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

Cary Holding Event for Disabilities Resources

Cary, NC – For people who need resources related to disabilities, it can be difficult to know where to go, especially if they are new in town. But an event in Cary this weekend offers a “one-stop shop” for people with disabilities and their caregivers. Read more

Cary Chef in Fundraising Tournament for Lucy Daniels Center

Story originally appeared on FoodCary.

Cary, NC – The Lucy Daniels Center provides important services for Cary and the Triangle area, and now, one Cary chef is competing in their first ever tournament to help promote the cause.

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Waist Trainers: A Questionable Trend in Fitness

Editor’s Note: Todd Wegerski, clinic director for the Brier Creek, CaryMorrisville and Southpoint Joint Chiropractic clinics contributed to this article.

Cary, NC – In the world of fitness fads, one new trend is something called a “waist trainer.” And if you have heard about it or are curious, a closer look at its medical impact shows it may not be the ideal treatment. Read more

Cycling Studio Opening in New Shopping Center

Cary, NC – With a new year, many people make resolutions and often they have to do with personal fitness or health. A new option for those people is opening in Cary as CycleBar ads a location here. Read more

Common Injuries On the Job and How to Avoid Them

Cary, NC – When we hear about work-related injuries, many of us may assume that injuries can only happen at a high-risk occupation, such as construction work or manufacturing, but in reality, an injury on the job can happen to anyone, of any profession. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in 2015, there were approximately 2.9 million workplace injuries and illnesses reported by the private industry employers.

Although everyone is at risk for being injured at work, here are some of the most common workplace injuries, how to handle them, and how to avoid them. Read more

Primary Care Facility Opening in Cary

Cary, NC – While Wake County has strong growth in some areas, there is still community need, particularly when it comes to health care. To address this, Cary will now have a primary care facility open, courtesy of Dorcas Ministries. Read more