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CHICAGO — Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery: Does treating opioid addiction with medication save lives? Or does it trade one addiction for another? Health Secretary Tom … more
It’s Rural Hospital Week, and Wilson Medical Center is joining community hospitals and caregivers across the nation in highlighting the many ways we are making communities healthier — both inside and outside of our hospital … more
Cancer. Heart disease. Stroke. Everyone hears about these diseases all the time, and rightfully so, since they can lead to severe illness and even death. However, the one disorder a lot of people do not have much knowledge of is sepsis. Simply … more
The HPV vaccine that helps prevent cervical cancer in women also might lower the risk in young men of oral infections that can cause mouth and throat cancers, a new study finds. These cancers are rising fast, especially in men, and research … 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
May is Stroke Awareness Month. Through education and advances in treatment, stroke has dropped to the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States. For Wilson County, stroke is still the third-leading cause of death. Stroke is the … more
WASHINGTON — Connor Mitchell's university classes take place online, he doesn't have any exams and he studies in a different country every year. Is he looking into the future or taking a gamble? With college costs rising steadily and … more
This May, we’re proud to join with several organizations in celebrating and recognizing a number of providers at Wilson Medical Center, and throughout our area, who are working hard every day to help make our communities healthier. From May … 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
Wash your hands! How many times have we heard this phrase repeated over our lifetimes? And not without reason. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 80 percent of infectious diseases are transmitted by touch. … more
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