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Disaster Preparedness Tool Kit

Hurricane Irma has the southeastern U.S. Atlantic coast in its sights, and Wake County, NC residents know all too well how wild weather can cause major destruction in our area. At WakeMed, we are committed to helping you and your family stay safe during inclement weather, which is why we have compiled a trusted list […]

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Back to School: Pink Eye

While cases of conjunctivitis “pink eye” are often associated with cold and flu season, it is also something that tends to crop up as children go back to school and are sharing books, food and more in classrooms. What is Pink Eye? Conjunctivitis “Pink Eye” is a highly contagious, viral infection that is spread easily. […]

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Myths Surrounding Miscarriage

Miscarriage, though very common, can be quite challenging and often devastating to expectant mothers. Below, we provide answers to common questions related to miscarriage as well as information to dispel any myths. Causes & Predictors for Miscarriage The incidence for miscarriage is approximately 8 to 20 percent in early pregnancies (less than 20 weeks). Risk […]

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