Cary Gym Helping Veterans Transition to Life Back Home

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 Girl Scout Volunteers for Children’s Hospital

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

Neck Pain? Look No Further Than Your Phone For The Cause

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

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

Transitions Hospice Breaks Ground on Expansion

Cary, NC – As Wake County’s population gets older, the need for medical care increases. To meet this demand, Cary’s Transitions LifeCare recently took up the first steps to construct two new wings for its hospice patients. Read more

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

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

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