Healthy financial habits make less stress, healthier bodies

Healthy financial habits make less stress, healthier bodies

Unhealthy finances can lead to the kind of anxiety that makes one ill. Working toward financial security can help alleviate some of that stress.“...

January 24th, 2018 |  


Emotional state of being as important as exercise, eating well

Emotional state of being as important as exercise, eating well

Mental health is so closely connected to physical health that it can be difficult to know if a headache is caused by stress or by the weather, which i...

January 24th, 2018 |  


Healthy living is just a step away

Healthy living is just a step away

One of the main New Year’s resolutions made each year is becoming a healthier person. From dieting to exercise, the way people lose weight and s...

January 24th, 2018 |  


Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital named 2017 Most Wired

For the third consecutive year, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has earned Most Wired status as one of the nation’s health leaders in information...

July 25th, 2017 |  


North Wilkesboro, Wake Forest Baptist announce completion of agreement to lease Wilkes Regional Medical Center

NORTH WILKESBORO — Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center welcomed Wilkes Medical Center into its family of hospitals Saturday, as the Board of Comm...

July 3rd, 2017 |  


Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plu...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Agency gets new home, new fleet

Agency gets new home, new fleet

Yadkin Valley Home Health’s staff recently relocated to a newly refurbished office beside Hugh Chatham Urgent Care-Jonesville. On May 10, the st...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Certified physician assistant joins Jonesville Family Medical Center

Certified physician assistant joins Jonesville Family Medical Center

JONESVILLE — Cornerstone Health Care has announced Certified Physician Assistant Mary Keller has joined the Jonesville Family Medical Center wit...

December 22nd, 2016 updated: December 22nd, 2016. |  


Direct care physician’s office opens in Yadkinville

Direct care physician’s office opens in Yadkinville

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Tuesday for the medical office of Dr. Alison Snider, a Direct Primary Care office, in the former Yadkin Valley Hosp...

October 6th, 2016 |  


Public invited to free Partners Health Summit on Oct. 14

HICKORY — Partners Behavioral Health Management is sponsoring a free educational conference about how to deal with the struggles of opioid addic...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Baptist Hospital Foundation partners with Cancer Services

WINSTON-SALEM — Cancer Services will be able to serve more cancer survivors and their families in the coming months, thanks in part to a $10,000...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Wake Forest Baptist offers a back-to-school health checklist

WINSTON-SALEM — A new backpack, clothes and school supplies are on every parent’s back-to-school checklist, but that is not all your child...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Surry Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

Surry Nurse Aide students celebrate completion of classes

Surry Community College’s Nurse Aide I class instructed by Pansy White, RN on Surry’s campus in Dobson concluded June 8. Students are, fro...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital receives elite recognition for stroke patient care

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plu...

June 7th, 2016 |  


Hospice focuses on quality of life

Staff ReportNovember is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about the highe...

November 21st, 2015 |  


YMCA encourages focus on diabetes prevention

Staff ReportDuring National Diabetes Awareness Month, the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina is encouraging residents to learn their risks for prediabet...

November 20th, 2015 |  


NC DHHS encourages all North Carolinians to protect themselves from flu

As flu season approaches, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging all North Carolina residents to protect themselves by gettin...

November 11th, 2015 updated: November 11th, 2015. |  


Lights, love, hope: celebrating loved ones lost

WINSTON-SALEM — Surviving the loss of a loved one is a challenge met on a day-to-day basis. Losing someone important due to cancer, heart attack...

October 27th, 2015 |  


Susan G. Komen: women should have access to, coverage for mammography

DALLAS — The Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization recently said that all women should have access to regular mammograms when they and their...

October 26th, 2015 |  


Fighting breast cancer three days at a time

Fighting breast cancer three days at a time

JONESVILLE — A Jonesville woman recently participated in her seventh Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure event and already has signed up again for...

October 14th, 2015 updated: October 14th, 2015. |  


Breast cancer survivors share their stories

Breast cancer survivors share their stories

Though unrelated, two Relay for Life participants share both a survivor story and a last name. Linda and Vanessa Swaim are both breast cancer survivor...

October 14th, 2015 |  


Yadkin to conduct survey on county-wide health concerns

The Yadkin County Human Services Agency, along with support from local business and agencies, recently has begun work on the 2015 Community Health Ass...

August 1st, 2015 |  


NC DHHS provides heat tips for people with diabetes

RALEIGH — Because temperatures are reaching dangerous highs this time of year, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’...

July 29th, 2015 |