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Leap year gives you an extra day. But a healthy heart can give you extra years. That’s why Wilson Medical Center is celebrating American Heart Month with “29 Days of Heart.” For each day in … 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
Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that there have been around 15 million flu illnesses just this season? North Carolina has reported 41 deaths as a result of … more
It’s a new year. As the calendar turns to a fresh page, many of us make a fresh resolve to eat better, do better and be better. But have you ever made a resolution to sleep better? It’s one you … more
As we move into 2020, I thought it would be a good time to remind all of us what we can do to ensure continued good health into the next decade. Without a doubt, each of us has some personal habits … more
A new year has begun, and the references of entering a new year with 20 /20 vision are in full swing as we all ponder what resolutions we want to accomplish in the upcoming 365 days. Among … more
The holidays are just around the corner, which means a time to spend with friends and family to enjoy delicious meals and exchange gifts. Unfortunately, it’s likely that you’ll exchange more than … more
In a review posted at ecigarettesreviewed.com of the “10 best vaping kits,” Lindsay Fox writes that “Finding the best vape starter kit you can afford is one of the best things you can do if … more
Barton College has made great strides this fall semester since joining 77 other institutions in the Partnership for a Healthier America’s “Healthy Campus Initiative.” As a participant in … more
December is often called the most wonderful time of the year — and for good reason. Visits with family and friends, exchanging gifts, sharing delicious meals and giving back to charitable causes … more
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, a time to share information and raise awareness. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer and leading cause of cancer death for both men and women. … more
Family feasts. Office parties. Casual get-togethers. Whatever the celebration during this festive time of year, there’s one thing that just about every gathering has in common: food. And while this … more
At Hospice of Wilson Medical Center, we know that a terminal illness affects more than just a patient; it also affects those closest to them — people like family and close friends. When a cure … more
If you aren’t living with diabetes, there’s a good chance that at least one of the friends or loved ones you’ll see this upcoming holiday season is affected by the disease. My son certainly is. … more
Nov. 1 marks the beginning of open enrollment for 2020 health insurance coverage through the health insurance marketplace. Since debuting in 2013, the health insurance marketplace has provided access … more
Fall has finally arrived which brings lots of pumpkins, change in leaves and one of my favorite holidays — Halloween. This is the one time of the year all of us can dress up in some silly or … more
As many people know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, which is a terrific opportunity to discuss screening for a familial breast cancer syndrome. Traditionally, 5% to 10% of all cancers … more
October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time set aside each year to review our knowledge of this disease, shine a spotlight on its risks and symptoms, and raise awareness of how we can help … more
Do you ever wish you had someone who could just be by your side as you go through a course of treatment? Imagine facing a possible diagnosis of cancer or have a confirmed cancer diagnosis and … more
The issue of suicide is a very difficult and concerning topic to address — and, unfortunately, it is on the rise. In fact, a recent survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … more
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