Cary Medical Student Working on Healthcare for Underserved Communities

Cary, NC – Every year, a handful of students across North Carolina are selected for the North Carolina Albert Schweitzer Fellowship to provide much needed medical care to low-income and underserved communities. And one of those students is a Cary resident, who will be getting healthcare to those who would otherwise not get it. Read more

Cary Scientist Added to National Parkinson’s Council

Cary, NC – With a diagnosis such as Parkinson’s, it can be important for patients to hear from one another on the best ways to manage the disease. And one Cary resident with Parkinson’s is now spreading that information across the country as he joins a national advisory council. Read more

Cary Schools Win Health Award, Including Top Distinction

Cary, NC – Five elementary schools from around Cary won awards for their work keeping students active and eating healthy while developing habits to help them as they get older. Read more

Local Service Dogs Help With Autism, PTSD

Cary, NC – When most people think of a service dog, they think of a guide dog for someone with limited vision or someone who has difficulty with their mobility. But a service dog company in Apex is offering something different, with dogs trained to assist people on the autism spectrum. Read more

Cary Dentist Providing Free Services This Saturday

Cary, NC – Health insurance has been in headlines for months now but little gets discussed about dental insurance. This weekend, one Cary dentist is working to provide free dental services to people who may not be able to get them otherwise. Read more

Music Therapy Earns Cary Student Top Award

Cary, NC – As advanced as medicine has gotten, there is a human and emotional quality to health that we can never forget about. And one Cary student created a project to use music to help people in hospitals, earning her the Girl Scouts’ top award. Read more

Morrisville Councilmember Gets Shaved for Charity

Morrisville, NC – If you have participated in a charity, you’ll know it feels better to donate your time in a group than by yourself. And Morrisville Councilmember TJ Cawley joined with a group to get shaved bald for childhood cancer research and treatment. Read more

Business Bits: Restaurants, Gyms and Much More

Cary, NC – This edition of Business Bits is a lot busier than usual with many new stores either opening or announcing this month. Read more

Cary Student Designs Medical Tray for Space Surgeries

Cary, NC – The vacuum of space presents new challenges for astronauts and that requires new technology. And one Cary student has helped this effort by designing a surgical tray for use on the International Space Station. Read more

Cary Starting Point in First Annual Bike Marathon

Cary, NC – Cary is big but not big enough to contain a new bicycle race that has participants ride from Cary outside the Triangle and all the way to Chapel Hill to benefit the UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF). Read more