For Parkinson’s sufferers, therapy’s close to home

By Bobby Parker | Photography by Rachael Santillan | April, 2022 Tony Cimaglia says his wife, Ann, first noticed his symptoms. Struggles with walking. Leaning forward when standing. Tony consulted […]

Colorectal Patient’s Advice: Get the colonoscopy

By Kim Hasty March 2022 Growing up in Panama in a family of 14 children, Maria Iwanski could always find a game of soccer to join in. Later, in high […]

It’s Time to Get in the Game with Your Medical “Quarterback”

Health, December 2021 BY KIM HASTY | PHOTOGRAPHY BY ROXANA ROSS Even that time-tested apple a day shouldn’t keep your doctor away. And now that vaccinations are readily available, neither […]

Healthy and Delicious Chicken Soup

Thanks to local realtor Rebecca Fowler Lillich for the inspiration for this healthy chicken soup recipe that we tweaked just a bit. You can add or subtract ingredients to suit […]

Health: ‘Like a Family’

Cancer Center Prevails Through Trying Times BY KIM HASTY | PHOTOGRAPHY BY TONY WOOTEN In the more than three decades of its existence, Cape Fear Valley Health’s Cancer Treatment and […]

Health: Your doctor is (always) in with Cape Fear Valley Health’s myChart app

By Kim Hasty Tracy Muhammad, MD, can attest to the lifesaving connection that technology has made possible for doctors and their patients. Last year, due to the COVID pandemic, Cape […]

Health: Cape Fear Valley Hoke Hospital

A culture of caring with an ‘awesome team’ By Kim Hasty Photography by Cindy Burnham Additional photos contributed by Cape Fear Valley Health They had been planning to celebrate with […]

Health: The sound of progress

By Bill Kirby Jr. You could see and hear the construction workers above as they awaited the final steel beam about to be hoisted in the June 17 “Topping Off” […]

At Cape Fear Valley, they have a good night’s sleep down to a science

Amita Shetty, M.D., and Sam Fleishman, M.D., will go the extra mile for their patients. Literally. By Kim Hasty Photography by Cindy Burnham As a primary care physician in Lumberton, […]

Health: Compassionate care and a boost of self confidence

By Kim Hasty Photography by Tony Wooten When Erin Champion contemplated having the fine lines on her forehead injected in a large room filled with interested onlookers recently, she didn’t […]