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  • Autism Spectrum Disorder: What You Need to Know 4/12/2021

    Autism is a condition that people talk about a lot but is often misunderstood. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) refers to this group of developmental disorders that can cause social, communication and behavioral challenges.

  • 10 Silent Symptoms of Diabetes 4/7/2021

    More than 30 million Americans have diabetes, including 7.3 million that are undiagnosed. Diabetes has plenty of early signs. Here are 10 subtle signs of diabetes.

  • 7 Ways to Prepare for Surgery 4/2/2021

    If you’re going to have surgery in the near future, it’s important to spend some time preparing. Planning ahead can help ensure you have a successful operation and heal faster.

  • What You Eat Can Affect Your Risk of Cancer 3/24/2021

    It’s no secret that the food we eat has a big impact on our health. Research suggests that certain foods can increase—or decrease—a person’s risk of getting certain diseases, including cancer.

  • 8 Signs Your Child May Have Type 1 Diabetes 3/17/2021

    About 200,000 children in the United States have type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease that occurs when a person’s pancreas stops producing insulin, the hormone that controls blood-sugar levels.

  • Four Things to Consider When Finding a Health Care Provider 3/11/2021

    Whether you’ve recently moved or just need a change in your health care, finding the right primary care provider is important. Here’s what to consider when choosing a provider to treat you and your family.

  • 6 Ways to Help Spring Allergies 3/9/2021

    Seasonal allergies can make you miserable. But with proper preparation you can enjoy the great outdoors. Here are six strategies to use when battling seasonal allergies.

  • How to Make the Most of Your Virtual Appointment 3/3/2021

    Virtual care visits can be an important tool for maintaining and improving health, especially right now. Try these five tips to make the most of your time.

  • Curved Compression Improves Mammogram Experience 1/13/2021

    Wayne UNC Health Care has introduced a curved compression system for patients receiving mammograms, offering enhanced comfort and accuracy.

  • COVID-19 Testing: What You Need to Know 10/28/2020

    If you’ve experienced symptoms of what could be coronavirus infection, knowing if you’re infected can help protect not only your health, but the health of those around you.

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