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Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week lower their risk of dying over roughly the next decade nearly as much as people who exercise more often, new research suggests. Even people who … 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
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
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas could be the epicenter for the nation's next major fight over stricter requirements for immunizations as rates of schoolchildren who refuse shots for non-medical reasons climb in America's second-largest state. The … more
As we enter this holiday season, I am reminded that not everyone is as fortunate as many of us. Most of us view this holiday season as one of joy and happiness, but unfortunately it is also one of the times of year where the suicides are more … more
WASHINGTON — Don't cut that umbilical cord too soon: A brief pause after birth could benefit most newborns by delivering them a surge of oxygen-rich blood. New recommendations for U.S. obstetricians, the latest in a debate over how quick to … more
Looking to get back into working out after a lengthy or perhaps a lifelong hiatus but feeling intimidated at the thought of squatting alongside hand-standing people at a CrossFit? Remember, even the little things can help motivate you, like a … more
Looking for the perfect gift for the man in your life? This year, Wilson Medical Center wants you to think outside the box and give him a gift that will truly keep on giving — quality, affordable health … 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
NEW YORK — Ikea's U.S. division is offering longer parental leave to employees who are new parents, following similar overtures from tech companies like Netflix as it strives to keep good workers in an improving job market. The … more
In just a few short days, we’ll be toasting each other and celebrating a New Year — 2017! If you’re like me, you’ve been thinking about the past year and the significant events that have made a mark in 2016. Now that the … 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
The dog days of summer have unofficially come to an end. School is back in full swing, which means busy schedules, homework and time to get back to planning. Eating healthy meals and spending time together with your family can oftentimes seem a … 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
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
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
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
NEW YORK — It would be easy to brush off fitness guru Taryn Toomey's The Class as another hippie trend, but you'd miss the magic. (She sprinkled crushed crystals underneath the studio floors, which she says is designed to draw out energy.) … 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
The Wound Care Center at Wilson Medical Center, a member of the Healogics network, is helping raise awareness of chronic wounds. The fourth annual Wound Care Awareness Week is being held June 5-9. One of nearly 800 Healogics-managed centers, Wilson … more
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