09/11/18

Hurricane Florence

For the latest announcements surrounding Hurricane Florence

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LiveWell: Stories

Early Signs of Ovarian Cancer, and How to Help Reduce Your Risk

You often hear how important it is to be screened for cancer, whether it’s getting a mammogram or colonoscopy. But when it comes to ovarian cancer, there’s no screening available—and that can be a scary realization for women. In the United States, ovarian cancer is the deadliest gynecologic cancer and the fifth-leading cause of cancer-related death in women. The …

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  • Sep 18
  • 2018

Wayne UNC Prepares for Hurricane Florence

For updates on Hurricane Florence, please follow our Wayne UNC Health Care Facebook Page. Before, during and after the storm we will be sharing information to keep our community safe.

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  • Sep 11
  • 2018

Packing Fun, Nutritious Lunches for Your Kids

Packing a healthy lunch box can be challenging for busy families that are constantly on the go. The good news is that a healthy lunch can be uncomplicated, and meal prep can be fun for parents and children. “One of the best ways parents can encourage healthy eating is to include their children in shopping …

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  • Sep 05
  • 2018

How to Pack a Healthy Lunch

Whether you’re packing lunches for kids or yourself, you should feel good about selecting wholesome foods and healthy portion sizes. Plus, you’ll save money if you pack a lunch instead of going out to eat. Here are our suggestions for packing a healthy lunch! Pick a Protein: Choose cut up chicken breast, turkey, ham, hard …

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  • Aug 20
  • 2018

5 Benefits of Breastfeeding

August marks National Breastfeeding Month, a time for highlighting the many benefits of breastfeeding for infants and mothers alike. Although breastfeeding appears to be on the rise in the United States, plenty of nursing families still need support from the community. Why breastfeed? Breastmilk contains precisely the right quantities of fat, protein, sugar and water …

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  • Aug 15
  • 2018

Breastfeeding Month: It takes a village!

Susan Campbell, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, is Director of Perinatal Services at Wayne UNC Health Care. She has been a nurse for over 30 years, caring for babies and their families, helping many of them have a successful breastfeeding experience. As I talk with new families each day, I often get questions from new fathers and …

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  • Aug 01
  • 2018