WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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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
Right now, 6.7 million Americans are living with a chronic wound, and more than 2 million of those are suffering from a diabetic foot ulcer. April is Foot Health Awareness Month and is a great … more
Welcome, spring! Even though Mother Nature seems to be playing a trick on us this week, the spring season has officially begun! (Hopefully) the season of warmer temperatures, beautiful flowers, … more
Primum Non Nocere — A Latin phrase that means “First, do no harm.” This is a phrase learned early in health care training. It is meant to help remind health care providers that first and … more
Do you remember when you used to put on your favorite bell bottoms and disco dance the night away? If you do, then it’s probably time to think about a routine colonoscopy screening. According to … more
For the first time in almost four months, the Barnett family slept under the same roof Tuesday night. Harrison Barnett is back home in Wilson. Tuesday night, the 9-year-old kidney transplant … more
“You are what you eat.” We’ve all heard it, and many of us have jokingly used the common saying amongst one another. But there really is a kernel of truth there. Eating healthy can help us … more
Women, in general, tend to keep our plates pretty full with the normal everyday tasks — whether it’s work, taking care of family and housework. We also tend to pile on top yesterday’s problems … more
It is February and as always we celebrate American Heart Month to spotlight heart disease awareness and prevention. All health care communities celebrate with events to point out ways in which all of … more
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