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Tracking Down Relief for a Urinary Tract Infection
Tracking Down Relief for a Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infections are common infections that can cause serious health problems if left untreated. The infection can spread to your bladder or kidney wit ...

Urgent Care Info Now Available on Amazon Alexa
Urgent Care Info Now Available on Amazon Alexa

As a way to expand access to care, Duke Health has launched its own "skill" through the Amazon Alexa app. The tech-friendly addition makes it easier to connect ...

Should You Get an Annual Physical?
Should You Get an Annual Physical?

Even if you feel perfectly healthy, there’s still a reason to visit with your primary care doctor at least once a year.

Duke Health Now Offers Online Urgent Care
Duke Health Now Offers Online Urgent Care

When you’re not feeling well and don’t want to travel to your nearest urgent care, you can now get a provider’s advice through Duke’s new online urgent care op ...

Urgent Care Is Now More Convenient
Urgent Care Is Now More Convenient

Now you can check Duke Urgent Care locations and wait times -- online, from any device -- and reserve a spot at the clinic most convenient for you.

Duke Health's Primary Care Clinics Recognized as Primary Care Medical Home
Duke Health's Primary Care Clinics Recognized as Primary Care Medical Home

Duke Health's primary care clinics have earned formal recognition as a Primary Care Medical Home by The Joint Commission, an independent accrediting organizati ...

Five Summer Health Woes That Could Send You to Urgent Care
Five Summer Health Woes That Could Send You to Urgent Care

Don’t let these common health issues stop your outdoor fun. Use this guide to take charge of your health.

Healthy Winter Travel Tips
Healthy Winter Travel Tips

Whether it’s a getaway to warmer weather or an annual holiday visit with family, make sure your winter fun isn’t spoiled by stress or illness. Kelli Clear, FNP ...

Healthy Summer Travel Trips
Healthy Summer Travel Trips

Whether you’re relaxing at the beach or exploring a new city, you’ll want to stay healthy so you can enjoy every minute of your vacation. Kelli Clear, FNP-BC, ...

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.

Back-to-School Checklist
Back-to-School Checklist

You've got a checklist for school supplies; we've created one for you to keep you and your children healthy throughout the school year. Here's what Duke Health ...

Mosquito season is coming. Should you fear Zika virus?
Mosquito season is coming. Should you fear Zika virus?

With a confirmed case of Zika virus in Wake County and warm weather on the way, should you be concerned about mosquito-borne diseases—and what precautions shou ...