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Exercise & Your Brain: Are Couch Potatoes at Greater Risk for Cognitive Deterioration?

When was the last time you exercised? The Effect of Fitness on the Brain There is well documented research that physical exercise has protective effects against metabolic and cardiovascular disease. Recently, the effects of exercise and the benefits to healthy brain aging has received more attention as well. The exact mechanisms for how and under […]

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Free Stroke Screening – Thursday

WakeMed is home to two Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Centers in Raleigh and Cary, and once again, the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association are honoring these 24/7 dedicated stroke teams with national Get With The Guidelines® awards for the high-quality care they provide to stroke patients. • WakeMed Cary Hospital – Stroke […]

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Scully Needs Your Vote

Thanks and high paws to everyone who voted to help Scully advance in the 2012 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards. Scully is currently in eighth place and needs your help to become a finalist. Log on to www.herodogawards.org and click here to vote for him in the service dog category. Voting ends on June […]

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WakeMed Stroke Centers Receive Quality Awards

WakeMed Raleigh Campus and WakeMed Cary Hospital. the only Joint Commission certified Stroke Centers in Wake County, have received quality awards from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.  WakeMed Raleigh Campus received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Performance Achievement and Gold Plus Quality Achievement Awards for exceptional performance for […]

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