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Lower Your Blood Pressure in 3 Steps

You may have heard that the American Heart Association recently made a change to blood pressure guidelines.   This important change is the first in 14 years and reflects the results of several long-term studies (including the SPRINT study) which show that there are lower rates of cardiovascular events when blood pressure is controlled to lower […]

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Latex Allergies

The term “latex” refers to the protein in the sap of the Brazilian rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis). It also refers to “natural rubber products” made from that sap. Latex is in many everyday products: balloons rubber bands condoms and diaphragms rubber household gloves rubber balls bandages and more Contact with these products can cause an […]

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Take a New Year’s Self-Health Audit!

As we enter a new year, WakeMed Primary Care recommends you take a few moments to really think about your body, how you’re feeling and what you want in 2019 when it comes to your health. Spending the time to just think about your health may help you detect problems you haven’t consciously noticed, but should probably discuss with […]

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