By the numbers
24/7 ICU care helps the area’s critically ill patients
by Melody Hunter-Pillion
Ben Lawrence recalls the words of the Rex Healthcare emergency room physician the night his 23-year-old son arrived in the hospital with severe head injuries.
Rex’s new menu is just what the doctor ordered
by Jim McGrody
It’s a difficult choice: Will you have the lime ginger salmon or the stuffed pork loin with a roasted shallot demi-glace? These are just two of the mouth-watering choices Rex Healthcare now offers guests at its Raleigh campus. That’s right — it’s gourmet hospital food.
Tips to stay safe in the great outdoors
by Dr. Michele Roberts Casey
Fall is an ideal time to pack up the family and head to your favorite camping spot. Good preparation and camping safety smarts can help guarantee a fun-filled trip free of minor and major emergencies.
Take a hike
Area offers wonderful outdoor opportunities
by Chris Mitchell, MSW
I love fall. It’s my favorite time of year. It’s beautiful and colorful, mild, cool,and comfortable — just a great time to be outside and active. I still exercise regularly at the gym, especially during the busy work/school week, but I do try to spend more time exercising and playing outdoors this time of year. Each fall my husband and I try to take advantage of some of the unique options the Triangle has to offer, either on our own or as a family. Here are just a few of these outdoor opportunities.
Fighting sun damage
Treatments work to reverse signs of aging
by Jenna Fitzgerald Taylor, RN
We all love a little sunshine. Indeed, we need some sun for good health. Unfortunately, many of us don’t realize that we’ve overindulged until the problems of premature aging truly begin to show.