why me?” Does their tumor run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet? Lifestyle and heredity get the most blame but new research … more
In recent years, there has been continued debate about the risks and benefits of vaccination, but despite the noise, one thing remains clear: Vaccines help prevent infectious diseases and save lives. And if that isn’t reason enough, childhood … more
NASHVILLE — Attorney General Josh Stein said Tuesday that the opioid crisis is “leaving a trail of death and misery” all across the state. Stein was in Nashville to hold a roundtable on the opioid crisis and hear about that … more
According to the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, the average person takes 10,000 steps each day, which adds up to more than 3 million steps per year. April serves as Foot Health Awareness Month, and since we’re only a few days … more
Today marks my second day practicing in Wilson and I am very proud to bring endocrine services to the area. I’d like to introduce myself to the community and explain a little about our new practice and what types of services we provide. I … more
Four Wilson teenagers gathered at Moe’s Southwest Grill on Sunday with T-shirts for friends who have signed up to walk in the Great Strides walk for cystic fibrosis on April 1 in Greenville. The four teens have organized their walking team, … more
WASHINGTON — Years after she left the Supreme Court, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor remained enthusiastic about the early morning exercise class she started at the highest court in the land — the basketball court that sits one floor above … more
We have all heard the story of an elderly person who was discharged from the hospital after spending several days being treated for some medical condition, only to return and be readmitted a week or so later. Oftentimes they return to the hospital … more
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to schedule a colonoscopy screening. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths for men and women combined in the United States, according to the American Cancer … more
Food can mean a number of things to us. It can be a source of delight, a means to gather friends and loved ones around a common table, even an instrument of comfort at the end of a long day. But most importantly, food is fuel. The bonds between … more
Does my child need ear tubes? Are my child’s tonsils too big? Should I worry about a swollen lymph node? Is it normal for my child to snore? These are all questions that Dr. Ken Johnson, board-certified otolaryngologist at Wilson ENT & … more
The word “quality” has become an important buzzword in the health care industry, and for good reason. But quality means different things to different organizations. At Wilson Medical Center, quality encompasses everything we do: how we … more
So you’re sitting at home watching “Grey’s Anatomy” or “Code Black” or “Chicago Med,” or maybe you’re lucky enough to catch an old episode of “ER” on a triple-digit channel somewhere. … more
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of both men and women in the U.S. In fact, according to the American Heart Association, one in four people die of heart disease every year. That’s why it’s important to play smart with your heart. And … more
NEW YORK — Andy Boyle isn't a parent. He isn't a child development researcher or a psychologist or any kind of expert, really. But he's darn funny, and he's written an advice book aimed at young people that might just do them some good while … more
With the holidays behind us, we should all be looking forward to a happy and healthy 2017. One of the ways this can be done is by establishing a new workout routine. If this sounds familiar to you, I would encourage you in your endeavors, but one … more
MIAMI — It's only mid-January and dedication to that New Year's fitness resolution may be seriously waning. Relax. Maybe it's time to try something new — live DJs, fog machines, raves, obstacle courses, even cocktails. A few ideas for … more
Coming to the hospital is usually something most of us desire to avoid, except for the occasion of childbirth. However, even then we can get surprised by the number of different bills we receive from different medical providers. My daughter … more
CHICAGO — U.S. women are increasingly using marijuana during pregnancy, sometimes to treat morning sickness, new reports suggest. Though the actual numbers are small, the trend raises concerns because of evidence linking the drug with low … more
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