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12/14/1999
A new national research project headquartered at Wake Forest University School of Medicine will study three generations of family members to determine how many of the precursors to adult onset (Type 2) diabetes and obesity are inherited.

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12/14/1999

New Study Shows Link Between Sex and Violence Among N.C. High School Males New Study Shows Link Between Sex and Violence Among N.C. High School Males High school males who have been involved in a pregnancy are more likely to engage in behaviors that increase their risk of injury or death, according to a new r

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12/14/1999

North Carolina Baptist Hospital Wins 1999 Consumer Choice Award North Carolina Baptist Hospital Wins 1999 Consumer Choice Award North Carolina Baptist Hospital has been named a 1999 Consumer Choice Award winner by National Research Corporation (NRC), an independent health care performance measurement organiza

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12/14/1999

Research At WFU Baptist Medical Center Shows That it is Easy for Adolescents to Purchase Cigarettes Illegally in North Carolina Research At WFU Baptist Medical Center Shows That it is Easy for Adolescents to Purchase Cigarettes Illegally in North Carolina It is easy for adolescents ages 14 and younger to purc

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12/14/1999

Study Finds Both Prevention and Treatment Needed to Control Heart Disease Study Finds Both Prevention and Treatment Needed to Control Heart Disease Both prevention and drug treatment strategies are needed to control cholesterol and reduce the risk of death from heart disease, a Wake Forest University investig

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12/14/1999

Wake Forest Researcher Finds High Diabetes Rate Among Lumbee Indians Wake Forest Researcher Finds High Diabetes Rate Among Lumbee Indians About nine percent of Lumbee Indians over 18 years of age in Robeson County have been diagnosed with diabetes, compared to a statewide diabetes rate of about five percent,

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12/14/1999

Wake Forest Researcher Reports Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Reduces Strokes Wake Forest Researcher Reports Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Reduces Strokes A drug already being used to lower cholesterol and prevent heart attacks sharply reduced strokes in patients who already had heart disease, a Wake Forest University

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12/14/1999

Wake Forest Researchers Ask: Can Ginkgo Prevent Memory Loss? Wake Forest Researchers Ask: Can Ginkgo Prevent Memory Loss? Researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine will test whether an extract from the leaves of the ginkgo tree can slow memory loss in older adults. They will ask participants

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12/14/1999

Wake Forest Scientists Clone Gene for Inherited Kidney Stone Disease Wake Forest Scientists Clone Gene for Inherited Kidney Stone Disease Scientists at Wake Forest University School of Medicine report that they have cloned the gene responsible for an inherited form of kidney stone disease, which may open the

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12/14/1999

Wake Forest To Coordinate Huge National Study to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetes Wake Forest To Coordinate Huge National Study to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetes Wake Forest University School of Medicine has been selected as the national coordinating center for a major study aimed at pre

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12/14/1999

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Wins WebAward Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Wins WebAward The Web Marketing Association's 1999 competition for corporate web sites awarded the Outstanding Web Site award to Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center's site which is located at ww

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12/14/1999

Wake Forest's Largest Study Will Examine Whether Weight Control Can Slow Hardening of the Arteries in Diabetics Wake Forest's Largest Study Will Examine Whether Weight Control Can Slow Hardening of the Arteries in Diabetics A major seven-year national study on whether weight control can slow the advance of he

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12/14/1999

WFU School of Medicine Awarded Grant For Cancer Study WFU School of Medicine Awarded Grant For Cancer Study The American Cancer Society (ACS) has awarded Wake Forest University School of Medicine a $1 million grant to study the effectiveness of intervention strategies to encourage low-income minority women to

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12/9/1999

Wake Forest Faculty Research Is Highly Cited Wake Forest Faculty Research Is Highly Cited Wake Forest University was ninth-most cited university in the world in cardiovascular research that appeared in so-called "high impact" publications, according to the Institute for Scientific Information. The survey cove

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12/9/1999

Scientists Map Brain's Primary Memory Network Scientists Map Brain's Primary Memory Network For the first time, a team of Wake Forest University investigators has mapped the functional organization of the hippocampus, the brain''s primary memory network, a step that other scientists are calling "a major break

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12/9/1999

New Study Shows Gender Differences Among Adolescents Participating in Date Violence New Study Shows Gender Differences Among Adolescents Participating in Date Violence Both females and males participate in date violence, according to a new study published in the December issue of Pediatrics. Females who re

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12/9/1999

Comprehensive Cancer Center Joins National Breast Cancer Study Comprehensive Cancer Center Joins National Breast Cancer Study The Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest University has been approved to participate in a sentinel node biopsy clinical trial sponsored by the National Cancer Institute''s Nation

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12/9/1999

Heart-Healthy Moravian Recipes Available Heart-Healthy Moravian Recipes Available Moravian baked goods are a holiday tradition in many Piedmont homes. Now, thanks to a collaboration between Old Salem and the Heart Center at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, you can make heart-healthy versions of

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12/9/1999

Less Invasive Treatment for Aneurysms Now Available Less Invasive Treatment for Aneurysms Now Available If Robert Lambeth of Winston-Salem had to develop a life-threatening aneurysm in his abdomen, the timing couldn''t have been better. Last week, Lambeth, 69, was the first person in the Triad to benefit f

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10/19/1999

MRI Breakthroughs Could Lead to New Tests for Heart Disease MRI Breakthroughs Could Lead to New Tests for Heart Disease Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center are the first in the world to report success using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to view the heart during vigorous beating and

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9/30/1999

New Treatment for Heart Failure Being Evaluated New Treatment for Heart Failure Being Evaluated Roger Owen of Canton used to be so weak from congestive heart failure he had to rest every few minutes when he mowed his grass. "Now I can go a lot longer and do more," says Owen, 54. "I have more energy. I feel

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9/30/1999

Research Support for Wake Forest University School of Medicine Jumps by $14 million Research Support for Wake Forest University School of Medicine Jumps by $14 million Outside support for Wake Forest University School of Medicine - mostly for research and related activities - jumped by 19 percent in the fisca

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9/16/1999

Professor Seeks Partners For Bike Ride Across America To Raise Money for Hunger Professor Seeks Partners For Bike Ride Across America To Raise Money for Hunger David G. Altman, Ph.D., a Wake Forest University School of Medicine faculty member, is planning to bike across America to raise a $1 million endowment

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9/16/1999

Golf Tournament Benefits Cancer Research Golf Tournament Benefits Cancer Research The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of the Triad, Inc. is sponsoring its 5th annual "Research for a Cure" golf tournament on Saturday, Sept.18 at the Yadkin Country Club in Yadkinville. Proceeds from the tournament benefit

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9/10/1999

Lemons Named Technology Asset Management Director Lemons Named Technology Asset Management Director Spencer K. Lemons has been named director of Technology Asset Management for Wake Forest University. He comes to the Medical Center from North Carolina State University where he had served as associate director

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9/10/1999

New MicroPET Scanner Would Be Second in Country New MicroPET Scanner Would Be Second in Country The National Center for Research Resources of the National Institutes of Health has awarded $400,000 to Wake Forest University School of Medicine for a new type of positron emission tomography (PET) scanner. The

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9/3/1999

New Program at WFUBMC Uses Pets to Help Patients Cope with Illness New Program at WFUBMC Uses Pets to Help Patients Cope with Illness Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is offering a new program to help patients cope with illness and injury. The program, called Animal-Assisted Activity/Therapy P

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9/1/1999

Patients with Severe Psoriasis Suffer Daily, Study Finds Patients with Severe Psoriasis Suffer Daily, Study Finds Psoriasis significantly reduces quality of life, according to researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. In a paper published Sept. 1 in the Journal of the American Academy o

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9/1/1999

New Wake Forest Study To Pin Down Soy's Active Ingredient New Wake Forest Study To Pin Down Soy's Active Ingredient Scientists at Wake Forest University School of Medicine are beginning a five-year study to determine which ingredients in soybeans are the active ones in protecting against heart disease, stroke

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9/1/1999

Events Focus on Domestic Violence Solutions Events Focus on Domestic Violence Solutions A series of public events focusing on solutions to domestic violence will be presented Sept. 15-18 by the Women''s Health Center of Excellence at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Creative Responses to Dome

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9/1/1999

Free Prostate Cancer Screenings Scheduled for Sept. 23 and 25 Free Prostate Cancer Screenings Scheduled for Sept. 23 and 25 An estimated 180,000 American men will get prostate cancer this year, and 41,000 will die from the disease. With early detection, however, the disease can often be curable. Free prostate

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8/26/1999

QualChoice of North Carolina launches web site QualChoice of North Carolina launches web site QualChoice of North Carolina, Inc. has launched a new web site (www.qualchoicenc.com) to keep customers better informed about their health plans and to provide up-to-date wellness information, company officials said.

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8/24/1999

Memory Study Underway at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Memory Study Underway at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center If your memory isn''t what it used to be, you may be eligible for a new study at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center looking at exercise and memory training a

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8/24/1999

Three Universities Form Behavioral Health Alliance Three Universities Form Behavioral Health Alliance An organization that can serve the mental health needs of enrollees in managed care plans across North Carolina has been created with the formation of Carolina Behavioral Health Alliance (CBHA), a limited lia

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8/23/1999

WFUBMC to Operate Mobile Fitness and Rehab Unit to Serve NASCAR Winston Cup Racing WFUBMC to Operate Mobile Fitness and Rehab Unit to Serve NASCAR Winston Cup Racing Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is working with Motor Racing Outreach (MRO) to serve the fitness and rehabilitation needs of NASCA

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8/12/1999

Volunteers Sought for Study on Whether Antibiotics Can Reduce Heart Disease Risk Volunteers Sought for Study on Whether Antibiotics Can Reduce Heart Disease Risk Doctors at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and 25 other centers will test whether antibiotics can reduce the risk of heart attacks and

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7/28/1999

Wake Forest First to Apply Innovative Brain Cancer Treatment Wake Forest First to Apply Innovative Brain Cancer Treatment Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center recently became the first medical center to use an innovative treatment system for brain cancer known as the GliaSiteâ„¢ Radiation Therapy Syste

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7/28/1999

Baptist Hospital Home Care Sells Medical Equipment/Respiratory Therapy Product Lines Baptist Hospital Home Care Sells Medical Equipment/Respiratory Therapy Product Lines Baptist Hospital Home Care has reached an agreement with Lincare, Inc., to sell its durable medical equipment and respiratory therapy (DME/R

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7/20/1999

Wake Forest To Expand Teacher Training in Problem-Based Learning Wake Forest To Expand Teacher Training in Problem-Based Learning Wake Forest University School of Medicine will receive $300,000 from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to enrich science education in local schools and help attract students t

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7/15/1999

Heart Valve Disease Increases Risk of Death, Research Shows Heart Valve Disease Increases Risk of Death, Research Shows For decades, doctors have believed that early signs of aortic heart valve disease were harmless if the valve was functioning normally. But research by a Wake Forest University Baptist Medica

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7/13/1999

Medical Center Ranks Among Medical Center Ranks Among Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is among the nation''s best hospitals in 10 of 16 specialties, according to rankings to be published in the issue of U.S. News & World Report that will reach newsstands Monday, July 12. The magazine''s t

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7/13/1999

"Hidden" Disease Causing Disability, Death "Hidden" Disease Causing Disability, Death Jim Pennell first noticed the pain when he was working part-time as a golf instructor. As he walked from hole to hole, he had terrible cramps in his calves. Pennell, now 48, eventually had to give up the job. "It hurt so

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7/13/1999

Piedmont Physicians Join National Effort to Screen Patients for Artery Disease Piedmont Physicians Join National Effort to Screen Patients for Artery Disease Twenty medical practices in the Piedmont have joined a national effort to screen 10,000 Americans for blood vessel disease in the legs, which can be a w

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7/13/1999

New Cancer Procedure at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Offers Hope New Cancer Procedure at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Offers Hope Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is the only facility in the Southeast offering a new procedure for malignant tumors previously thoug

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7/13/1999

State approves CON application for new Brenner Children's Hospital State approves CON application for new Brenner Children's Hospital Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center has received conditional approval from the North Carolina Department of Facility Services Certificate of Need (CON) Section to bui

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7/13/1999

State Approves Construction of Facility to Replace Reynolds Health Center State Approves Construction of Facility to Replace Reynolds Health Center The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has approved a Certificate of Need filed by North Carolina Baptist Hospitals, Inc., to construct an app

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7/13/1999

Research Explores Link Between Stress and Depression Research Explores Link Between Stress and Depression Do the stresses of everyday living take their toll on our health? With a $1.1 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), a researcher at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Cent

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7/13/1999

WFUBMC to Operate First "Open" MRI in Forsyth County WFUBMC to Operate First "Open" MRI in Forsyth County The first "open" magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system in Forsyth County will be available to patients at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center the first week in August. An MRI uses magnets,

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7/13/1999

WFUBMC Researchers Study Soy to Treat Menopause Symptoms WFUBMC Researchers Study Soy to Treat Menopause Symptoms Can a daily serving of soy help keep hot flashes away? Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center are recruiting 100 local women with symptoms of menopause to help find out. S

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6/30/1999

Study Shows Health Effects of Soy Study Shows Health Effects of Soy Menopausal women who added soy protein to their daily diets had less intense hot flashes and night sweats and also had improvements in cholesterol and blood pressure levels, report researchers from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Cente

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6/29/1999

With $1 Million Grant, Medical School Launches Program To Train Clinical Investigators With $1 Million Grant, Medical School Launches Program To Train Clinical Investigators With a $1 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Wake Forest University School of Medicine is launching

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6/29/1999

Researchers Develop New Technique to Diagnose Narrowed Heart Arteries Researchers Develop New Technique to Diagnose Narrowed Heart Arteries Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center are the first in the world to report the successful use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to diagnose signi

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6/16/1999

WFUBMC Wins Publication Awards WFUBMC Wins Publication Awards The Communicator Awards and Healthcare Marketing Report, The National Newspaper of Healthcare Marketing, recognized Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center as winners of 10 awards in advertising and other publications. WFUBMC''s Office of

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6/16/1999

Genetic Testing and Modified Diets May Save Babies Born With Genetic Defect Study Shows Genetic Testing and Modified Diets May Save Babies Born With Genetic Defect Study Shows Genetic testing and dietary modification may save the lives of children born with a defect in the gene controlling fatty acid breakdow

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5/26/1999

WFUBMC to Recruit Volunteers For STAR Trial WFUBMC to Recruit Volunteers For STAR Trial

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5/13/1999

WFUBMC Receives $7.5 Million for Hypertension Research WFUBMC Receives $7.5 Million for Hypertension Research Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center has been awarded $7.5 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue its research into how the body regulates blood pressure and what go

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5/10/1999

Researcher to Look at Preventing Cell Death Researcher to Look at Preventing Cell Death Is there a way to prevent the permanent, often disabling, damage to the heart and brain that occur from a heart attack or stroke? Mark Payne, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics at Wake Forest University Baptist Medica

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5/6/1999

Study Shows Dermatologists Are Best at Removing Skin Cancers Study Shows Dermatologists Are Best at Removing Skin Cancers Patients with a common form of skin cancer known as basal cell carcinoma stand a better chance of being cured by seeing a dermatologist rather than any other type of physician. That''s

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5/6/1999

Osteoporosis Seminar Scheduled at Carver Library Osteoporosis Seminar Scheduled at Carver Library "Osteoporosis: Could It Happen to You?" will be presented from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 11 at the Carver School Road Branch of the Forsyth County Library. Edith Lawson, a certified densitometry technologist at Wak

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5/6/1999

Knife-less Brain "Surgery" Offers New Treatment Options Knife-less Brain "Surgery" Offers New Treatment Options With a severely blocked artery in his brain, Kerry Swestyn of Winston-Salem was in danger of having a fatal stroke. The location of the blockage made surgery too risky. Less than seven years ago, th

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5/3/1999

Small Named American Pharmaceutical Association Fellow Small Named American Pharmaceutical Association Fellow Ronald H. Small, director of pharmacy at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, was awarded fellow status in the American Pharmaceutical Association''s Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Managem

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4/27/1999

WFUBMC to Open Community Health Resource Center in Hanes Mall WFUBMC to Open Community Health Resource Center in Hanes Mall Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center will open its community health information center on Saturday, May 15 at 10 a.m. at Hanes Mall. Called BestHealth, the center is located

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4/23/1999

Lecture on Women's Health Scheduled at YWCA Lecture on Women's Health Scheduled at YWCA Clara Cobb, regional women''s health coordinator with the U.S. Public Health Service, will give a talk, "Women''s Health Issues: An Overview," at 7 p.m. May 4 at the YWCA, 1201 Glade Street. The event is sponsored by th

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4/23/1999

Insurance Restrictions on Acne Drug are Outmoded and Costly Insurance Restrictions on Acne Drug are Outmoded and Costly Insurance companies could save money and make the lives of doctors and their adult acne patients easier by reducing or eliminating the restrictions for dispensing the acne drug tretinoin, ac

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4/23/1999

Epilepsy Symposium Set for May 7 Epilepsy Symposium Set for May 7 A day-long symposium on epilepsy and its treatments will be held May 7 at Embassy Suites, 204 Centreport Drive, Greensboro. The event, sponsored by the Epilepsy Foundation of North Carolina and the Epilepsy Information Service of Wake Forest Un

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4/19/1999

Dr. David Kelly To Receive National Award Dr. David Kelly To Receive National Award David Kelly, M.D., professor and chairman of neurosurgery at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, is the 1999 recipient of the Harvey Cushing Medal, the highest honor given by the American Association of Neurological

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4/15/1999

New Discovery May Lead To Control of Production of Key Proteins New Discovery May Lead To Control of Production of Key Proteins Scientists are closing in on discovering the way that the body regulates critical proteins involved in the front line defense against disease as well as in normal body processes.

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4/12/1999

Diabetes Care Center to Hold Open House Diabetes Care Center to Hold Open House The Diabetes Care Center of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center will hold an open house on Friday, March 26 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. at CompRehab Plaza on 131 Miller Street. Free blood sugar screenings, tours, a cook

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4/12/1999

Managed-care Systems Could Save by Eliminating Restricted Access to Dermatologists Managed-care Systems Could Save by Eliminating Restricted Access to Dermatologists Health-maintenance organizations and medical consumers take note: For treatment of skin disease, you''re better off medically and financially by

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4/12/1999

Wake Forest University Physicians Listed Among Best in America Wake Forest University Physicians Listed Among Best in America Of more than 600 physicians in North Carolina recently listed among "The Best Doctors in America," 95 are Wake Forest University physicians. That''s nearly 16 percent of the physici

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4/12/1999

WFU Baptist Medical Center to hold Cystic Fibrosis Family Day WFU Baptist Medical Center to hold Cystic Fibrosis Family Day Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center will host the second annual Cystic Fibrosis Family Day for cystic fibrosis patients and their families on Saturday, April 17 from 9 a.m. unt

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4/9/1999

New Cancer Procedure Offers Hope New Cancer Procedure Offers Hope Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is the only facility in the Southeast offering a new procedure for malignant tumors previously thought untreatable. The procedure is called Tumor Ablation using Radiofrequency Energy. It involves

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4/7/1999

Cooking Demonstration on Soy Offered at Wake Forest University Cooking Demonstration on Soy Offered at Wake Forest University A free lecture and cooking demonstration on adding soy to the diet will be held at 7 p.m. April 14 at Wake Forest University''s Benson University Center, Room 410. A diet high in so

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4/7/1999

Americans Skip Dialysis; Swedes and Japanese Don't, Study Shows Americans Skip Dialysis; Swedes and Japanese Don't, Study Shows American dialysis patients are far more likely to skip kidney dialysis treatments than patients in either Sweden or Japan, a Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center physician r

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4/7/1999

Study shows that Pediatricians Play Crucial Role in Violence Prevention Study shows that Pediatricians Play Crucial Role in Violence Prevention Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center say physicians and other health care providers play valuable roles in violence prevention in their commun

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4/6/1999

Men Return from Mountain Climb to Benefit Epilepsy Men Return from Mountain Climb to Benefit Epilepsy Three Winston-Salem men are home after attempting to climb the highest mountain in the western hemisphere to raise money for the Epilepsy Information Service at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

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4/6/1999

Research at WFUBMC to Evaluate Telemedicine for Mental Health Care Research at WFUBMC to Evaluate Telemedicine for Mental Health Care Can technology that lets doctors "examine" patients who are miles away be used to provide mental health treatment to employees at their workplaces, residents in nursing homes o

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3/30/1999

Nutrition Center Gets $1 Million Grant To Finish Another Floor Nutrition Center Gets $1 Million Grant To Finish Another Floor Wake Forest University is slated to receive a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services which will be used toward completion of another floor of the Center

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3/30/1999

Higher Levels of Protein May Predict Heart Disease Higher Levels of Protein May Predict Heart Disease A syndrome that scientists call the "metabolic syndrome" and that the media often term "Syndrome X" may be associated with a low-level inflammatory reaction that predicts cardiovascular disease, a Wake For

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3/30/1999

Wake Forest Ranked Among America's Best Medical Schools Wake Forest Ranked Among America's Best Medical Schools U.S. News & World Report ranked Wake Forest University School of Medicine among the top 20 medical schools in the nation for educating primary care doctors -- the kind of doctors that most peopl

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3/29/1999

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Cancer Care Conference To Be Held Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Cancer Care Conference To Be Held WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - The Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center will present a conference titled, "A Partnershi

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3/29/1999

National Pilot Study Headquartered at Wake Forest University School of Medicine To Test Whether Soy Can Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk National Pilot Study Headquartered at Wake Forest University School of Medicine To Test Whether Soy Can Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Investigators at Wake Fo

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3/29/1999

Soy May Decrease Cancer Risks, Wake Forest Researcher Says Soy May Decrease Cancer Risks, Wake Forest Researcher Says WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Dietary soy may reduce the risk of cancer by counteracting the cell-proliferating effect of estrogen-replacement therapy, a Wake Forest University researcher reported tod

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3/26/1999

Standardization of Revolutionary Cancer Treatment Offers Hope to Patients Nationwide Standardization of Revolutionary Cancer Treatment Offers Hope to Patients Nationwide A revolutionary new treatment for patients suffering from abdominal cancer will soon be available to doctors nationwide thanks to a partners

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3/26/1999

National Study Suggests Heart Attack Severity May Be Declining National Study Suggests Heart Attack Severity May Be Declining The severity of heart attacks in the United States is apparently declining, a Wake Forest University School of Medicine researcher told the American Heart Association today. Possible r

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3/26/1999

Free Screenings & Information at Marketplace Mall Health Fair Free Screenings & Information at Marketplace Mall Health Fair The public is invited to have free health screenings and get free health information at the MarketPlace Mall health fair Saturday, April 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free screenin

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3/26/1999

CT Scans Could Become Screening Tool for Heart Disease CT Scans Could Become Screening Tool for Heart Disease Preventing future heart attacks and strokes in people who otherwise seem healthy is the aim of a new screening test developed by researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. They r

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3/26/1999

Cancer Care Conference To Be Held Cancer Care Conference To Be Held The Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center will present a conference titled, "A Partnership for Cancer Care" on Saturday, April 10 from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Ramada Inn in Clemmons. Keynote

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3/18/1999
Laws passed in recent years to help small employers and individuals purchase health insurance have had mixed success, according to a three-year study at Wake Forest University School of Medicine

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3/15/1999
It can be hard for educators, family members and even friends to know when a child begins to make choices that could end his life. Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center are making that distinction easier. A recent study shows that the age a child begins to smoke cigarettes is the key.

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3/11/1999
Investigators at Wake Forest University School of Medicine will provide scientific leadership for a national pilot study to test whether soy will reduce the risk of prostate cancer.

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3/9/1999
Kenneth Olden, Ph.D., director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, will address "The Role of the Environment in Human Illness" on April 27 at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

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2/26/1999
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center includes two institutions, Wake Forest University School of Medicine (formerly the Bowman Gray School of Medicine) and the North Carolina Baptist Hospitals, Inc.

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2/26/1999
Dorothy Wishnietsky, a diabetes educator with Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, will present a free talk on diabetes from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 9 at the Carver School Road Branch of the Forsyth County Library.

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2/26/1999
Three Winston-Salem men will leave Feb. 9 for Argentina, where they''ll attempt to climb the tallest mountain in the western hemisphere to benefit the Epilepsy Information Service at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

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2/26/1999
In the News Desk section, you will find an archive of news releases, a link to For Your Best Health''s schedule, information on how to reach the Public Relations staff and information about the Medical Center.

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2/26/1999
With maps and photos to guide you around the Medical Center to a list of important telephone numbers to help you find information, the Visitor Information section of our web site is a helpful tool for planning your visit to the Medical Center

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2/26/1999
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center has been named a Women''s Reproductive Health Research Career Development Center. It is one of 12 centers in the United States and the only one in the Southeast.

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2/26/1999
With a new $1.9 million federal grant, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center will expand research on how hospitals can reduce the number of patients who experience confusion, memory loss and personality changes after heart bypass surgery. The Medical Center - among the first in the world to explore this problem - has already reduced its rates of neurologic injury to 70 percent below the national average.

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2/26/1999
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center will establish a Center of Excellence for Prostate Cancer this year, making it one of a handful of dedicated centers in the nation committed to the treatment of this disease.

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