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What’s the Right Inpatient Rehab for Mom after Stroke?

“The medical team saves lives; the rehab team restores lives.” A WakeMed Rehab occupational therapist uses this phrase to help patients and their family members understand the difference between what providers in WakeMed’s acute care hospital and providers in the WakeMed Rehabilitation Hospital do for patients who have suffered a stroke. Making Difficult Decisions About […]

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Adults Need Vaccines Too!

Immunizations are not just something you need to get as a child anymore.  Instead, they are an essential part of preventative care and overall well being. Get Immunized for a Healthier Life Immunizations help you live a longer and healthier life.  According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC): Immunizations prevent more than 21 […]

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Announcing Cancer Care Plus+

WakeMed and Duke are partnering to bring together Duke’s world-class cancer program and WakeMed’s surgical oncology expertise. Cancer Care Plus+, a joint operating agreement, will establish a comprehensive cancer service throughout the WakeMed system that is fully integrated with Duke Cancer Institute locations in Wake County and anchored at Duke Raleigh Hospital. Access to Cancer […]

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Can’t Hear in a Noisy Room? Here’s Why

Most people have trouble understanding conversations in background noise environments. This includes people with normal hearing as well as people who have hearing loss. Persons with hearing loss can get assistance with specifically tuned amplification from an audiologist – most commonly in the form of a hearing aid. Advances in Hearing Aid Technology The most […]

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Allergic Rhinitis

Achoo! This past winter season has done its part in confusing even medical professionals. When it comes to preparing our patients for avoiding sickness, drastic changes in weather can present a challenge. Now that spring is officially upon us, we are all excited at the opportunity to spend more time outdoors. But with embracing the […]

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