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January 28, 2019

A Rocky Mount native who's a graduate of Harvard University – and who also holds a master's degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – is having a bit of fun as a cat lover living in New England.

Molly Bales, 30, of Boston, and two others have co-launched a humorous fashion…


January 17, 2019

At the YMCA, a supportive community is a big part of wellness. At every age and every level of activity, you’ll find people just like you looking to live a little bit healthier.

Members and program participants often cite the support and enthusiasm of fellow participants and staff…


January 14, 2019

A South Carolina organization is now supplying blood products to both hospitals in the Twin Counties and is seeking donors and blood drive hosts in the area.

The Blood Connection, based in Greenvile, S.C., began serving Nash UNC Health Care in Rocky Mount on Jan. 1. The announcement further…

January 11, 2019

Younger children, fun-loving adults and school-age kids with cool parents got to meet Transformers movie star Bumblebee on Thursday morning in Rocky Mount.

To publicize the Autobot's self-titled movie now in theaters, Walmart teamed up with Hasbro to bring the larger-than-life robot to life, said…


January 10, 2019

While the federal government is working to increase hospital transparency regarding charges, State Treasurer Dale Folwell is calling for more transparency regarding health care contracts with insurance companies as well.

In late November, Folwell called for the U.S. Department of Justice to…


January 07, 2019

The new year ushered in a new era of price transparency for hospitals, if patients know where to look, how to interpret obscure data and are aware that hospital charges bear little resemblance to the bill they actually receive.

“A Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rule enacted in…

January 07, 2019

Because of a recent surge of flu cases diagnosed at the hospital, Nash UNC Health Care has implemented its Influenza Plan that includes visitor restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of flu to patients, visitors and staff.

“Because of the increase in flu cases, we are asking the public…

January 06, 2019

Anyone who didn't make it to the Harrison Family YMCA Open House and Health Fair on Saturday missed out on a lot of fun and useful information.

During the four-hour event, participants had free use of all equipment and facilities, including the ever popular racquetball courts. Samplers of Zumba and…


December 31, 2018

The past year has been one of transition for Nash UNC Health Care in terms of leadership and new approaches to health care as the hospital seeks to plug its financial drain and improve its care to the community.

“2018 has been a year of transition for Nash UNC Health Care,” said Nash…


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…

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