LiveWell Blog

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

Celebrate Safety on July 4th

Independence Day is supposed to be fun. Unfortunately, sometimes it’s dangerous, too. Between grilling and fireworks, burns are a major reason people end up in the emergency department over the holiday. About 16,600 people a year go to the emergency department because of grill injuries; that number is 11,100 for fireworks injuries. But with a little care, you can …

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  • Jul 02,
  • 2018

Café Menu App

Wayne UNC Health Care is excited to announce the cafeteria menu now has “an app for that” making the cafeteria menu even more accessible to our teammates, patients & the community.  Since the app makes the menu easier to access, the PDF accessible menu found online will only be available through the month of July. …

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  • Jul 02,
  • 2018