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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week Is Here

December 1-7 is federally recognized as Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week, and it’s a good time to become aware of symptoms, treatment options and how to help others manage their conditions. Crohn’s Disease and...

Family Caregiver? Care For Yourself Too!

November is a month when we set aside time to recognize family caregivers … those extra-special people who provide the best quality-of-life possible, for loved ones who need assistance. Sometimes it's easy for others...

Don’t Overlook Diabetes Symptoms

November is American Diabetes Awareness Month, and a good time to review the indicators of diabetes. It’s important for 2 types of reasons. First, over 30 million Americans have a form of diabetes — that’s...

Make Thanksgiving A Healthy Feast-ival

For many folks, the Thanksgiving meal is the best dining experience of the year.  Filled with all sorts of family favorite recipes and traditional goodies, like cakes, pies and cookies.  But as you begin...

Do You Have a “Fallback” For Spring Planting Plans?

We often talk in the Wellness Wednesday column about the importance of healthy nutrition habits and staying active  Gardening is a great way to accomplish both goals. Although we just an extra hour of...

Be Aware Of Proper Liver Care

Over the past few weeks, our Wellness column has shared a lot of valuable information during the October observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s important to note that October is also Liver Cancer...

“Bring Your Brave” For Breast Cancer Awareness

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...

Making Breast Cancer Awareness A Priority Every Month

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...

Tips To Avoid Flu Season

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 vaccinated...

Flu Shots Thoughts

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...

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