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Fireworks Safety on July 4th

Each year, emergency departments in the United States treat approximately 7,000 patients for injuries caused by fireworks.  Injuries from fireworks can range from burns to more serious medical problems like cuts and amputations. In severe cases, consequences from fireworks use can result in death. Protect yourself and your family by following these guidelines from the National Fire […]

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Hot Cars & Kid Safety

The Adult Emergency Department at WakeMed Raleigh Campus has not yet seen a big spike in heat-related illnesses and emergency visits. There may be an increase following a longer stretch of extremely high temperatures. Most often, people heed warnings and stay inside when North Carolina’s humid, summer temperatures first hit.  But as these temperatures settle in to […]

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WakeMed Service of Remembrance

WakeMed Spiritual Care will be holding a Service of Remembrance on Thursday, June 8th in our Raleigh Campus Courtyard to honor adult loved ones who have passed away. Families, loved ones, and staff are all welcome to attend. Thursday, June 8 6:30 to 7:30 pm WakeMed Raleigh Campus, Outdoor Courtyard 3000 New Bern Ave, Raleigh […]

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Announcing Cancer Care Plus+

WakeMed and Duke are partnering to bring together Duke’s world-class cancer program and WakeMed’s surgical oncology expertise. Cancer Care Plus+, a joint operating agreement, will establish a comprehensive cancer service throughout the WakeMed system that is fully integrated with Duke Cancer Institute locations in Wake County and anchored at Duke Raleigh Hospital. Access to Cancer […]

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