09/11/18

Hurricane Florence

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LiveWell Blog

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

Ease Back to School Stress

The beginning of a new school year can be a challenging time for children and parents, from transitioning to a new grade and meeting new teachers to getting to know a new school. But, with some preparation, making the shift from a laid-back summer to a school routine doesn’t have to be difficult. “It’s important …

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  • Jul 31,
  • 2018

How to Have Safe & Enjoyable School Days

  Part of Wayne UNC Health Care’s mission is to improve the health & wellness of our community.  That begins by giving your children the healthy support they need. Below, our School Health Team offers some safety tips you can share with your children as they head off to school. Tips for Kindergartners & Grade-Schoolers …

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  • Jul 31,
  • 2018

Stay Safe in Warm Weather

The summer months are prime time for swimming and soaking up sunshine. While your family is out enjoying the warm weather, it’s important to take precautions to keep everyone safe and well in the summer heat. Swimming The threat of drowning exists for swimmers of all ages. Jessica Thomas, a nurse practitioner with UNC Primary …

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  • Jul 20,
  • 2018

5 Daily Habits That Are Causing You Back Pain

How’s your back feeling? If it hurts, you’re not alone—nearly half of all working Americans experience back pain each year. And though some opt for medication or surgery to get rid of back pain, that’s not always the right mode of treatment—and some drugs might cause you more trouble. “For lower back pain especially, narcotic pain …

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  • Jul 14,
  • 2018

Five Adventures in Your Backyard

With the summer months upon us, there’s never been a better time to get out as a family and enjoy some of our community’s best fun and free local activities. A staycation can provide a much-needed opportunity to keep your family engaged and connected. This summer, Wayne UNC Health Care encourages you to enjoy our …

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  • Jul 03,
  • 2018