How to Protect Yourself and Your Family from the Flu

February 8, 2018

With one of the worst flu seasons we’ve had in many years looming over us, Wilson Medical Center is dedicated to helping our patients, staff, and community remain healthy. After all, our mission is Making Communities Healthier!

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January 25, 2018

Did you know that cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among women? Nearly 13,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year; about a third of those women will die from the disease. Fortunately, it is also one of the most preventable cancers.

Strategies to manage stress around hectic holidays

December 21, 2017

The holidays are a special time of year as we celebrate a time of giving. But with all of the decorations, parties and time with family and friends, it can also be a very hectic time of year, causing a significant amount of stress.

Wilson Medical Center will provide emergency alerts in plain language

October 26, 2017

Beginning November 1, the emergency codes at Wilson Medical Center will sound a bit different than they have in the past. We are joining the North Carolina Hospital Emergency Management Council (NCHEMC), in conjunction with the North Carolina Hospital Association (NCHA), in implementing a proposed set of standardized emergency alerts.

Be Your Own Breast Friend

October 4, 2017

A healthy lifestyle and early detection are a great first line of defense in the fight against breast cancer

Cholesterol: Too Much is Not a Good Thing

September 21, 2017

For many, September is synonymous with Labor Day, football and fall, which means chips, dips, barbeques, and everyone’s favorite tailgating delicacies.

Protecting Yourself and the Community from the Flu

August 31, 2017

Tomorrow is the first day of September. For many of us, September is a time for getting back into routines and looking forward to the cooler weather just around the corner. Unfortunately, that also means that flu season is upon us, as we’ve seen a few cases of the flu already.

Dr. Catriona Swift Joins Wilson Medical Center

August 2, 2017

Wilson Medical Center announces that Catriona Swift, D.O., has joined its active medical staff. Dr. Swift joins Drs. Isaacs, Cekada and Rucker at Wilson Surgical Associates.

World Breastfeeding Week: The benefits of breastfeeding

August 1, 2017

Healthy behaviors for new moms and babies take the spotlight August 1 – 7 during World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), an opportunity for health-related groups across the world to focus their efforts on the benefits of breastfeeding.

Paint the Park Pink Tonight at the Wilson Tobs

July 20, 2017

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but one may be more valuable when it comes to your health. Medical images – captured by 2D and 3D mammography can be the first step to diagnosing and treating breast cancer.

Summer Safety: Tips to keep your summer fun and injury free

July 13, 2017

Summer. School’s out, and so is the sun. With the days at their longest and brightest, many of us are taking advantage of the season, soaking up vitamin D and spending as much time in the fresh summer air as we can – whether that means planning a vacation to the beach, getting out on the water, organizing pick-up games in the park or embarking on early evening walks with the family.

Tips for summer safety for those with diabetes

June 29, 2017

Summer is in full swing here in Wilson, bringing with it the heat and humidity we enjoy each year! I guess that is the price we pay for being able to watch our crops, gardens and flowers bloom and grow.

Enjoy summer fun, but shield yourself again skin cancer

June 22, 2017

Wednesday marked the first official day of summer. Yay! Summertime, for most people, includes vacationing, cooling off in the pool, sending kids to camp and spending lots of time outdoors. No matter where I’m going, or what I’m doing, there’s always one thing that I throw in my bag – sunscreen!

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