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FREE Car Seat Safety Checks

This is National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21), and many FREE car seat safety checks being offered in our area by Safe Kids Wake County.  Click here to find one near you. Also, be sure to ALWAYS buckle your children into their car seats.  Surprisingly, a study released by Safe Kids Worldwide found: Buckling […]

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WakeMed Treats 47 Storm-Related Injuries; Chainsaw Safety Urged During Clean Up

WakeMed Health & Hospitals, Wake County’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, treated a total of 47 patients with storm-related injuries this past weekend among its five emergency departments in Raleigh, Cary, North Raleigh and Apex.  Of these patients, 13 of patients remain in the hospital, two were transferred, and 32 have been treated and released. WakeMed is […]

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Hang Up And Drive

Sylvia Scholl is the director of the WakeMed Trauma Program. Are you guilty of being a cell phone socialite, disk jockey, high-fashion cosmetician or a 3-course meal king or queen all while driving? As Wake County’s only Trauma Center, we see the repercussions from distracted driving every day and highly encourage everyone to reevaluate participating […]

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