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Summer Safety for Pets

If you’re like me, you want to spend all your free time with your best buddy…your furry friend.  But, in these ‘dog days’ of summer, we have to take extra precautions when we have our pets with us in the sweltering summer weather. Pets are often so eager and excited to spend time with their […]

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This Summer, Have a (Healthy) Heart

Summer is a great time of year for travel, outdoor fun, cookouts and festivities. Whether you suffer from heart disease, are at risk for heart disease or just want to maintain a heart healthy lifestyle, here’s some tips from your neighborhood cardiologist, Dr. Richard Daw, who practices at the Apex and Cary offices of WakeMed […]

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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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