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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
Breast Cancer Awareness Month has arrived and offers us an opportunity to celebrate breast cancer survivors, remember and reflect on those who have lost their life to this disease, and gaze into the … more
According to the American Cancer Society, by the end of 2018, an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer will have been diagnosed in women, and about 63,960 new cases of carcinoma in … more
We want everyone in our community to know the signs of sepsis. Signs of heart attack and stroke are widely publicized, as the heart and brain are vital organs. It is just as important to … more
Wow, what a week! My family vacation was last week in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Yes, we knew that Hurricane Florence was coming, but we were hopeful it would turn north and spare the South … more
ROCKY MOUNT — The sixth annual Walk of Remembrance for Steps Never Taken, a celebration of life to honor all children lost to miscarriage, stillbirth or infant demise, is planned for 3 p.m. Sunday, … more
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. What are some of the facts about prostate cancer, and what do you and your family need to know? Prostate cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in … more
Cholesterol. You probably know that it’s an important factor when it comes to your overall health and wellness, but what is it, exactly? This month marks National Cholesterol Education Month, … 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
Wilson Medical Center and the Wilson County Health Department are partnering again this year to offer a Maternity & Breastfeeding Fair to the community. This free event is scheduled for Saturday, … more
There are currently more than 100 million Americans who have smoked in their lifetime and are at high risk for the development of lung cancer. Until the 21st century, no reliable medical test was … more
August has finally arrived. The eighth month of the year that brings hot temperatures, last-minute summer vacations and the dreaded back-to-school routines. My son Owen starts kindergarten this year, … 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
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
When you think about hospital services, emergency care is probably the first type of service that comes to mind. Did you know that Wilson Medical Center offers a multitude of services, in addition to … 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
June is Men’s Health Month, a great time for men to evaluate their current level of wellness and recommit to a healthy lifestyle. Physical activity is one of the best tools you have to improve … 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
Every 40 seconds someone has a stroke in our country. That’s about two people who will fall victim by the time you finish reading this. It’s the fifth leading cause of death and accounts for … more
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