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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Breast Cancer Awareness For Young & Old

Our Wellness column last week focused on October’s designation as Breast Cancer Awareness month. Authored by Central Carolina Hospital’s Breast Health Patient Navigator Danielle Spivey, it included important information about symptoms, risk factors and...

Breast Cancer Awareness — Know The Risks & Symptoms

A healthy lifestyle and early detection are a great first line of defense in the fight against breast cancer. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. In fact, one in...

Flu Season Tips: Protection & Detection

This week’s Wellness Wednesday column is provided courtesy of Central Carolina Hospital. As we noted last week, yearly flu shots are recommended as the first and best form of prevention against the flu. While getting...

Flu Shots Are Nothing To Sneeze At

This week’s Wellness Wednesday column is provided courtesy of Central Carolina Hospital. At Central Carolina Hospital our mission is Making Communities Healthier. That means we want to ensure that we do everything we can to...

Nix These Six Food Choices

Our Wellness Wednesday column last week covered “live 5” — a handful of food categories that should be a big part of your healthy, balanced diet. This week, we'll flip the coin and talk...

5 Eating Essentials

As we head into the fall season, many families and individuals find this time of year as a good occasion to establish positive habits and routines. This week, our Wellness Wednesday column takes a...

Don’t Sleep On Restful Health Habits

The quality and quantity of sleep we get on a regular basis is central to our health. Unfortunately, many adults frequently miss the mark and their quality of health may suffer more than they...

(B)rainstorming

We're on the verge of Labor Day Weekend and reports of a potential hurricane landfall in Florida and Puerto Rico later this week are already in the news. Unfortunately, Sanford and Lee County are...

Breastfeeding Brings Benefits To Baby & Mother

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) was introduced in 1991 by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) and aims to “protect, promote and support breastfeeding.” WBW is observed in August each year and is an...

Here’s Your Vaccination Explanation

Our Wellness Wednesday column last week discussed the importance of scheduling that back-to-school checkup with your health provider for each child in the family.  This week we’ll touch on another key reason for annual...

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