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Love Light Tree

Looking for a last minute Christmas gift?  Make a gift in honor or memory of a loved one and help improve health care for children in our community by purchasing a star or a light on WakeMed’s Love Light Tree. All donations will support Wake County’s first Children’s Hospital under construction on WakeMed Raleigh Campus.

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SNOW DAY

Today the Triangle has its first chance of wintery precipitation of the season. While snow days are extremely fun for children of all ages (including those over the age of 18), it is important to make sure that you are prepared. And, yes, this means more than rushing out to the grocery to stock up […]

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The S-Curve

Last week the News & Observer published a syndicated story about a study reviewing the effectiveness of back braces for treating scoliosis. Integrated Scoliosis Surgery Programs WakeMed features one of the most integrated scoliosis surgery programs in the state if not the country, where patients have access to a rehab program, pre and post op education […]

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Score for the Triangle

 Debbie Laughery, vice president of public relations and mom of a ’94 CASL Elite player, blogs on soccer’s impact on our community. You need look no further than the headlines in the media to see that this past weekend in the Triangle truly was soccer filled. Hundreds of teams brought nearly 7,000 kids, parents, coaches […]

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Memories for Marcus

On Wednesday, December 2 Hi-5 Restaurant will host its annual Memories for Marcus fundraiser. Make a $20 donation or bring in a new unwrapped toy, and you will receive a delicious buffet meal courtesy of Hi-5. Proceeds will benefit WakeMed Children’s through the WakeMed Foundation. Toys will be used to brighten the hospital stay for […]

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30 Years of Cardiac Care

Recently Raleigh Cardiology Associates celebrated its 30th anniversary in the WakeMed Heart Center Conference Center.  To mark this occasion, I interviewed Dr. Mark Leithe, cardiologist with Raleigh Cardiology Associates, for his perspective on cardiovascular care in Wake County and how far it has progressed since 1979. First and foremost, we have seen a precipitous drop […]

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