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 […]

Be Stronger Than Your Excuses

BY: KIM HASTY PHOTOGRAPHY BY: CINDY BURNHAM From the start, the energy, the enthusiasm and the encouragement inside the gym were strikingly contagious. “You’re looking good, girl,” was the mantra […]

Hemp-based CBD products gaining popularity 

By Earl Vaughan Jr.  With America in the grip of an addiction to opioid-related pain medications, the medical community has been trying to limit access to the painkillers in an attempt to […]

A Great Feeling

By: Catherine Pritchard  Donna Carter was scared.  She was 46, weighed over 310 pounds and had several serious health problems, including diabetes and hypertension. She also had severe asthma and the three medications […]

Feeding the Children

By: Kim Hasty The work that Jesus did with the loaves and the fishes is the undeniable gold standard for feeding the multitude, but Jason Hairr and his crew were doing a formidable job one recent morning trying to pull off a fairly impressive task themselves.  By just after sunrise, Hairr had 500 hot dogs […]