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Vidant Health, Author at Washington Daily News

My Turn

Vaccinations, masks create safe learning environments

As a pediatrician serving eastern North Carolina, as well as a father to school-aged children, I truly appreciate the important role that in-person education has ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Thursday, September 9, 2021 5:03 pm

Community Columns

Health Beat: Learn an acronym that saves lives

Strokes. They’re feared, deadly and debilitating. Our state is considered the buckle of the “stroke belt,” which includes several states in the southeast part of ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Monday, August 2, 2021 2:05 pm

Coronavirus

Delta variant spread renews vaccine urgency

The arrival of the COVID-19 vaccines brought great hope in the battle against the deadly pandemic that has affected our way of life for nearly ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Thursday, July 29, 2021 5:33 pm

Community Columns

Health Beat: Picnic food safety tips

By Jiuseppe M. Russo Vidant Beaufort Hospital Summer is here and with it, picnic season. It is a time to enjoy family and all our ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Monday, July 12, 2021 3:11 pm

Community Columns

Health Beat: What to know about circumcision

By Dr. Bonnie Corley Vidant Women’s Care Circumcision is a surgical procedure in which part of the foreskin, which covers the head (glans) of the ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Monday, June 28, 2021 10:23 am

Community Columns

Health Beat: What to know about occupational therapy

By Chris Floyd Vidant Health What is occupational therapy?  This is a question I receive fairly often, and it means something different for each person.  ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Monday, June 14, 2021 2:25 pm

Community Columns

Health Beat: How to protect your skin

By Gwyn Thompson  Vidant Health With the summer around the corner and outdoor activities increasing, it is so important to focus on the health of ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Monday, June 7, 2021 8:27 am

Community Columns

Health Beat: What to know about PMR

In 1983, I was a rheumatology fellow (in training) and was called to see an old preacher who was being seen in the urology clinic ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Sunday, May 23, 2021 8:00 pm

Community Columns

Health Beat: A record-setting year for saving lives

April has been designated National Donate Life Month (NDLM) since 2003.  April features an entire month of activities to help encourage Americans to register as ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Monday, April 19, 2021 1:20 pm

Coronavirus

Vidant pauses Johnson & Johnson vaccinations

Vidant Health continues to follow guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. ... Read more

by Vidant Health, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:35 am

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