WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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There are currently more than 100 million Americans who have smoked in their lifetime and are at high risk for the development of lung cancer. Until the 21st century, no reliable medical test was … more
August has finally arrived. The eighth month of the year that brings hot temperatures, last-minute summer vacations and the dreaded back-to-school routines. My son Owen starts kindergarten this year, … more
Have you ever had one of those days where nothing seems to go well? Everything you do seems to backfire and go all wrong? At some point in time we have all had one of those days. At the end of those … more
ROCKY MOUNT — Nash UNC Health Care is seeing strong improvements in patient and family experience scores, monitored through a standardized survey of patients’ perspectives of hospital … more
When you think about hospital services, emergency care is probably the first type of service that comes to mind. Did you know that Wilson Medical Center offers a multitude of services, in addition to … more
Earlier this year we proudly welcomed the Duke Cancer Network to our community. Many of our lives are touched by cancer, and about 1.7 million new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in the … more
June is Men’s Health Month, a great time for men to evaluate their current level of wellness and recommit to a healthy lifestyle. Physical activity is one of the best tools you have to improve … more
Wilson Wound Healing Center, a member of the Healogics network, is helping raise awareness of chronic wounds during the fifth annual Wound Care Awareness Week — June 4 to 8. Wilson Wound Healing … more
Every 40 seconds someone has a stroke in our country. That’s about two people who will fall victim by the time you finish reading this. It’s the fifth leading cause of death and accounts for … more
Friday is a very special night for many people who live in and around Wilson. This Friday marks the annual Relay For Life event, celebrating the fight against cancer, and is the signature event for … more
When 322 people signed up to be part of the National Marrow Donor Program’s registry at the N.C. Whirligig Festival last November in Wilson, Charlie Bedgood was ecstatic. The Wilson native had … more
Wilson Medical Center is joining with several organizations this May to recognize and celebrate many of our community’s health care providers and recognize their efforts to help make our community … more
The sky was bright, the fields misty and the trail muddy as more than 250 people converged at Greenfield School for Hope Station’s sixth annual Wilson Swamp Stomp. Nearly 200 runners from … more
When it comes to our health, it can be easy to focus exclusively on physical health — making sure we are staying up to date on annual exams and screenings, committing to a regular exercise routine, … more
Wilson Medical Center’s mission is making communities healthier, and that starts with providing the highest quality care possible to you, our neighbors in this wonderful community we call home. A … more
Warmer weather is finally upon us and if you are like me, this is a very welcome sight given the winter we have endured here and throughout the country. As the calendar moves toward the warmer … more
WASHINGTON — A closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the United States, health officials said … more
Borderline diabetes is a term historically used to describe blood sugars that are elevated but not yet high enough to confirm a diagnosis of diabetes. The term was not clearly defined and no specific … more
The American Heart Association’s Wilson Heart Walk will be held Saturday, April 21 at the Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf. Registration and activities will begin at 8 a.m. and the walk … more
Did you know that an astounding 115,000 people in United States are waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant? Because of the overwhelming need of donors, in 2003, Donate Life America instituted … more
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