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Women complete heart-health program

    Women complete heart-health program

(pictured above:  Participant Jacquelyn Gregg is recognized by Dr. Wanda Lawrence (right).) The first group of women have completed the heart disease-fighting program Saving One Sister At a Time. They

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Matters of the Heart

    Matters of the Heart

WSSU takes health project to Piedmont Park (pictured above:  Hazel Neely, president of the Piedmont Park Resident Council, is among the participants in Saving One Sister At a Time.) “Saving One

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Rolling Along Splendidly

    Rolling Along Splendidly

WSSU’s clinic on wheels reaches those out of reach Since its inception over three years ago, Winston-Salem State University’s Rams Know HOW (Healthcare On Wheels) Mobile Clinic has served thousands

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For Seniors Only: Protect Your Heart this American Heart Month

    For Seniors Only: Protect Your Heart this American Heart Month

By: Rebecca Thompson, CHES February is American Heart Month, and unfortunately, most of us know someone who has had heart disease or a stroke. Heart disease is the leading cause

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Daylong heart health push draws hundreds

    Daylong heart health push draws hundreds

(pictured above: Cheryl Lindsay is the director of Human Resources and Inclusion/Diversity at Hanesbrands Inc., but to an ever-growing group, she

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Gospel competition pushes stroke awareness

    Gospel competition pushes stroke awareness

(pictured above: Latice Crawford) The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Most Powerful Voices – a national gospel singing competition – has

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Expectant moms experience ups and downs of pregnancy together

    Expectant moms experience ups and downs of pregnancy together

Part check up, part support group, the Centering Pregnancy program at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Downtown Health Plaza is

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For Seniors Only! Are You Sodium Savvy?

    For Seniors Only!  Are You Sodium Savvy?

Nearly all Americans eat too much salt (sodium). Most of the salt comes from eating processed foods (75%), or adding

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Custom-Fitted for Fitness

    Custom-Fitted for Fitness

James rewarded for efforts to improve his health Among the many stars who emerged from a 2012 church fitness program,

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Awards given at heart/stroke walk

    Awards given at heart/stroke walk

More than 4,500 Forsyth County residents took part in the American Heart Association’s 2012 Tanglewood Heart and Stroke Walk, on

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