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Duke Primary Care Opens Three New Wake County Locations
Duke Primary Care Opens Three New Wake County Locations

Duke Primary Care recently opened two new family medicine practices and relocated an existing adult care practice in Wake County.

PrEP HIV-Prevention Clinic Opens at Duke
PrEP HIV-Prevention Clinic Opens at Duke

Duke's new PrEP clinic helps people at high risk for HIV take steps to prevent infection. Read answers to your questions about HIV PrEP.

Acupuncture Offers Alternative for Pain Relief
Acupuncture Offers Alternative for Pain Relief

Rob Sims of Morrisville was working underneath his backyard deck in 2007 when he was bitten by a copperhead. Over the next few years, he had multiple health pr ...

Scotty McCreery Honored at Duke's World Voice Day Celebration
Scotty McCreery Honored at Duke's World Voice Day Celebration

Duke's Voice Care Center honored American Idol winner Scotty McCreery at its 10th Annual World Voice Day celebration.

Duke Cancer Care in Wake County
Duke Cancer Care in Wake County

If you're a Wake County resident, you don't have to travel far for your cancer care. Everything you need, including the latest diagnostic imaging technology, c ...

Breast Surgeon Shelley Hwang, MD, Named Among TIME's 100 Most Influential People
Breast Surgeon Shelley Hwang, MD, Named Among TIME's 100 Most Influential People

Shelley Hwang, MD, chief of breast surgery at the Duke Cancer Institute, has been named one of TIME’s 100 most influential people for 2016 as a pioneer in her ...

Duke Nurse Donates Kidney to Husband, Also a Duke Nurse
Duke Nurse Donates Kidney to Husband, Also a Duke Nurse

Duke life flight nurse Nichole Diacumski carried out her most personal rescue mission when she donated a kidney to her husband, Jason, a fellow Duke nurse. The ...

Physical therapy for breast cancer now available at Duke Regional Hospital
Physical therapy for breast cancer now available at Duke Regional Hospital

Duke Regional breast cancer patients in need of physical therapy no longer need to travel to two sites.

Duke’s ECMO Program Saves Young Girl's Life
Duke’s ECMO Program Saves Young Girl's Life

As a young girl fought for her life, a life-saving technology called ECMO allowed her lungs to rest and recover.

DukeHealth.org Offers Doctor Ratings, Reviews
DukeHealth.org Offers Doctor Ratings, Reviews

Being an educated patient means having the information you need to make important decisions about your health care. That’s why Dukehealth.org now publicly post ...

Duke Cancer Institute Joins National Endorsement of HPV Vaccination
Duke Cancer Institute Joins National Endorsement of HPV Vaccination

The Duke Cancer Institute joined all 68 other top U.S. cancer centers in issuing a statement that urges increased HPV vaccinations to prevent cancer in respons ...

Duke Medicine Becomes Duke Health
Duke Medicine Becomes Duke Health

Improving health has always been the ultimate goal for Duke Medicine. With this historical and overarching aspiration in mind, we are officially changing our n ...