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Happy & Healthy New Year’s Eve Recipes for Weight Loss Surgery Warriors

It’s New Year’s Eve, and typically this means partying the night away, watching fireworks, counting down the acorn drop and, of course, eating FOOD — crunchy, salty, warm, cheesy, sweet, spicy, cool and delicious food. This year, however, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, most New Year’s Eve gatherings are limited to those in your […]

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Toy Safety

Part of the magic and wonder of the holiday season is seeing children’s delight as they open a special gift from their toy wish list. Yet, toy injuries can put a damper on holiday fun. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports, “In 2019, there were an estimated 162,700 toy-related, emergency department-treated injuries and 14 […]

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Tips for Safer Gatherings

As Senior Vice President of Quality and Chief Medical Officer for WakeMed. I’ve led an incredible team for the past several months in navigating many of WakeMed’s COVID-19 safety efforts. Based on my experience with this pandemic, I want to offer you and your family the following advice for safer gatherings during this holiday season. […]

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All About Apples

*This article was originally printed in Fall 2020 issue of Heart to Heart Magazine. Fall is here. Before it’s gone, take the time to enjoy the many heart healthy benefits of apples. In North Carolina, apples are in season from late August through February with prime picking months occurring in September and October. Whether you […]

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