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Friday, October 19, 2018

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...

Eating Healthy? Avoid These 6 Sick Factors

Last week on Wellness Wednesday, we talked about the "live 5" -- a handful of food categories that deserve to be a big part of your healthy, balanced diet. This week, we turn the...

Looking For A Healthy Diet? Take Five!

This week, our Wellness Wednesday column takes a closer look at the basics of a healthy diet. A healthy diet is a balanced diet – giving a body all of the essential nutrients it...

Are You Really Prepared For Severe Weather?

Sanford and Lee County are no strangers to severe weather and it appears likely that we will experience the wrath of mother nature again in a matter of hours. The news reports of empty...

“Snooze Control” Your Health

A healthy and nutritious diet is central to our health, and so is the quality and quantity of sleep we get on a regular basis. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the...

Here’s Your Heart Healthy “Home” Work

After a long day at work, it’s easy to go home, kick off your shoes, and grab the remote. While this may help you unwind, it’s not doing any favors for your heart. In fact,...

Time For A Vaccination Exclamation!

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...

Going Back To School? Go Back To The Doctor Too.

If it's time to get ready for another school year, it's also time to include an annual check-up with your family physician. One way to improve overall health and well-being, is through regular well-checks. ...

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