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Cancer

She rang the bell when she finished chemo. Another ring was waiting for her.

The day Angelica May rang the bell at Novant Health Zimmer Cancer Institute in Wilmington – March 20, 2024 – is one she’ll never forget.

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May 2, 2024

A clinical trial was a cancer patient’s best hope. Here’s what happened next.

May 2, 2024

A clinical trial was a cancer patient’s best hope. Here’s what happened next.

April 23, 2024

Back surgery got this grandmother back to the retirement she wanted.

April 23, 2024

Back surgery got this grandmother back to the retirement she wanted.

April 17, 2024

When a cancer doctor got cancer: Lessons in providing better care for patients

April 17, 2024

When a cancer doctor got cancer: Lessons in providing better care for patients

Daily Living

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Daily Living

With apologies to Taylor Swift’s workouts: 8 doable ways to move, fuel and recover.

It’s hard not to read about Taylor Swift’s six-month training regimen for the Eras Tour without wondering: Could I do that? The trend that created the Tortured Treadmill Department told Time she did a combination of walking and running on the ...

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Daily Living

3 tips from an orthopedic surgeon for a pain-free golf game

While golf is a relatively safe and low-impact sport, it’s important to follow a few practical tips to avoid injuries that can keep you off the course.

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Cancer

Expertise and empathy: Team approach wins the day for colon cancer patient.

2023 was supposed to be Carol Knickerbocker’s year. It wasn’t. But 2024 is off to a good start: she’s cancer-free, after her Stage 3 rectal cancer tumor “melted away” with a promising new treatment that shocked her medical team. She’s recovered from ...

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Heart Care

When it comes to a healthy heart, exercise is everything

When it comes to taking care of your heart, nothing beats regular exercise. Plenty of medical professionals consider it a wonder drug of sorts. But how physically active should we be? At minimum, strive for half an hour of moderate-intensity aerobic ...

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A doctor saved her life. She responded with a donation that will save others.
Cancer

A doctor saved her life. She responded with a gift that will save others.

It was the opportunity of a lifetime: Here’s $1 million. Give it to whatever organization you see fit.

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Pregnancy & Childbirth

My grandmother died in childbirth. My mother nearly did. Would I be next?

The statistics are staggering. After decades of medical advances, Black women in the U.S. are still three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related cause than white women, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A shocking 80% ...

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