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Donating to the Clothing Closet

Emergency situations that require a trip to the hospital occur without forewarning.  This means patients often arrive in pajamas or damaged soiled clothing.  Everybody is aware hospital gowns are not that fashion-forward. When it comes time to go home, clean new clothing can make all the difference.   Volunteer-run clothing closets at hospitals fill this […]

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Vitamin D Exposed

Originally associated with the childhood disease rickets, vitamin D has reemerged as an important factor in health and disease prevention. The studies are so convincing, health organizations and our government are considering officially increasing the recommended daily requirement for vitamin D in the diet.  It is estimated that 75 percent of US teens and up to […]

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WakeMed Treats 47 Storm-Related Injuries; Chainsaw Safety Urged During Clean Up

WakeMed Health & Hospitals, Wake County’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, treated a total of 47 patients with storm-related injuries this past weekend among its five emergency departments in Raleigh, Cary, North Raleigh and Apex.  Of these patients, 13 of patients remain in the hospital, two were transferred, and 32 have been treated and released. WakeMed is […]

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