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Free Day of Dentistry for Patients In Need

Cary, NC – This Saturday, Cary Family Dental is holding their 4th annual Dentistry from the Heart – free fillings, extractions, cleanings and more for people who cannot afford a visit to the dentist. Read more

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Guide to Spas in Cary

Cary, NC — Keep yourself warm and refreshed this winter with a massage, facial or other spa treatment from one of the many excellent choices we found right here in Cary. Read more

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Making Bandages from Hotel Sheets

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Cary, NC — Old hotel sheets from The Umstead are being recycled into cloth bandages to be sent overseas to help address medical needs in other countries. Read more

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Medicine Drop – This Weekend in Cary

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Cary, NC — This Saturday, September 26, 2015, the Town of Cary will host its biannual Operation Medicine Drop – four sites throughout Cary will offer citizens the chance to properly dispose of unwanted medicines with no questions asked.  Read more

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5 Vaping Stores Opened in Cary. Why?

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Cary, NC — At least five new vaping stores opened recently in Cary. We decided to learn more about this “trend” and answer the big question – is it really healthier than smoking? Read more

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Haley’s Story: Realizing My Parents Needed Help

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Editor’s Note: Each month, Haley Gray, author and senior advocate, shares stories and expertise about her personal experiences of finding care for aging parents to help provide comfort and guidance for those who are in similar situations.

Cary, NC — The realization that my dad needed care came in stages. I didn’t just wake up one day and say, “Oh, looks like Dad needs extra help from now on.” It’s not that simple. Read more

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Health: Is It a Concussion?

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Editor’s Note: Dr. Kevin Prue of Prue Physical Therapy & Sports Performance in Cary shares some important information about concussions – just in time for the fall sports season.

Cary, NC — Concussions have been a hot topic in the sports medicine community for the last few years. However, I’ve learned there are still a lot of misconceptions about concussions. Read more

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“Stories from Nursing Overseas” by Anna Iraggi

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Anna gives a hug to a patient named Fandresena. Photo by Katie Keegan.

Cary, NC — In May, I wrote an article about Anna, a nurse from Cary who was, at the time, onboard a ship docked in Madagascar, Africa and caring for patients who needed surgery. Anna is back in Cary now, so I met with her to hear about her stories overseas firsthand. Read more

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Haley’s Story: Parent-Child Role Reversals

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Editor’s Note: Each month, Haley Gray, author and senior advocate, shares stories and expertise about her personal experiences of finding care for aging parents to help provide comfort and guidance for those who are in similar situations.

Cary, NC — People are living longer, and an increasing number of adult children are becoming caregivers to their aging parents.  Read more

Summer

Exercising Safely in the Summer Heat

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Cary, NC — It’s summer time, and that means there will be plenty of opportunities to enjoy the sun and outdoors. However, with summer comes increased temperatures, increased humidity and extra precautions to take if you are playing a sport or exercising outside. Read more