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.

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!

This Week is Rural Hospital Week

May 25, 2017

It’s Rural Hospital Week and Wilson Medical Center is joining community hospitals and caregivers across the nation in highlighting the many ways we are making communities healthier - both inside and outside of our hospital walls.

May is Stroke Awareness Month

May 11, 2017

Through education and advances in treatment, stroke has dropped to the fifth leading cause of death in the United States.

Our Providers Put the "Care" in Healthcare

May 4, 2017

This May, we’re proud to join with several organizations in celebrating and recognizing a number of providers at Wilson Medical Center, and throughout our area, who are working hard every day to help make our communities healthier.

Quality is the Cornerstone of the Patient Experience

April 20, 2017

April 24 – 28 marks Patient Experience Week, an annual event that gives us the chance to celebrate the extraordinary efforts of all of our physicians, nurses and staff at Wilson Medical Center.

Learn More About Organ Donation

April 13, 2017

I was 16 years old when I made the decision to become an organ donor. That decision is represented with a shiny red heart displayed on my driver’s license. I’m sure many of you have done the same as well.

April is Foot Health Awareness Month

March 30, 2017

According to the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, the average person takes 10,000 steps each day which adds up to more than three million steps per year.

Follow Discharge Instructions on the Road to Recovery

March 16, 2017

We have all heard the story of an elderly person who was discharged from the hospital after spending several days being treated for some medical condition, only to return and be readmitted a week or so later.

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