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Give Thanks by Giving Blood Through the Red Cross This Thanksgiving Season

by staff The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood to help ensure sufficient blood supplies are available for patients this holiday season. Blood donations often decline during the holidays when donors get busy with travel and family gatherings, but the need for blood […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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Novant Health to Host Second International Women’s Health Summit

Summit aims to bring global awareness to women’s health issues Novant Health will shine a spotlight on global women’s health issues at its second International Women’s Health Summit to be held in Winston-Salem November 20-21. The Maya Angelou International Women’s Health Summit is a multinational collaboration dedicated to highlighting and […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
Northwest AHEC to Host One Community in Recovery Conference

Northwest AHEC to Host One Community in Recovery Conference

Free Public showing of the Documentary Film “The Anonymous People” on November 13th By Staff The Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC) of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a part of the North Carolina AHEC Program, will host the 6th Annual North Carolina “One Community in Recovery” Conference on November 12-14 […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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During Domestic Violence Awareness Month Legal Aid Helped Light the Pathway to Peace

By Staff   While recent high-profile incidents continue to fix the nation’s attention on the problem of domestic violence, Legal Aid of North Carolina is doing its part locally during Domestic Violence Awareness Month to shine a light on the critical ways Legal Aid can help victims escape from violence. […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
CCD Editorial Cartoon- Ebola highlights America’s Two-Faced History

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Ebola highlights America’s Two-Faced History

By Andrew David Cox         Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. His student […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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Estate Planning for Equality to Be held at Wake Forest Law on Saturday Oct 25

By Staff   The Campaign for Southern Equality, the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association and Wake Forest University OUTLaw are hosting an Estate Planning for Equality event from 10am to 4 pm on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at the Worrell Professional Center. NCBA Young Lawyers Division […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Health
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City of Winston-Salem Prepared for Ebola- Medical Aid Pledged to Liberia – Ebola NOT a Danger Here

By Staff   At a press conference on Wednesday, the City of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County agencies told the community that they are prepared to respond should a local resident exhibit symptoms of Ebola, and Wake Forest Baptist Health and Forsyth Medical Center are donating medical supplies to fight the […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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Ending Domestic Violence- Our Community’s Efforts Praised by Naomi Judd

By Carissa Joines     October is national Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and last week Camel City was honored to have legendary country singer and advocate for victims of domestic violence Naomi Judd, speak at “Home Free”, Forsyth County’s third annual benefit luncheon to end domestic violence. Judd was herself […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health, Non-profits, Uncategorized
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Family of John “Pazuzu” Lawson’s Victim Speaks Out – Personal Essay

By Stacey Carter   Sometimes life spins some pretty crazy tales. I never expected to be caught up in the story of a demonic worshipper of Satan, who murdered my son’s father and buried him in his backyard, where the body went undiscovered for over 5 years though the police […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 3 comments · Community, Health
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Guest Column- For the Love of a Step Father

By Rebecca Reel I learned something very interesting on my 37th birthday. That was the day I realized the best decision my mother ever made was to marry my step-father, Fred Gragg. This was also the day of his funeral. They got married a few weeks before I turned 16 […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 4 comments · Columns, Community, Guests, Health