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December 30, 2018

Caring for others is at the heart of the nursing profession.

Sometimes that calling takes nurses across town to a doctor’s office or a hospital. But one local nurse’s desire to help others has taken her halfway across the world.

For the past five months, nurse Sarah Johnson, who…


December 25, 2018

A local pharmacist is seeking to educate Twin Counties residents on uses and benefits of Cannabidiol, recently made legal with the passage of the U.S. Farm Bill.

“CBD will not make you high. It has more anti-inflammatory, pain relieving, immunomodulating and anti-anxiety properties," said…

December 25, 2018

Mike Beaudin lost his wife 3½ years ago after her year-long struggle with lung cancer. He was her 24/7 caregiver.

“I was fortunate to be able to be there for my wife,” he said, “through both the good times and the difficult.”

A retired banker, Beaudin recently was…


December 23, 2018

Rocky Mount Councilman the Rev. Richard Joyner has lent his voice to an effort opposing State Treasurer Dale Folwell’s proposed cuts to State Health Plan reimbursements.

Vidant Health is working to build a grass-roots opposition movement, dubbed Stand Up for ENC, to the proposal it…


December 05, 2018

A discussion on ways to to improve health care in rural and undeserved areas in Eastern North Carolina took place Monday at the Rocky Mount Mills.

The event was the second part of the Triangle Business Journal’s Rural Health Care series. Gov. Roy Cooper reportedly has been at the…

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