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Visitor Restrictions During Flu Season

The flu & other viral illnesses are currently widespread in the community; and when sick people visit our patients, they put both our staff and our patients at risk for infection. Due to the high number of flu cases in our area, we have implemented widespread visitor restrictions throughout the entire WakeMed hospital system beginning Friday, […]

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Understanding Pelvic Health

The Pelvic Floor is a set of muscles, ligaments and connective tissue in the lowest part of the pelvis that provides support for a woman’s internal organs, including the bowel, bladder, uterus, vagina and rectum. Dr. Andrea Crane, Urogynecologist with WakeMed Physician Practices – Urogynecology, says one in four women may suffer from Pelvic Floor […]

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Take a New Year’s Self-Health Audit!

As we enter a new year, WakeMed Primary Care recommends you take a few moments to really think about your body, how you’re feeling and what you want in 2019 when it comes to your health. Spending the time to just think about your health may help you detect problems you haven’t consciously noticed, but should probably discuss with […]

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Norovirus

Norovirus is a highly contagious virus that causes sudden onset of severe vomiting and diarrhea. It is spread through direct contact with an infected person, ingesting food or water that is contaminated, or touching contaminated surfaces and then putting your hands in your mouth. Interestingly, norovirus has caused many outbreaks, specifically on cruise liners. Norovirus […]

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