Thanks to Carolina Mudcats for visiting patients in the WakeMed Children’s Hospital today. Later this summer, WakeMed and the Carolina Mudcats will partner for a special Families First event. Stay tuned for details.
Between Mother’s Day (May 12) and Father’s Day (June 16), the Women’s Pavilion & Birthplace at WakeMed Cary Hospital is hosting a diaper and wipes drive for families in need. By partnering with The Diaper Train, a local not-for-profit diaper bank, diapers and wipes are distributed to organizations serving low-income families in Wake County. Diapers […]
Anterior hip replacement is gaining in popularity because of its benefits to the patient. Only a handful of physicians in Wake County are certified in the anterior approach, including Dr. Timothy Harris and Russell Norris with Wake Orthopaedics. The anterior approach to total hip replacement surgery means that doctors make the incision on the front […]
WakeMed Raleigh Campus and WakeMed Cary Hospital each received a Hospital Safety Score of ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit organization that works to initiate improvements in the safety, quality and affordability of health care. WakeMed recently began participating in the Leapfrog Hospital Survey. This participation positively impacted the system’s ‘A’ scoring […]
This morning, my daughter was almost run over by a car that did not stop when the bus stopped. So, today I am compelled to share a safety message that came a little too close to home. Every day kids at bus stops are endangered by drivers going too fast, not stopping at the stop […]
What do you do when that twinge in your back becomes a debilitating pain? Recline on the couch with a heating pad and wait for it to go away? For the majority of people who suffer from mid- to low back pain, it is due to a lumbar strain. Over time, the injury will get […]
WakeMed Health & Hospitals recently received the Business and Industry Award in Science, Mathematics and Technology Education for its support of Wake County Public Schools Wake Early College of Health and Sciences. The annual award is given by the North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center (SMT) to an organization that has made an […]
Thank you to all of our volunteers who donate their time, talent and positive attitudes to help deliver the best health care to the communities we serve. Our volunteers are an integral part of WakeMed, helping us meet our mission to provide outstanding and compassionate care to all who seek our services. More than 1,600 […]
Patients in the WakeMed Children’s Hospital had a special surprise today, receiving visits from window washing Ironman, Spiderman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Superwoman and Captain America. See more as reported on WTVD’s noon news.
There are more reasons to go Meatless on Mondays than just better health. Going meatless just one day a week can also help protect the environment by promoting energy conservation, reducing environmental pollution, and helping to relieve world hunger all by eating less meat. Producing just one pound of beef uses as much water as […]