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Lower Your Blood Pressure in 3 Steps

You may have heard that the American Heart Association recently made a change to blood pressure guidelines.   This important change is the first in 14 years and reflects the results of several long-term studies (including the SPRINT study) which show that there are lower rates of cardiovascular events when blood pressure is controlled to lower […]

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WakeMed Mothers’ Milk Bank – Expanding to Meet Critical Needs

Fragile newborns need the best possible nutrition to grow and develop into healthy infants. A mother’s breast milk is best, but many times critically ill and premature babies can’t breastfeed, and their mothers are frequently unable to pump enough milk for them. Dr. Jonathan Seigel is a neonatologist and medical director of WakeMed Mother’s Milk Bank. According to […]

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Celebrating the Women of WakeMed

March is Women’s History Month, and to celebrate, we’ll be highlighting some of the women who have made a difference at WakeMed throughout the month – so stay tuned! About Women’s History Month Women’s History Month is celebrated annually in the United States during the month of March as a way to highlight some of […]

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Live Your Healthiest Year Yet

The most popular New Year’s resolution is to get healthy and lose weight. Make this the year that those resolutions result in real change by following the very sensible advice of dietitians and nutrition scientists around the world.  This advice is summed up in a recent News & Observer article written by WakeMed’s own Parul Kharod. […]

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