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LiveWell: Health Talk

What to Do When the Woman You Love Has Postpartum Depression

If your wife or partner has symptoms of postpartum depression, you might feel uncertain about what to do to help. It can be confusing and even frightening to see the mother of your child struggle with such intense, negative emotions when you thought this would be a joyous time. It’s important to know that what she’s …

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  • May 01
  • 2018

Signs Your Child May Need Handwriting Support

Handwriting is a complex process, involving coordination of the eyes, arms, hands, pencil grasp, letter formation and body posture. According to the American Occupational Therapy Association, a child’s handwriting development can tip off potential developmental problems that can affect their learning, because teachers often rely on written work to measure how well a child is …

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  • Apr 30
  • 2018

Wayne UNC Couple Encourages Awareness of Esophageal and Head/Neck Cancers

Teammate cancer survivors Jeff and Tammy Kincaid want you to be aware of the signs and symptoms of Esophageal Cancer and Head/Neck Cancer – two cancers that are not often part of routine medical screenings. Tammy, a CRNA with Wayne UNC, was the picture of health when she decided to have an upper endoscopy due …

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  • Apr 30
  • 2018

Spring Clean Your Makeup Bag

When is the last time you cleaned your makeup bag? As you begin to scrub other areas of your home this spring, an overhaul of your cosmetics bag may also do wonders for your peace of mind and your health. Throw Away Old Products Do you have make up that’s past its prime? Now may …

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  • Apr 23
  • 2018

8 Reasons to Get a Colonoscopy (It’s Really Not a Big Deal)

In fact, 5 to 6 percent of people will develop colon cancer in their lifetimes, according to Steward Futch, MD, MS of UNC Specialty Care at Goldsboro. It’s the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States after lung cancer, when counting cancers that affect both men and women. “But there is good news,” Dr. Futch …

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  • Mar 30
  • 2018

Farmer’s Market Can Inspire You to Eat More Fruits & Vegetables

What’s your biggest obstacle to healthful eating? Perhaps you think fruits and vegetables are too expensive or just don’t like the way they taste. Your local farmers markets can help you overcome these barriers.In many cases, food at the farmers market is more affordable and tastes better than that at a commercial grocery store because …

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  • Mar 21
  • 2018