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Report: Half of local ER visits could have been avoided

    Report: Half of local ER visits could have been avoided

In 2011, Forsyth County residents made approximately 159,000 emergency department visits, almost one visit for every two residents. About half of these visits could have been treated or prevented in

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Summit targets global threats to women

    Summit targets global threats to women

Photos by Chanel Davis Dr. Chere Gregory (right) with Amiya Alexander. Girls who dare to seek an education face the threat of violence every day, Razia Jan told attendees last Thursday,

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Campus Wellbeing director hired at WFU

    Campus Wellbeing  director hired at WFU

(pictured above:   Malika Roman Isler shares a laugh at a recent campus wellness event.) Wake Forest University has named Malika Roman Isler, a 1999 alumna, as its first director of

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Lupus run will be Sept. 6

    Lupus run will be Sept. 6

(pictured above:  Last year’s event was very well attended.) Beautiful Butterflies, Inc. will host its 4th annual Lupus 5K Walk/Run event on Saturday, Sept. 6 at Greenway Trail in High Point. Registration for the

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Report: Fewer uninsured because of ACA

    Report: Fewer uninsured because of ACA

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced last week the release of a new study, published in the

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Hospital hospitality house marks milestone

    Hospital hospitality house marks milestone

(pictured above:  Jay and Nellie Springs at the SECU Family House.) Almost three years after opening, the SECU Family House has served

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Brothas in Motion

    Brothas in Motion

Winston-Salem joins the Black Men Run movement (pictured above: (From left) Captain Yussef Gilkey poses with Undrae Hayes, Chris Epps, KC

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Praising All Nurses

    Praising All Nurses

Patients often recognize that a nurse is the health care professional with whom they and their families have the most

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12th District hopefuls plead their cases to W-S voters

    12th District hopefuls plead their cases to W-S voters

(pictured above:  Candidates (from left) State Rep. Marcus Brandon, Curtis Osborne, State Rep. Alma Adams, State Sen. Malcolm Graham, Ravjive Patel

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Free safety checks available for older drivers

    Free safety checks  available for older drivers

Forsyth County AARP Chapter # 1797, along with the gerontology program at Winston-Salem State University, will sponsor a CarFit event

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