WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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New Year’s is just around the corner, and the beginning of a new year means a fresh start. It is an opportunity to tackle new projects, set new goals and find new opportunities to get and stay … more
As we work our way through January and into February, we are likely entering the peak season for flu. As a result, I would like to take a few minutes to reinforce the importance of preventive steps … more
It’s the new year, and many of us are wondering what we can do differently to achieve best self. We may assess our finances, relationships and/or romance, fun and recreation, our health and … more
Wilson Wound Healing Center, a member of the Healogics network, is helping raise awareness of chronic wounds during the fifth annual Wound Care Awareness Week — June 4 to 8. Wilson Wound Healing … more
Earlier this year we proudly welcomed the Duke Cancer Network to our community. Many of our lives are touched by cancer, and about 1.7 million new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in the … more
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, hearts seem to be everywhere you look this time of year. That’s why it is especially fitting that February is American Heart Month, a time to raise … 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
Borderline diabetes is a term historically used to describe blood sugars that are elevated but not yet high enough to confirm a diagnosis of diabetes. The term was not clearly defined and no specific … more
Peripheral arterial disease develops when arteries become completely or partially blocked with plaque deposits that limit blood flow to legs. Just like clogged arteries in the heart, clogged arteries … more
The American Heart Association’s Wilson Heart Walk will be held Saturday, April 21 at the Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf. Registration and activities will begin at 8 a.m. and the walk … more
Every year, scientists, physicians and clinical researchers converge at conferences around the world to share and debate the most promising advances in cancer care. Experts present data from ongoing … more
Fall is a wonderful time of year with cooler temperatures, leaves changing color and preparations for upcoming holidays. One of those holidays is celebrated this month: Halloween. Although not truly … more
Dozens of students and community members gathered Tuesday evening at Barton College to give a powerful voice in raising awareness about domestic violence. The Wesley Shelter’s annual “Take … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Nash UNC Health Care is seeing strong improvements in patient and family experience scores, monitored through a standardized survey of patients’ perspectives of hospital … more
Thanksgiving Day is a day of offering thanks for all of the blessings we have in our lives as well as enjoying the company of family and friends. Dinners consisting of turkey, ham or other meats as … more
Have you ever had one of those days where nothing seems to go well? Everything you do seems to backfire and go all wrong? At some point in time we have all had one of those days. At the end of those … more
November has arrived, bringing beautiful fall colors, cooler temperatures and the anticipation of Thanksgiving gatherings. Another event that occurs during November is National Diabetes Month. You … more
Warmer weather is finally upon us and if you are like me, this is a very welcome sight given the winter we have endured here and throughout the country. As the calendar moves toward the warmer … more
Exercise is a proven way to reduce your risk of heart disease. There is strong evidence that suggests that incorporating regular exercise in your lifestyle can reduce your overall risk of developing … more
The first few days of supervised exercise therapy were rough for Jackie Pierce. He wasn’t used to the exercise. “My wife, said, ‘Go back again,’” he said. And he did. Three times a … more
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