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 […]

“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 […]

Health: A Thank-You to Cape Fear Valley’s Frontline Professionals

By: Kim Hasty For decades, Tommy Arnold has been the first to pitch in whenever someone needed help. We’ll likely never know the extent to which he’s been the willing […]

Health: Service and Shots with a Smile

By: Kim Hasty Photography by: Lisa Thompson Chris Tart was on the move one recent morning. Already, his staff was running low on Pfizer vaccine inoculations, and he was among […]

On the Front Line

By: Kim Hasty   Theirs isn’t the kind of experience that was covered in nursing school chemistry or physiology classes. In fact, nothing in nursing school prepared them for the […]

A Bariatric Success Story

BY: KIM HASTY For Rachael Santillan, the epiphany that would lead to her nearly 100-pound weight loss came on a mountaintop in Ghana. “Everybody was passing me on the way […]

New Center Will Offer Hope in the Storm

BY: KIM HASTY A warm and soothing environment in which patients and their parents can feel comfortable and safe. Comprehensive and critical inpatient treatment available without the necessity of an […]

Surgical Residents Help Raise the Bar for CFVH

BY: KIM HASTY All the fresh-faced young people walking the halls at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center surprised some folks at first. Every newly-graduated physician enters a residency program for […]

Cape Fear Valley Hospital aids in the crusade for a vaccine

BY: KIM HASTY Even as a little girl growing up in Germany, Judith Borger always knew she wanted to help people. For a while, that meant teaching them how to […]

CFVH Workers Grateful for Community’s Generosity

By: Kim Hasty Over 3,000 donated masks. Over 5,000 donated meals. And those numbers are growing every day.  In the midst of a pandemic, Cape Fear Valley Medical Center staff members have been overwhelmed by […]