WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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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
After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. In fact, one in eight women will develop breast cancer. And with October designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this is a … more
WASHINGTON — In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments … more
Did you know that there are roughly 43 million people in the United States who act as a family caregiver? Caregivers play a vital role in providing care to someone at home or a health care … more
For many, September is synonymous with Labor Day, football and fall, which means chips, dips, barbecues and everyone’s favorite tailgating delicacies. This makes September a natural time to educate Wilson about the dangers of high cholesterol. … more
ROCKY MOUNT — The “Walk of Remembrance for Steps Never Taken” is a local celebration of life that was established to honor all children lost to miscarriage, stillbirth, or newborn death. The fifth annual walk will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday … more
NEW YORK — A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu. Vaccine experts think the results … more
At Wilson Medical Center, our goal is to ensure that you and your family have the best possible experience from the moment you walk through our doors. We aim to provide the highest-quality care while making sure our patients and their loved ones … 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
Tomorrow is the first day of September. For many of us, September is a time for getting back into routines and looking forward to the cooler weather just around the corner. Unfortunately, that also means that flu season is upon us, as we’ve seen a … more
Nothing screams back to school like taking your kids for an annual physical or routine vaccinations. And while it may not be the brightest part of summer, it’s essential. We are always looking for ways to make our communities healthier, and we … more
A fundraiser to benefit a cancer patient will be held at the historic Maj. James Scarborough House near Stantonsburg Saturday. Megin Duff, resident of the home, has organized the event to benefit Joel Womack, of Scotland Neck, who has Stage 4 … more
Nothing screams back to school like taking your kids for an annual physical or routine vaccinations. And while it may not be the brightest part of summer, it's essential. We are always looking for … more
For months, news streams across the country have been filled with commentary about The Great American Solar Eclipse that will cross over 14 states on Monday - and for good reason. The natural … 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
NEW YORK — Attention boys: You will grow taller, sprout hair, sweat more, develop muscles, fight breakouts, acquire deeper voices and experience changes to your private parts. And those are just the basics! Dr. Cara Natterson, the … more
Healthy behaviors for new moms and babies take the spotlight Aug. 1-7 during World Breastfeeding Week, an opportunity for health-related groups across the world to focus their efforts on the benefits of breastfeeding. Launched in 1991 by the … more
PASADENA, Calif. — When I arrived for my first mammogram it didn't take long for my sense of secrecy to shatter. Behind the counter were five young women, unoccupied and anxious to help. “Andrew Dalton, appointment for 8:45,” … more
Summer is here, and that means our wonderful North Carolina weather is hot and humid! With heat and humidity in mind, it is important to stay hydrated. Humans can survive for about one month without food, but survival is only possible for a few … more
Do not resuscitate: Three words that, for some, can be so intimidating and scary yet are so important when it comes to planning for your health care. What those words mean can also be so confusing. So let’s start with some basic … more
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