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Study Provides New Evidence of Role of Diet in Breast Health

The relationship between the gut microbiome and human health is widely accepted in the medical community. Now, new research shows that the breast gland also has a microbiome, and like the gut microbiome, it too can be affected by diet, according...
27-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Diagnostic Protocol Effective in Identifying Emergency Room Patients with Acute Chest Pain Who Are Suitable for Early Discharge

A relatively new accelerated diagnostic protocol is effective in identifying emergency department patients with acute chest pain who can be safely sent home without being hospitalized or undergoing comprehensive cardiac testing, according to...
27-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wake Forest Baptist Receives Two Federal Grants to Join National Networks Studying Neurological Disorders and Stroke

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center two five-year grants, each worth approximately $1.5 million, to participate in two...
11-Sep-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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‘Mindful People’ Feel Less Pain; MRI Imaging Pinpoints Supporting Brain Activity

Ever wonder why some people seem to feel less pain than others? A study conducted at Wake Forest School of Medicine may have found one of the answers – mindfulness.
6-Sep-2018 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Allergists Warn that Chigger Bites May Cause Allergic Reaction to Red Meat

Chiggers, redbugs, harvest mites – whatever you call them, they are pesky little bugs whose bites cause really itchy rashes, usually around the ankles and waistline.
31-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

School of Medicine Researchers Receive $18 Million Grant to Study Connections between Heart Health and Cognition

The National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded Wake Forest School of Medicine researchers a five-year grant worth more than $18 million to study the connections between heart health and brain health...
30-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Take Big step Toward Finding Non-addictive Pain Killer

With the support of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine have been working to find a safe, non-addictive pain killer to help fight the current opioid crisis in this country.
27-Aug-2018 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Baby Poop May Be Source of Beneficial Probiotics

Probiotics seem to be everywhere these days – in yogurt, pickles, bread, even dog food. But there’s one place that may surprise you: There are probiotics in dirty diapers.
22-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Tips to Make Holiday Meals Enjoyable and Safe for People with Food Allergies

Enjoying good times around the holiday table can sometimes be difficult for people with food allergies.
13-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

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Ethanol Injection a Viable Treatment Option for Some Thyroid Problems

Ultrasound-guided percutaneous ethanol ablation for thyroid conditions is a minimally invasive procedure that is quick and cost-effective, with side effects about the same as those of a flu shot.
12-Oct-2018 8:00 AM EDT

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Eating right is a vital part of the game plan for high school-age athletes

In addition to following a balanced diet, young competitors need to know when to eat what types of food to allow enough time for the digestion and absorption of the nutrients they need to perform at their best.
22-Aug-2018 1:10 PM EDT

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A Little Preparation and Common Sense Go a Long Way in the Great Outdoors

Recognizing your limits, knowing where you’re going and what you might encounter there, and being aware of the environment you’re in are the best ways to avoid the bites, stings, cuts, sprains and other mishaps that can spoil outdoor activities
23-Jul-2018 3:00 PM EDT

Urologist Warns Against Pop-up Men's Clinics that Promote P-shots

6-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT

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Skin color no small factor in diagnosis, treatment of dermatologic conditions

The majority of skin problems – including the most common, acne – occur in people of every ethnicity and skin color. However, the amount of melanin, which is the pigment that gives skin its color, an individual has can greatly influence their...
15-Jun-2018 3:00 PM EDT

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Standardized Patients Play Active Role in Medical Education

Sessions with patient actors give medical students and other prospective providers the opportunity to develop both clinical skills and “bedside manner” before they begin to practice medicine for real.
16-May-2018 8:00 AM EDT

Penile Transplant Experts from Wake Forest

24-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT

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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (www.wakehealth.edu) is a nationally prominent academic medical center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with an integrated health care network that incorporates hospitals, clinics, physician practices, diagnostic centers and other primary and specialty care facilities that serve the residents of 24 counties in northwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia. The Medical Center’s divisions are Wake Forest Baptist Health, a regional clinical system that includes Brenner Children’s Hospital and 3 community hospitals in more than 150 locations, with more than1,300 physicians and 1,159 acute care beds; Wake Forest School of Medicine, a recognized national leader in cutting-edge research and experiential medical education; and Wake Forest Innovations, which commercializes the discoveries and research capabilities of the Medical Center and operates Innovation Quarter, an urban district devoted to driving regional economic growth and building vibrant community. Wake Forest Baptist clinical, research and educational programs are consistently rated among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

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  • Dennis C. Ang

    Section Head

    Keywords:
    Exercise, pain, Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, Pain Measurement
     
     
  • John Spangler

    Professor

    Keywords:
    Family Medicine, Ambulatory Medicine , Health Promotion and Disease Prevention , Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, Cancer Prevention, Tobacco Cessation, Osteoporosis, Tobacco, Diabetes
     
     
  • Christopher A. Ohl

    Professor

    Keywords:
    Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Utilization , Impact on Clinical Outcomes , antimicrobial resistance
     
     
  • Amy McMichael

    Professor, Dermatology

    Keywords:
    Hair and Scalp Disease, Ethnic and Pigmented Skin Disease, Epidemiology of Skin Disease, Skin Care, Dermatology, Skin Cancer, Cosmetic Dermatology
     
     
  • Laura D. Baker

    Associate Professor

    Keywords:
    Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders, Cognition, Growth Hormone, Insulin, Hormones, Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone
     
     
  • Laura J. Veach

    Associate Professor, General Surgery

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    Substance Abuse, substance abuse treatment, Ambulatory Care, Patient Compliance, socioeconomic factors
     
     

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