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WIC Offers Nutritional Support for Mothers, Infants and Children

Published by Todd Luck / March 28, 2019

March is National Nutrition Month and there’s no better time to learn about the locally available services through WIC, a federally funded health and nutrition program for women, infants and children.

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Agencies Come Together to Solve Health Incident at Petree Elementary School

Published by Todd Luck / March 26, 2019

When multiple students at Petree Elementary School suddenly got sick last week, there was a quick response from city, county, and state agencies and a thorough public health investigation that led to the discovery of what caused nausea and vomiting symptoms in over 25 students.


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Nurse-Family Partnership Holds Largest Graduation Ever

Published by Todd Luck / January 25, 2019

Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) of Forsyth County celebrated its largest graduation ever with 27 mothers and 27 toddlers on Tuesday, January 22, at Forsyth Medical Center.

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Minority Diabetes Prevention Program Expands

Published by Todd Luck / January 17, 2019

The North Carolina Minority Diabetes Prevention Program (NC MDPP) is starting more local cohorts to help people reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes, including a new one at Winston-Salem State University.


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Community Conversation on diabetes to be held Jan. 14

Published by Todd Luck / January 9, 2019

A Community Conversation on diabetes will be held on Jan. 14 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Anderson Center at Winston-Salem State University.

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Mosquito Season: It’s Not Done Yet!

Published by Sarah Isom / September 4, 2018

Mosquitoes are still outside breeding and biting. What do you need to know to prevent mosquito activities?

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