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
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
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
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
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.
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