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Vidant restricts hospital visits to immediate family

Vidant Health values family presence when loved ones are in the hospital. At the same time, we are responsible for protecting patients from being exposed ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Friday, March 13, 2020 11:33 am

Community Columns

Noise pollution in the colon

DR. THOMAS RUFFOLO Noise pollution. It has several meanings but essentially is a term to describe when so much information is out there that you ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Friday, March 6, 2020 4:40 pm

Community Columns

The phases of cancer care therapy

MARIA YOST This week is a significant week for physical therapists all over the country. The biggest event of the year is being held in ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Friday, February 14, 2020 6:49 pm

Community Columns

The magic of healing gardens

SARAH TAYLOR Plants have always played a significant part in the healing process of human beings. The National Garden Bureau has noted “as early as ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Friday, January 31, 2020 7:24 pm

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Moving health care forward for the state and rural communities in 2020

By MIKE WALDRUM As we start a New Year in North Carolina, it is important to concentrate on the health of our communities. It is ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Monday, December 30, 2019 6:22 pm

Community Columns

What is a patient navigator?

By DANIELLE WHITE Our mission is simple. We are here to eliminate barriers to timely and effective diagnosis and treatment of cancer in our community. ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Friday, October 25, 2019 7:24 pm

Community Columns

Breast Cancer screening: the goal is early detection

DANIEL RICHARDSON To screen for breast cancer or not? When you consider that 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Friday, October 11, 2019 6:09 pm

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Local health care in peril in eastern North Carolina

Vidant Medical Center is a vital pillar of our community, leading the way in rural health care and improving the health of the people of ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Friday, June 21, 2019 6:01 pm

Community Columns

The ABCDE’s of melanoma

Thank the good Lord, the warm weather has returned. As we all look forward to outdoor activities, it is once again time to be aware ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Friday, May 24, 2019 6:50 pm

Community Columns

The crippling arthritis

Though there are more than 100 types of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis is most often referred to as “the crippling” kind. Rheumatologists (physicians who are specially ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Friday, May 17, 2019 6:27 pm

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