Cary, NC – Food banks and food pantries are good resources for families but often the foods donated are not optimally nutritious. But one local Girl Scout has worked with food pantries and their donors to make sure healthier food is getting to the people of the Triangle.
Cary, NC – Military members go through different experiences but one stressful process that affects all veterans is the transition back home. A nationwide non-profit is working to ease that transition through exercise and one Cary gym is helping out. Read more
Cary, NC – Long stays in a hospital can be difficult, especially for children and their families. So one local Girl Scout volunteered her time and organized others to help ease their stay, earning the Girl Scout’s top award in the process. Read more
Cary, NC – In my twenty years of being in the chiropractic profession, I’ve seen a lot of strange ways people have injured themselves. And now, we have created a new modern malady that afflicts many – the aptly named “Text Neck.” Read more
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
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
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
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