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2012 Stories - Rex Newsroom Archives

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December 2012

Rex Healthcare Expands Neurosurgical Services with Addition of New Physician Practice
In blood drives, teens are quite generous (N&O)
Health Grades: Rex ranks the highest among Triangle hospitals (TBJ)
Holiday blood drive held in Raleigh (NEWS 14)
Afternoon Tea now offered to Rex Hospital patients (N&O)
Local Teen's Sudden Death Raises Heart Condition Awareness (NBC 17)
Elfin' Magic Conjures Holiday Cheer at Rex
12-12-12 Babies Born at Rex (WRAL)
Pioneering Raleigh cardiologist hangs up his scrubs (WRAL)
Flu or not? Either way, people are sick (N&O)
A Time of Remembrance - Sunday January 27, 2013
Rex Winterfest Celebrates one year in Holly Springs (H.S. Sun)

November 2012

Rex Healthcare Awarded 'A' by Leapfrog Group for Hospital Safety
Hospital-based Strategic Venture Funds To Spark Innovation (Forbes)
Rex ENT: Dealing With Your Kid's Chronic Ear Infections (WRAL)
To avoid holiday weight gain, think before you eat (N&O) 
Inside look at new Rex Cancer Care app (NBC 17) 
Rex Healthcare Unveils Innovative Mobile App Aimed at Cancer Patients
New mobile app debuts to Rex cancer patients (WRAL) 
Rex Healthcare Donates Life-saving Device to Knightdale Town Hall
Battling cancer? There's an app for that (ABC 11)
Some doctors find switch to electronic medical records painful (N&O)

October 2012

Rex Healthcare Wins Second-Consecutive Candidate Experience Award
Break Free From Pelvic Floor Disorders (PFD) - An Informational Seminar for Women on November 15
Lung Cancer Update: Lunch with Physician Q&A on November 15
Report shows organic diet may not be any better for kids (News 14)
North Carolina hospitals selected for national nurse leadership skill-building program (AACN)
Rex Healthcare Receives Ninth-Consecutive Consumer Choice Award
Science camp at NCSU doubles as cancer support program (WRAL)
Wheeler: Mom of preemie reaches out to ease others' pain (N&O)
Rex Healthcare Co-Workers Seek Votes to Win ‘Pink Glove’ Dance Video Contest
One more company perk: on-site mammograms (N&O)
Aetna and UNC Health Care sign new contract (N&O)
5 Questions with Amy Daniels of The Rex Healthcare Foundation (TBJ)
Survivor, Rex employee helps raise thousands for blood cancer (N&O)
Controversial prostate screening still helps some patients (WRAL)
Rex Healthcare Adds New Ear, Nose and Throat Practice to Enhance Patient Care in Cary
Rex Healthcare Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Activities and Community Partnerships throughout October

September 2012

Rex Healthcare Earns Top Performer Recognition from The Joint Commission
Rex Healthcare to Hold “Operation Medicine Drop” at Rex Healthcare Cary
A cause sealed in blood: Amber Weeks, saved by transfusion, organizes annual blood drive (Garner-Cleveland Record)
Flu shot season starts with a bang in the Triangle (N&O)
'24 hour blitz' encourages thousands of health workers to get flu vaccine (News 14)
Rex Healthcare Event to Encourage Men to Take Charge of Their Health
Rex Hosts Annual Car Seat Clinic: I Love You Baby Day on Saturday, Sept. 22
Rex hosts reunion for families served in its Special Care Nursery (WRAL - Go Ask Mom)
New alternative to surgery for varicose veins (WRAL)
Rex Healthcare to Hold 24-Hour Flu Vaccine Blitz for Co-Workers
Rex Healthcare Unveils Two Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Main Hospital
Ride or Volunteer! Le Tour de Femme 2012
Tune in to "Stand Up To Cancer" on Friday September 7 on WRAL
Rex Healthcare named breastfeeding-friendly business (WRAL - Go Ask Mom)
Rex Healthcare Recognized as a Breastfeeding-Friendly Business

August 2012

Rex Healthcare Half Marathon - November 4, 2012
Rex Named to List of Nation’s Top 100 Women’s Health Programs
Rex Expands Physician Network with New Heart & Vascular, Surgical, Specialists
Rex Women's Center Among Top 100 in Nation (Becker's)
Living With and Beyond Lymphoma: Weber Community Lecture
Rex Healthcare Named on TBJ's "Best Places to Work" List for 2012 (TBJ)
Chicken “Ropa Vieja” Recipe as Seen on Rex On Call
Rex Healthcare Earns Strong Bond Rating from Fitch Ratings Research Agency
Rex Foundation Hosts First Ever Special Care Nursery Family Reunion
Top hospital chef in US hails from Rex (The Cleveland Post)
Rex Blood Services Issues Call to Action for Donations During Critical Shortage

July 2012

Rex teams up with football team for heart screenings (ABC 11)
Amy Daniels Promoted to Executive Director of Rex Healthcare Foundation
Rex Senior Health Center Welcomes New Family Physician, Dr. Usha Soundarapandian
Three New Physicians Join Rex Specialty Practices
New Rex Wellness Center Opens in Knightdale (News 14)
'Loser' Hopefuls Seek Slim Chance as Rex Wellness Hosts TV Auditions (N&O)
Hundreds line up for "Biggest Loser" auditions (News 14)
Rex Health Ventures Announces Inaugural Investment in Aerial BioPharma
UNC Health Care & Rex Healthcare Unveil UNC Physicians Network
Robotic surgery makes hysterectomies easier (WRAL)
The hazards of flip-flops (N&O)
Triple-digit temperatures keep emergency responders busy (News 14)
Older students reap benefits of swimming lessons (WRAL)
Rex Healthcare Hosts Olympic-Sized Grand Opening for New Wellness Center of Knightdale

June 2012

Heat impacts people across the Triangle (NBC 17)
Seniors advised to be extra careful during heat wave (WRAL)
Robotic surgery proves effective for hysterectomies (NBC 17)
Rex Healthcare Designated First Robotic Surgery Epicenter in North Carolina
Rex Hospital Open Joins PGA TOUR in Welcoming Web.com to Tournament Team
Rex Healthcare Chefs Win Gold Medal at National Hospital Food Competition in Miami
Rex Hospital: One of The Best Places To Eat Right Now (GQ)
Rex Cancer Center Holds "Beyond Prostate Screening" Seminar on July 12
Wheeler: Give the gift of blood this summer (N&O)
Rex Healthcare Hosts "Save Our Summer" Blood Drive
New heart valve stent gives elderly patients options (WARL)
Southeast Raleigh to get new community health center on site of historic hospital (N&O)
New dads greet Father's Day babies (WRAL)
Spa day will benefit moms with baby blues (Midtown Raleigh News)
Blood donors often absent during summer months (WRAL)
Rex Blood Services & Organizations Celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14
UNC Health Care and Rex Healthcare Given Top Grades for Patient Safety in National Report
National survey grades Triangle hospitals on patient safety (N&O)
Hundreds Celebrate Cancer Survivors Day at Rex (News 14)
Cord Blood Training Saving Lives at Rex Hospital (WRAL)
James Hahn Wins Rex Open in Sudden Death Playoff (N&O)
Final Round Pairings & Tee Times
Accuracy on 18 More Important Than Ever on Sunday (N&O) 
Staten Sinks long birdie putt on 18 to take lead into Sunday (N&O)
This Weekend at the Rex Hospital Open: List of Activities and Events
Justin Hicks heads into weekend with 1-stroke lead at Rex Open (N&O)
Day 1 Recap, Photo Gallery from the Rex Open (N&O)
ABC 11's Jen Daniels reports LIVE from Day 1 at the Open
Veteran Amputee an Inspiration at Rex Open (WRAL)

May 2012

Cancer survivor (Lenora Woods) learns to put health first (North Raleigh News)
Leesville High golfer now 2-time champ of Rex Hospital Open Jr. Invitational
Policy advocate: Obesity epidemic 'weighing' down NC economy (WRAL)
UNC Health Care System & WakeMed Reach Agreement (UNC)
Rex among Nation's Top 100 Hospitals for 2nd straight year
Rex Heart & Vascular Center Hosts Free Screenings at Golden Oaks Saturday
Rex Healthcare Hosts 23rd Annual Cancer Survivors Day
Rex Hospital Open Partners with The First Tee of the Triangle to Offer Free Kids’ Clinic 
Warm up, work out...then stretch (N&O)
Rex named a ‘great’ hospital for workers (TBJ)
Rex Healthcare Named to Becker’s Hospital Review "100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare"
Rex Open golfer looks ahead to shot at PGA Tour (N&O)
Three Rex Healthcare Co-Workers Named in the Triangle’s Top 10 Women in Medicine (Triangle Medical News)
MELT: A Workout Intended to Get Under Your Skin (GetGoingNC.com)

April 2012

Triangle Physician Network Adds New Garner, Cary Practices
Rex Celebrates Cancer Survivors Day Sunday June 3
Join Rex for Community Health Screening Day
Rex "Swabs" for Life - Marrow Transplant Donor Drive on May 16
Rex Healthcare Launches Rex Strategic Innovations to Advance Healthcare Innovation
Rex to invest in start-up health-care ventures (N&O)
Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic and Rex Healthcare Break Ground on Raleigh Orthopaedic Surgery Center
Rex Healthcare of Holly Springs is Recognized for Energy and Operational Efficiency
Join Us for Stroke Awareness Day: Thursday May 10, 2012
Construction to begin on Raleigh surgery center (N&O)
Rex Cancer Center Granted Outstanding Achievement Award by Commission on Cancer (CoC)
Rex Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic and Rex Healthcare Begin Construction on Raleigh Orthopaedic Surgery Center
Rex Healthcare Announces Rex Hospital Open Charity Ticket Program

March 2012

Just My Size Clothing Yard Sale on Saturday May 5
Rex Healthcare to Participate in Whole Grain Sampling Day on April 4
Rex Hospital Open Releases 2012 Activities Line-up
Rex Healthcare Congratulates Six Co-Workers Nominated as TBJ’s 2012 Health Care Heroes
Rex Healthcare of Cary to Host "Operation Medicine Drop"
Johnston Health and Rex Healthcare Formalize Radiation Oncology Partnership 
Rex Healthcare Announces Chairmen for the 2012 Rex Hospital Open 
Teens need health care too, experts remind - North Raleigh News 
Rex Family Physicians to Host "Ask the Expert: Teen Health" Event

February 2012

Rex Cancer Center of Wakefield Partners with UNC Lineberger to Offer “Cancer Transitions”
Rex Healthcare and UNC Health Care to Offer Innovative Aortic Valve Replacement
David Strong of Rex Healthcare Named Corporate Chair For The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk
Rex Partners with Applebee's to Celebrate Heart Month Throughout February
Rex Healthcare Sponsors Seventh Annual Hoops 4 Hope
Rex Healthcare to Become First Hospital in North Carolina to Go 'Fry Free'

January 2012

Rex Healthcare Celebrates Heart Health Month with Activities Throughout February
Hoops 4 Hope: A Breast Cancer Awareness Event
TomoTherapy offers safer radiation - News&Observer
Moody’s Affirms Top Ratings on UNC Hospitals, Rex Healthcare Bonds
Setting the Record Straight: Update from Jan. 23 Health Select Committee meeting
It's never too late to use exercise to become healthier - News & Observer
18th Annual Living With and Beyond Breast Cancer