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Forsyth Humane Society Reopens After Testing Indicates No Canine Flu

By Staff The Forsyth Humane Society (FHS) reopened to the general public this morning after tests confirmed that  there is no presence of Canine Influenza H3N2 at their adoption center. The center had been closed to the public since July 15th following a confirmed case of Canine Influenza H3N2 in Forsyth County. The […]

by · July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
Wake Forest Law’s Elder Law Clinic to Co-Host Cultural Competency Training for Working with Older LGBT Clients

Wake Forest Law’s Elder Law Clinic to Co-Host Cultural Competency Training for Working with Older LGBT Clients

by Staff The Elder Law Clinic at Wake Forest University School of Law and the Piedmont Triad Regional Council Area Agency on Aging Regional Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program will co-host, “A Caring Response for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients,” program at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at Senior Services, […]

by · July 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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Grant to Allow WFU’s Elder Law Clinic to Help Promote LGBT Health Care Rights

By Staff Wake Forest University’s Elder Law Clinic has been selected to receive a grant that will fund community outreach regarding the health care rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people. The grant is from the Raleigh-based North Carolina Society of Health Care Attorneys. The managing attorney of the […]

by · July 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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ABC of NC Partners with Peppercorn Theatre for an ASD Friendly Performance

By Staff ABC of NC Child Development Center and Peppercorn Theatre at The Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem (Peppercorn Theatre) will come together to create an autism spectrum disorder and sensory sensitivity -friendly performance of Peppercorn’s summer show Take One Step. The performance will be held on Saturday, July 18 at […]

by · July 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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ESR Stomps Out Poverty: One Step at a Time

by Staff   Experiment in Self-Reliance (ESR) will be hosting their inaugural Stomp Out Poverty Event on July 18th from 8am-12pm in the parking lot of their new facility at 3480 Dominion Street. Stomp Out Poverty is a community fair that hopes to bring the Winston Salem community together and […]

Entrants Sought for Corn-Shucking Contest

Entrants Sought for Corn-Shucking Contest

By Staff The Dixie Classic Fair Farmers Market is looking for participants of all ages to compete for a share of $200 in prize money during its second annual “Aw Shucks!” corn-shucking contest on Saturday, July 11, at 9am. There is no charge to enter and all the corn shucked […]

by · July 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
Mayor Joines Honors North Carolina’s Oldest Resident at 112 Years Old

Mayor Joines Honors North Carolina’s Oldest Resident at 112 Years Old

By Michael A. Wiseman Photos by Chad Nance The first flight of the Wright Brothers… The sinking of the Titanic… Germany invading Poland.. The Model T… Hiroshima… The Civil Rights Movement… multiple world and international wars… D-Day… Moon Landing… Women’s Suffrage… The Great Depression.. The Great Recession… Television… The Atomic […]

by · June 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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Wake Forest Baptist Answers Your Burning Questions about Sun Exposure

Flip-flops and bathing suits coupled with clear skies and warm temperatures may seem like a winning combination, but exposed skin can only handle so much time in the sun. Without protection, our skin is vulnerable to the damaging effects of sun exposure. “It’s a myth that tanned skin is a […]

by · June 22, 2015 · 1 comment · Community, Health
Walgreens and POSSE Team for Free HIV Testing in Winston-Salem

Walgreens and POSSE Team for Free HIV Testing in Winston-Salem

By Staff In lead up to National HIV Testing day on June 27, POSSE is teaming with Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS, a leading national public information response to the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic, to encourage community members to know their HIV status and take advantage of free HIV testing. In […]

by · June 22, 2015 · 1 comment · Community, Health
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Wake Forest Baptist Offers Tips on Preventing Swimmer’s Ear

By Staff If you plan to splash around in water this summer, don’t forget to protect yourself and your children against swimmer’s ear. “We all know the importance of applying sunscreen to help prevent skin cancer,” said Adele Evans, M.D., associate professor of otolaryngology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. […]

by · June 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health