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Wayne UNC Health Care to Open First Phase of New State-of-the-Art Surgery Center

Wayne UNC Health Care will open the first phase of its new, state-of-the-art Surgery Center May 21, adding 40,000-square-feet to its existing center.   Designed with patients in mind, the new center will feature advanced operating room technology and innovative universal rooms for both pre- and post-surgical care.  When all phases of the Surgery Center …

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  • May 16,
  • 2018

I, Jennifer Hall, RN, BSN am the Patient Experience

  “My name is Jennifer Hall and I am a behavioral health nurse at Wayne UNC Health Care. I graduated from nursing school in 2013 and have been devoted to serving the mental health population. My love of mental health nursing came from trauma experienced in the most vulnerable time of my childhood life. Mental illness was no …

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  • May 14,
  • 2018

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