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1/29/2015

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center faculty, staff, programs and departments that have received awards or been recognized in the past month.

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1/28/2015
Five years ago the Comprehensive Stroke Center at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center launched its Telestroke Network to help patients in rural communities receive timely state-of-the-art stroke therapies.

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1/28/2015
Three different screenings will be available to the public free of charge on Saturday, Feb. 14 when Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Heart & Vascular Center conducts its annual Heart Health Screening Day.

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1/21/2015

What a difference a year makes. Patricia Lytton recalls how much better her health is today compared to a year ago thanks to a new valve procedure offered at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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1/20/2015

Scientists Invent System to Improve Effectiveness of Cancer Surgery   Winston-Salem, N.C. – Jan. 20, 2015 – With the goal of making it easier for surgeons to detect malignant tissue during surgery and hopefully reduce the rate of cancer recurrence, scientists have invented a new imagi

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1/15/2015
Rahn Bailey, M.D., a national leader whose community-based programs focus on providing care for the traditionally underserved and those with complex medical/psychiatric conditions, joined Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center this week as Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine.

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1/13/2015
The Abdominal Organ Transplant Program at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center performed its 3,000th kidney transplant on Jan. 5. The total includes more than 2,800 kidney and nearly 200 kidney-pancreas transplants.

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1/13/2015
Thanks to an $876,000 grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, patients at the Downtown Health Plaza (DHP) of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will have access to expanded integrated mental health services.

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1/12/2015
The Heart and Vascular Center at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Centerdonated an automated external defibrillator (AED) to West Forsyth High School and Reagan High School during the schools’ basketball game on Friday night at West Forsyth. West Forsyth principal Charles McAninch and Reagan principal Frank Martin accepted on each school’s behalf.

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1/8/2015
A man-made form of insulin delivered by nasal spray may improve working memory and other mental capabilities in adults with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease dementia, according to a pilot study led by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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1/6/2015
Free screenings and other health-related services will be available to the public on Saturday, Jan. 10, at the 16th annual Share the Health Fair.

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1/5/2015

 Physicians at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have successfully performed a rare cardiac procedure with a technique that creates a new pathway to the heart for valve replacement.

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