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Diagnosing Fibromyalgia

Diagnosing fibromyalgia can be difficult because many of the symptoms can be the onset of something else.  That’s why it’s important to see a physician to ensure you get the correct diagnosis. What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder characterized by widespread muscle pain throughout the body accompanied by the following one or more of […]

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Oh, My Achin’ Knees!

While many of us will experience aches and pains in our knees as we age, almost all knee issues are related to the degenerative process or osteoarthritis. What is osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is the wearing away of the cartilage on the ends of the thigh and/or shin bone. While it is part of the aging process, […]

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The Power of Collaboration. The Power of Plus.

The combined expertise of two renowned heart programs means more options for heart care right here in Wake County. Heart Care Plus+ brings together all of the heart services, providers and facilities of WakeMed and Duke Health into a single heart service. This collaboration delivers highly coordinated cardiovascular care, a broader scope of services and greater value and affordability […]

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WakeMed Offers Revolutionary HIFU Treatment for Prostate Cancer Patients

RALEIGH, N.C. (November 1, 2017) – WakeMed Health & Hospitals is proud to announce a partnership with HIFU Prostate Services, LLC, the leading provider of HIFU technology to physician practices in the United States. The partnership brings HIFU to WakeMed Cary Hospital facility, treating men with localized prostate cancer. Read the full press release here.

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Mammograms: Your Questions Answered

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Below, Dr. Lori Lilley discusses frequently asked questions related to mammograms and breast cancer screenings. Have a question you’d like to ask Dr. Lilley? Email us and reference this blog post. We’ll compile your questions and answer them in a future blog post. #1 – When should I start […]

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