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Son of WakeMed Employee Receives Prestigious Award

Congratulations to Matthew Parrish, son of WakeMed Director of Application Services, Pam Parrish! Matthew was recently awarded the prestigious 2016 Senior CLASS Award® in Baseball. About the Senior CLASS Award® in Baseball To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four […]

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NIDCAP: Specialized Care for Babies & Families in NICUs

*This blog post was written in collaboration with Jim Helm, with contributions from Dr. James Perciaccante. Parents and caregivers recognize the importance and the positive impact that developmental care can have on the health and development of premature babies. The Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP) is an approach to providing developmentally supportive […]

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World No Tobacco Day (WNTD)

Founded in 1987 by the World Health Organization (WHO), World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is an annual awareness day held each year on May 31st. WNTD aims to: Raise awareness about the health risks associated with tobacco use Encourage governments around the world to adopt effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption In the United States […]

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Celebrating Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time to pay tribute to all of those who have served and who currently serve in our country’s armed forces. However, did you know?…. Memorial Day gets its roots from a holiday called Decoration Day, which was observed as early as 1868. Years later, in 1968, (thanks to the passing of the Uniform Monday Holiday […]

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Spotlight On: Kalawi Farm

Will and Maria Williams work at Kalawi Farm in North Carolina, a family farm that is owned by Will’s parents. They are also one of several vendors who will be participating in the WakeMed Farmers Market this season. Take a look below as Will shares a little more about their business and their participation in this […]

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