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Disaster Preparedness Tool Kit

Hurricane Irma has the southeastern U.S. Atlantic coast in its sights, and Wake County, NC residents know all too well how wild weather can cause major destruction in our area. At WakeMed, we are committed to helping you and your family stay safe during inclement weather, which is why we have compiled a trusted list […]

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Digital World Dangers – Help Your Child Use Digital Devices in a Safe, Responsible Way

Parents usually teach their children about the danger of strangers, but it’s easy to overlook some unsafe things that children can encounter in the constantly changing digital world. Three big concerns include: Cyber bullying Predators Pornography Parents can help protect children by teaching basic concepts of how to use digital devices in a healthy, safe […]

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Ice & Snow = Slips & Falls

Can you guess the number one reason patients visit our Emergency Departments during significant winter storms? If you guessed, injury from falls, you are correct! Injuries from falls are a major hazard during winter weather events. In fact, injury from a fall is the number one reason for seeking treatment in our Emergency Departments during […]

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