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WakeMed Strong

Amazing people work at WakeMed, and don’t let anyone tell you differently. A perfect example is WakeMed Rehabilitation’s Karen Medlin.  Karen has never met a stranger – just ask her colleagues in Rehab who have worked with her for the past 11 ½ years.  Filled with a love of life, people and the Lord, Karen […]

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Drop Off Your Old Medications – April 26

According to Injury-Free North Carolina, the number of deaths from prescription drug overdoses has increased by more than 300 percent since 1999, and unfortunately, drug overdose deaths have taken more than 1,000 lives each year since 2010.  These numbers are continuing to rise – learn more here. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, kids are getting into […]

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Could it be a Kidney Stone?

You’ve probably heard about how painful a kidney stone can be, but do you know much more about these pesky little pebbles?  A kidney stone is a small, hard concretion that is formed in the kidney from minerals and acid salts found in the urine. Kidney stones are usually not painful until they obstruct the […]

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WakeMed’s Café 3000 Highlights Ancient Grains & Healthy Spices during National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month continues at WakeMed. To celebrate, Café 3000 (on the Raleigh Campus) offered a “Create Your Own” Legume & Ancient Grain Salad.  Hungry diners had the opportunity to create their own nutritious salads from a variety of wholesome toppings, including farro grain, wheat berries, bulgur, fruits, nuts, cheeses, tuna, chicken and tomatoes. Learn more about the […]

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WakeMed Celebrates National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month®, a time to spread awareness about healthy eating. This year’s theme is “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right” which focuses on combining taste and nutrition to create healthy meals that follow USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Typically, people choose foods for taste, not nutrition. The good news is you can […]

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WakeMed Winter Weather Delays

You may be wondering if your doctor’s appointment or scheduled procedure will proceed in spite of the winter weather.  As of 9 pm on Tuesday, March 3, the following services and offices will have modified hours. We will continue to update this blog as additional closings or delays are announced. Thank you! Delayed Opening at 10 am […]

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