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Learn CPR in Class or at Home

Registration just opened for WakeMed-sponsored CPR trainings* being offered during the month of March.  Why learn CPR?  CPR is an important skill to master for the health of your loved ones because most heart attacks occur at home. Studies have proven survival rates markedly increase for heart attack victims who have prompt CPR. This is […]

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Building Immunity Through Diet

You’ve heard it time and time again. Eat a balanced diet rich with fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein to stay healthy.  This is of utmost importance during cold and flu season to keep your immune system working at its prime. Many people believe to build immunity that you should consume more antioxidants. It […]

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WakeMed Lifting Restricted Vistiation on Thursday

In response to declining flu rates throughout the hospital, community and state, WakeMed is lifting visitation restrictions effective Thursday, February 14.  “At this time, there has been a notable decrease in the risk of flu cases being brought into our hospitals and facilities by visitors,” commented Vickie Brown, RN, director of Infection Prevention & Control.  […]

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Apex Healthplex Nearing 5 Year Anniversary

Nearly five years ago, WakeMed Apex Healthplex emergency department opened its doors to the residents of Apex and western Wake County, bringing additional convenient, accessible health care resources to these communities.  February 4, 2013 will mark the facility’s official five-year anniversary! During its first fiscal year in 2009 the emergency department treated 9,342 patients.  In […]

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