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 […]

“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 […]

Pickleball: A game everyone will love

By Kim Hasty  Photography by Matthew Wonderly    OK, everyone, have a good evening.  Hey, let’s pack up those nets, turn off the lights and go home.  Ahem. Really, you […]

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 […]

Educating Future Physical Therapists

Today physical therapists are highly-educated, licensed health care professionals who can help patients reduce pain and improve or restore mobility and function that has been impaired or threatened by disability, […]

Dr. Prag, the super hero of cancer surgery

By Kim Hasty    A father who wants to live to see his son play in the big game.     A mother who wants to prepare the family members who […]

General Medicine: Cape Fear Valley Health Earns Merits of Excellence

When it comes to healthcare, nothing matters more than quality. Obtaining high quality care during a hospital visit can mean the difference between life and death or lingering health issues […]