June 11, 2018

Nash UNC Health Care hosted its third annual, full-day conference for pediatric health care professionals on May 30.

Nurses from local pediatric practices, nursing students, EMS personnel, school nurses, as well as pediatric nurses from Nash attended.

Presenters included pediatricians from UNC and…

Study reports breast cancer patients can skip chemotherapy

June 07, 2018

CHICAGO — Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient’s risk.

The study is the largest…

Dental practice moves into new office

June 06, 2018

Dr. Jim Woodard, a local dentist in town, is now offering his services in a new building.

Woodard opened his new dental office — Woodard Dentistry — at 121 Azimuth Court on Monday. Woodard, 34, took over the practice from the late Dr. Dan Ballance in late 2012. Ballance was a…

Luncheon celebrates local cancer survivors

June 02, 2018

UNC Cancer Care sponsored a National Cancer Survivors Day Celebration for local cancer survivors Friday at the new Danny Talbott Cancer Center on the campus of Nash UNC Health Care.

A live DJ spun upbeat music while attendees and their guests mingled with each other and Nash UNC Health…