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Wow! May is a busy health and wellness month. There are more than 30 events recognized as health and wellness observances in May. Wilson Medical Center celebrated National Hospital Week this past … more
If you are like me, spring and summer are my favorite times of the year. You can enjoy time outside — cooking out or listening to nature. Unfortunately, this time of year also comes with those … more
My mom died of lung cancer four years ago. She was 82. My sister-in-law died of breast cancer two years ago. She was 56. They both fought long, hard battles — my sister-in-law fought for 12 years, … more
At Wilson Medical Center, we know that it takes around-the-clock efforts and dedicated teamwork to provide the highest quality care for our neighbors and achieve our mission of “Making Communities … more
  Did you know that approximately 1 in 59 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder? Since April is National Autism Awareness Month, I would like to use this column to hopefully … more
Did you know that approximately 1 in 59 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder? Since April is National Autism Awareness Month, I would like to use this column to hopefully increase … more
April is National Foot Health Awareness Month and a time when the experts at the Wound Care Center suggest people take a moment to stand up for their feet. Right now, 6.7 million Americans are living … more
Ah, the golden cloud that descends on us every April in North Carolina — announcing that spring is literally in the air — has arrived along with bursting blooms and greening trees! Among the … more
Choosing a hospital to deliver your baby is an important decision for you and your family. And for more than 50 years, Wilson Medical Center has provided care for women and their families as they … more
April showers might bring May flowers, but many of us are well aware that they can also bring tree and grass pollen and other allergens that can cause us to wheeze, sneeze and sniffle our way through … more
March Madness is here! For those of you who do not follow college basketball, this is the time of year all of the rest of us are engrossed in games, brackets and competitions. And it marks the … more
As soon as I turned 49, I started receiving AARP correspondence. A little much in my opinion — I mean, give me time to enjoy my under-50 category for the year. Really, 30, 40, even 45 were great … more
Remember the good old days? Did you have a favorite disco outfit? Did you ever get dropped off to meet your friends at the roller rink or spend hours by the radio in high school during the ’80s, … more
Generally speaking, the more sedentary an individual is, the greater the absolute health benefit of exercise. In other words, if you think you do not move much, if you begin any amount of … 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
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
Heart health is important to the body’s overall wellness and function. The heart circulates oxygen and nutrient-rich blood throughout the body. When the heart is not working properly, just about … 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
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
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