Flu Restrictions in Place
If you are planning to visit a Duke hospital, please be aware that flu restrictions are in place. These visitor restrictions are activated in response to an increase in flu-like activity across North Carolina and elsewhere, and are part of our efforts to minimize the spread of the flu virus.
Why You Need a Flu Shot
It takes two weeks for the body to develop an immune response to the flu vaccine. The sooner you get a flu shot, the more protected you will be.
Learning to Manage Chronic Joint Pain and Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery
Hubert Nall’s knee pain was so bad last year that it limited his ability to walk, climb stairs and be active. However, that lack of activity also meant he wasn’t in great shape. It was a double-edged sword because his doctor told him needed to lose weight and increase his leg strength before he could be eligible for knee replacement surgery.