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Lung Cancer Screenings Save Lives

Getting screened for lung cancer could save your life. This month, we are celebrating Lung Cancer Awareness by sharing news and information related to lung cancer and pulmonary health. Having a CT screening can help identify lung cancer in its early stages, when it’s most treatable. Locations for Lung Cancer Screening at WakeMed WakeMed is […]

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RSV Who?

Every year during the fall, winter and early spring, we restrict visitation to our Children’s Hospital and our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  The reason: to protect our patients from viruses like RSV (respiratory syncytial virus).  You may have never heard of RSV, but there is a very good chance that you HAVE had it.  For […]

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Treatment for Hand Injuries

You have a hand injury – and maybe a hand fracture – and you’re wondering what to expect from your visit to the emergency department, orthopaedic office or urgent care.  Dr. Okechukwu Nwoko, a hand and wrist specialist with Wake Orthopaedics, talked us through what physicians consider when determining the treatment plan for an orthopaedic […]

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