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From the monthly archives: March 2018

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Nash Health Care Bowling League

Thank you to the Nash Health Care Bowling League for their very generous gift to our Cancer Patient Assistance Fund. All funds directly support our patients at the Danny Talbott Cancer Center.

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NASH UNC HEALTH CARE OFFERS PET THERAPY PROGRAM

Nash UNC Health Care offers pet therapy program 03/13/2018   Nash UNC Health Care has introduced “Caring Canines of Nash,” a pet therapy program designed to provide short visits, comfort and enjoyment to patients who love dogs. The hospital is using a type of pet therapy known as animal-assisted activity, which involves a specially trained dog and its handler spending 10 to 15 minutes with a patient who has requested the visit. “Research has shown that pet therapy can provide great benefits to patients through reducing stress and anxiety, lowering blood pressure and generally uplifting spirits,” said Amy Winham, Director of Service and OperationaExcellence at Nash UNC Health Care. Reports from The Mayo Clinic indicate that a few minutes spent petting a dog and talking with its handler can bring on the “happiness bounce” for many patients, where they report feeling less tired or stressed, a little more optimistic, and are thrilled about having a story to sha ...

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UNC HELICOPTER NOW BASED AT NASH UNC HEALTH CARE

UNC Health Care has established Nash UNC Health Care as the permanent base site for one of its medical transport helicopters.  Hospital staff celebrated the helicopter’s first landing on Thursday.

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Twin Counties Sugar Run- April 14, 2018

The First Annual Twin Counties Sugar Run is scheduled for April 14, 2018. It will include a 5K Run; 1 Mile Fun Run; a Celebrity Speaker; healthy breakfast and vendors with the latest technology and research in the fight against Diabetes. All proceeds will go to benefit patients dealing with diabetes in the Twin Counties.