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Ear Oil for Ear Infections

I am often asked by parents if ear oil can help prevent ear infections.  The answer is no. Ear oil can be used to moisturize the ear and to help excess wax slide its way out.  Ear oil is a safe and effective moisturizer and wax softener.  For those of us with dry, flaky, or […]

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Meatless Monday Recipe: Black Eyed Pea Sausage

WakeMed Cary Hospital’s Meatless Mondays have been a great success thus far.   For an added element of fun, Meatless Mondays feature dishes selected via a recipe contest open to Cary Hospital employees and volunteers.  This week’s winning vegetarian recipe is Black Eyed Pea Sausage submitted by Becky Edwards, a Cary Hospital unit secretary in 2West/CVIC. […]

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Garner: Walk With WakeMed Next Sunday

Garner community come Walk with WakeMed next Sunday, March 10 in White Deer Park.   The event will include a one or two mile family friendly walk led by Wake Specialty Physicians – Garner Primary Care doctors, music, kids activities, health education and an appearance by Twinkle, WakeMed Children’s mascot. The benefits of walking include a decreased risk of cardiovascular […]

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Mediterranean Diet Basics

The Mediterranean diet has long been thought to have heart healthy benefits.  A recent study reconfirmed this theory, showing a 30 percent reduction in heart disease for people who consume a Mediterranean diet.  You don’t have to live in the Mediterranean to adopt this healthy way of eating.  Here are the down and dirty basics of the […]

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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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