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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

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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

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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

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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

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Money Matters: Medicare and Medigap

Cary, NC – Most adults become eligible for Medicare on the first day of the month they turn age 65. Whether you need to sign up and how to go about doing so depends on the type of coverage you select and whether you collect Social Security benefits prior to becoming eligible for Medicare.

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All Dementia Is Not Alzheimer’s

Editor’s Note: Haley Lynn Gray from Extension of You contributed to this article.

Cary, NC – Not all dementia is Alzheimer’s. Likewise, dementia is not a natural result of aging. It is important to be able to recognize the signs of each and to get an accurate diagnosis for an elderly loved one. Read more

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Storytelling is Key at Cary Marketing Agency

Cary, NC – In an age where marketing is all around us with the explosion in social media and mobile technology, one Cary business has found a way to reach people by focusing on the original form of media: storytelling. Read more

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Charity Race for Runners With Appetites

Cary, NC – The promise of pancakes, bacon and beer is a good incentive for someone to run a 5K. Knowing that 5K is going to help North Carolina’s uninsured is even better. Read more

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Horses Helping Cary-Area Veterans

Cary, NC – When men and women return home from the military, they can be injured in ways that are hard to notice or treat. But at Cary’s Harbor Reins, veterans and active military with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) work through their problems with horses. Read more