Waltonwood Launching Lanterns for Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Cary, NC – With Breast Cancer Awareness Month bringing more attention to the disease, Waltonwood Cary Parkway is getting involved with a highly visual event to raise money and recognize not only victims of breast cancer but survivors as well. Read more

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Parkinson’s Event Brings Attention and Exercise

Cary, NC – Parkinson’s disease affects close to one million Americans and can take a serious toll on speed, balance and overall mobility. And an annual event in Cary not only fundraises for research of the disease but gives its patients a fun way to fight its progression. Read more


Local Girl Scout Gets Top Distinction for Science Education

Cary, NC – Every year, only ten members of the Girl Scouts of America nationwide get the National Young Women of Distinction and one of them is a Cary scout who created a project to teach more children about science and medicine. Read more

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, where the meetings will take place

New Church Program Fights Mental Health Stigma

Cary, NC – Studies have shown that mental illness is all too common in both the United States and North Carolina and yet conditions can be easily stigmatized, isolating their patients. But a new church based program is looking to give people a support network and connect them with the larger community. Read more


Cary EMS Using Computers to Ease Worried Patients

Cary, NC – Riding in an ambulance, as a patient or especially for the child of a patient, can be stressful. But a new initiative by the Cary EMS is putting tablet computers into ambulances to make the ride more comforting. Read more


Chili Contest Raises Skin Cancer Awareness

Story originally appeared on FoodCary.

Cary, NC – Few food competitions get more heated than chili cook-offs. An upcoming Cary chili contest pits area chefs against one another, all to benefit local firefighters in the struggle against skin cancers. Read more


Cary Resident Organizing Healthcare Trip to Philippines

Cary, NC – In some parts of the world, access to what we may consider basic healthcare is limited for large swaths of the population. But one Cary resident is working to help, organizing her second trip to the Philippines to provide care to thousands and is looking for donations from community members. Read more

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Local Dentists Office Raises Thousands for Children’s Charities

Cary, NC – The people of Cary are known to step up when they are needed. Look no further than the results of Cary Family Dental’s Smiles for Life campaign earlier this year, which they have now announced raised thousands of dollars for charities both local and abroad. Read more


Wake County Reaching Out to Public in Measles Case

Cary, NC – With the news that a patient who had contracted measles was in Cary, the Wake County Human Services Division of Public Health is trying to contact people who may have been exposed to the disease. Read more


Five Fun Ways to Exercise in the Summer

Editor’s Note: Dr. Kevin Prue, PT, DPT,  from Prue Physical Therapy & Sports Performance in Cary contributed to this article.

Cary, NC – It’s finally officially summertime! That means kids are home from school, vacations have been planned and productivity at work is probably going to decrease (not intentionally of course) as we try to enjoy the nice weather. The start of summer also means a new schedule to get used to for a few months, and this change in schedule can really hamper our regular fitness routine. Here are five fun ways to get a workout in during the summertime. Read more