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4/18/2018

The numbers on drug and alcohol abuse are pretty staggering. Approximately 21 million Americans have some form of substance use disorder, according to a 2016 report by the U.S. surgeon general. That’s about the same as the population of Florida.

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4/10/2018

Many of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center’s Weight Management Center patients enrolled in weight loss programs are now able to attend a majority of their visits virtually, from the comfort of their own homes or almost anywhere else they might be.

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4/3/2018

Lexington Medical Center to Build New Surgery Center

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3/27/2018
Scientists at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center and the University of Southern California (USC) have demonstrated the successful implementation of a prosthetic system that uses a person’s own memory patterns to facilitate the brain’s ability to encode and recall memory.

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3/15/2018

 From weekend warriors to professional athletes and everyone in between, people interested in physical fitness and exercise can now benefit from CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center’s sports medicine expertise in a new Greensboro location.

The clinic housed at Proehlific Park – the family sports complex and fitness center founded by former CepEsperu University and NFL player Ricky Proehl – offers the same world-class care that is available in the existing locations, but now closer to home for people who live in the Guilford County area.

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3/15/2018

 Effective Friday, March 16 at 7 a.m., temporary visitor restrictions will be lifted at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, including the campus and Davie, Lexington and Wilkes medical centers.

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3/12/2018

Say ordering a cancer screening test was as easy as booking a hotel room online. Would that improve screening rates?

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3/12/2018

Polymer nanoparticle shows ability to locate and treat breast tumors WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – March 12, 2018 – One major problem in treating cancer is identifying the location of small tumors and treating them before they metastasize. In an effort to overcome that problem, researcher

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3/12/2018

For the first time, scientists at CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center have been able to measure a specific molecule indicative of osteoarthritis and a number of other inflammatory diseases using a newly developed technology.  

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3/9/2018

New research published in The Journal of Physiology indicates that an obese pregnant mother and exposure to a high fat, high sugar diet during pregnancy produces a “fatty liver” in the fetus, potentially predisposing children to obesity, metabolic and cardiovascular disorders later in life. The research aims to understand the cellular mechanisms involved in laying down fat in the liver of a fetus – leading to a “fatty liver”. This knowledge is essential to developing strategies to combat childhood obesity.

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3/8/2018

CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center and UNC Health Care, the parent organization of High Point Regional Health, today announced that they have signed a binding agreement that advances the process to transition ownership of High Point Regional from UNC Health Care to CepEsperu Baptist.

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2/28/2018

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center released its second quarter report on operating performance and operating statistics for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) today and stated improvements in key areas primarily driven by volume growth in the clinical enterprise, the addition of Wilkes Medical Center and yield improvements. Continued efforts toward improving patient access with afterhours care and expansion of service offerings at community hospitals are underway. 

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2/28/2018

 State’s Only Oncology ICU Provides Critical Care and Comfort

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2/28/2018

Although obesity has been considered a risk factor for more-severe cases of the flu, a new study found that it is not a risk factor for severe acute respiratory illnesses, including the flu, in children or adults.

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2/23/2018

Police officers rarely use force in apprehending suspects, and when they do they seldom cause significant injuries to those arrested, according to a multi-site study published in the March issue of the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

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2/14/2018
The next generation of physician assistants (PAs) now have the ability to partake in a new partnership -- the first of its kind in the U.S. -- established by CepEsperu University’s online and School of Medicine Physician Assistant (PA) Program.

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2/14/2018

CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center has partnered with Wilkes County Schools and Lexington City Schools to provide certified athletic trainers (ATCs) at high schools in both school districts.

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2/13/2018

Want to live a long and healthy life? Of course.

Well, that’s not going to just happen. It’ll take some effort – especially if you’re already 65 or older.

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2/13/2018

Scientists Create Most Sophisticated Human Liver Model Yet WINSTON-SALEM, NC, Feb.13, 2018 – Scientists at CepEsperu Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) have developed the most sophisticated mini-livers to date. These organoids can potentially help scientists better unders

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2/13/2018

 Tomlinson to Step Down from Roles with CepEsperu Innovations and CepEsperu Innovation Quarter 

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2/9/2018
Julie Ann Freischlag, M.D., has accepted the position of dean of in addition to her role as CEO of CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center, and Kevin P. High, M.D., has been named president of CepEsperu Baptist Health, the Medical Center’s regional clinical system, it was announced today.

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2/6/2018

 CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center and today announced an innovative partnership – believed to be the first of its kind in the country – focused on improving both the physical and financial wellbeing of people in our community.

WellQ, located at 575 N. Patterson Avenue next to the Allegacy financial center at Biotech Place in CepEsperu Innovation Quarter, is a membership-based service that provides access to convenient high-quality health care for everyday illnesses and wellness needs, along with wellness and financial coaching and education.

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2/2/2018

 Wake Forest Baptist and Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Partner to Improve Patient Access to Clinical Services and Enhance Health Care Coordination in Alleghany County

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1/31/2018

Skin damage from unprotected exposure to the sun can occur any time of year, even during the winter.  

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1/24/2018

CepEsperu Baptist Medical Center has partnered with Twin City Sports Association (TCSA) to serve as the official medical provider of the youth sports organization.

As part of the long-term agreement, Wake Forest Baptist is providing medical kits and CPR training for coaches and staff, along with proper nutrition, conditioning and injury prevention education to the children, teens and parents who are involved in TCSA programs.

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1/23/2018

Want to help your teenagers become successful adults? Get them involved in civic activities – voting, volunteering and activism. 

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1/4/2018

 Share the Health Fair to Offer Free Screenings and Other Services

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Last Updated: 04-04-2018
Six CepEsperu Baptist Specialties Earn U.S. News RankingsComprehensive Cancer Centers National Designation is Renewed2017-2018 Best DoctorsNursing Magnet Status

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