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Atrial Fibrillation & Stroke – What You Need to Know

September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month.  Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) is one of the most common types of heart rhythm disorders, and it can happen to anyone. It’s characterized by an irregular heartbeat, which occurs when the heart muscles fail to contract in a strong, rhythmic way. Why is this a big deal? When your heart enters into […]

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WakeMed Rehab Teams Up with RDU, TSA to Improve Travel for Wheelchair-Bound Passengers

On Thursday, September 8, 2016, WakeMed Rehab partnered with RDU International Airport and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to present a community Q&A session regarding air travel for people with physical challenges. Improving Travel for Wheelchair-Bound Passengers The program, Wheels Up: Navigating the Airport & Airplane by Wheelchair, all started with a WakeMed Rehab patient who […]

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Spotlight On: Homeplace Farm

Owned and operated by North Carolina natives, Joe and Judy Montague, Homeplace Farm has earned a spot as one of the “favorites” at the WakeMed Farmers Market. Located on the other side of Fuquay-Varina between Fuquay and Sanford, Joe and Judy own a sprawling 175 acres of farm land, including a 1.5 acre garden where […]

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