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Vidant Health, Author at Washington Daily News

Community Columns

Benefits of exercise during and after cancer treatment

By SAVANNAH REED There are many known benefits to exercise. Moderate exercise is known to decrease pain, improve sleep quality, lessen fatigue, as well as ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Friday, October 23, 2020 7:10 pm

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Planning ahead related to advance care planning

MARY LOU INFINITO If nothing else, this year, COVID-19 has shown us just how unpredictable the future can be, and how quickly things can change. ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Saturday, August 8, 2020 9:30 am


Collaboration yields robust testing capacity in eastern North Carolina

When I first wrote about COVID-19 and its impending impact on our region on March, I shared it would take our entire community working together ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 6:31 pm


‘Doctor, when will I stop bleeding?!’

By JAMES D. HARBIN, MD This question has been asked hundreds of times by my patients over my 26 years of practice. When I think ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Saturday, July 4, 2020 7:55 am

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Nutrition for eye health

GWYN THOMPSON Among many other health awareness topics in June, one this month is Cataract Awareness Month. As many health-related appointments have been postponed due ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Saturday, June 27, 2020 8:40 am


Data, science should be key drivers in re-opening economy

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in eastern North Carolina continues to rise. Although we have successfully flattened the curve and built capacity in ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Sunday, May 31, 2020 11:27 am

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Conversations with care providers key to seeking care during pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit, it quickly became the most important topic in communities around the globe. Our collective focus became protecting our families ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:45 pm


Highlighting your health: Careful planning, thoughtful approach make essential care and services possible

When the COVID-19 pandemic started, hospitals in North Carolina postponed many procedures to create capacity for a potential surge in patients. This was in line ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Saturday, May 9, 2020 2:41 pm


Vidant Health: Immediate action needed to protect our communities

Vidant Health and the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University are calling on all of eastern North Carolina to do their part to ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Sunday, March 22, 2020 7:46 pm


Vidant Health hospitals prohibit visitors in response to COVID-19

GREENVILLE — Vidant Health values family and community presence when loved ones and friends are in the hospital. At the same time, our organization is responsible ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Friday, March 20, 2020 11:50 am

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