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Rex Newsroom

Keep up with all the latest Rex news as well as health news in the Triangle right here in the Rex Newsroom.  This is where you'll find the latest news releases, event listings and links to other relevent stories and features.

Media Contact

For media-related questions, please contact Alan Wolf, Rex Media Relations Manager, by email at alan.wolf@rexhealth.com or by phone at (919) 218-7103.

 Be sure to also check out the Rex YouTube Channel for all of the latest Rex videos.

  • You can also visit our News Videos page for a quick list of videos from local & national media outlets featuring Rex Healthcare's physicians, nurses, co-workers and patients.

December 2014

How to Break the Fad-Diet Cycle (N&O)
Woman to Watch: Dr. Linda Butler (Women AdvaNCe)
Rapping Doctors Pump Up Urgent Care (H&HN)
Rex Hospital Plans for Holly Springs (Holly Springs News)

November 2014

Rex's Angels: Caring for Patients since 1936 (Walter Magazine)
After Facing Death, Rusty Wagstaff Rebuilds Life, Welcomes Grandchild (N&O)
Advice for Managing your Kids' Screentime (N&O)
Dr. Campbell: Keep your Heart Healthy During the Holidays (WNCN)
Rex Recieves "A" Rating for Leapfrog's Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score
Two WakeMed ENT Docs Move to Rex Healthcare (TBJ)
Rex Hospital Open Returns to TPC at Wakefield Plantation
Rex Hospital Tops in Patient Interactions (N&O)
Rapping Rex Docs Highlight Cost Saves of Urgent Care (TBJ)
North Carolina Doctors' Rap about Urgent Care a Hit (WUNC)
Rex Doctors Star in Urgent Care Rap Video (TWC News 14)
Rex Opens Rex Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists at Wakefield
Rex Doctors Rap about Urgent Care Versus an Emergency Room (ABC11)
9 Great Meals in Unexpected Places- Rex Healthcare (Conde Nast Traveler)
Leapfrog Group Awards Rex "A" for Patient Safety (N&O)
Rex Hospital Begins Preparing for Ebola (Technician Online)
At Rex, Thelma Zaytoun has been a Volunteer for Life (N&O)

October 2014

Rex Offers New Treatment for Knee and Hip Pain Relief (ABC 11)
Three Former Cancer Centers of NC Docs Join UNC/Rex (TBJ)
Rex Hematology Oncology Associates Opens New Raleigh Office
Visit the Doctor, Leave with a Bag of Carrots (WRAL)
CDC Releasing New Guidelines for Health Workers Treating Ebola (NPR)
UNC Doctor: Focus on Solutions, Not Blame for Ebola (WRAL)
UNC-Born Ebola Tracker Is About to go Global (TBJ)
Rex Hosts Reunion for Special Care Nursery Families (WRAL)
Rex Blood Services Opens Permament Place to Join Bone Marrow Registry (NRN)
Bone Marrow Registry gets Boost from Raleigh Blood Donation Center (WRAL
Groups Team Up to Help Those Needing Bone Marrow Transplants (ABC 11)
Rex to Offer One of NC's First Fixed Sites to Register Bone Marrow Donors

September 2014

UNC Health Care Nurses Chosen as Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina
Rex Named to Top 100 Social Media-Friendly Hospitals List (NurseJournal.org)
Fleet of Pink Fire Trucks Touring United States (TWC News)
Six Cases of Enterovirus Reported in NC (TWC News)
Fleet of Pink Fire Trucks Stop in Raleigh, Chapel Hill (WRAL)
Rex Chef Creates Gourmet Cuisine in Downtown Raleigh Farmers' Market (TBJ)
Pink Heals Tour Coming to Rex Hospital
Vaccinations Available ahead of 2014-2015 Flu Season (TWC News)
To Your Health: The Power of Protein (N&O)
Hospital Cuisine Reaches New Levels (Raleigh Happening)
Rex Prepares for Possible Ebola Patient (ABC 11)
Triangle Seniors Find Plentiful Fitness Options (N&O)

August 2014

University Works to Make Sure Football Fans Stay Safe in Heat (TWC News)
Donating Blood is Important to All of Us (North Raleigh News)
Wake County Population Reaches 1 Million (ABC 11)
Wake's Population Just Keeps Growing (N&O)
Babies Born as Wake Co. Reaches 1 Million Residents to Recieve Scholarships(Wake Tech)
UNC-Rex, Kay Yow Cancer Fund Present "Field of Hope" Durham Bulls Game
Choose Colorful Vegetables and Fruits When Trying to Eat Healthy (N&O)
UNC Health Care and Alignment Healthcare Launch a New Collaborative
Blood Donors Needed: Summertime Schedules Sap Triangle Supply (N&O)
'Mended Hearts' Offers Support for Local Cardiac Survivors (WRAL)

July 2014

UNC Health Care Receives Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
Reading to Children Boosts Development, Experts Say (WRAL)
OB with Leukemia is Helped by Cord Blood Transplant (WRAL)
Rex Peds of Cary and Holly Springs Partner with Reach Out and Read

June 2014

Experts Now Encourage Pregnant and Nursing Women to Eat More Fish (TBJ)
Rex Hospital Active Shooter Drill Prepares Staff for Worst [video] (WRAL)
Rex Healthcare Gets Ratings Boost from Fitch (TBJ)
Local Pediatricians Aim to Boost Child Literacy (Cary News)
Boylan Clinic Offers New Model of Personalized Primary Care
Laser Surgery Offers Alternative for those with Cataracts (WRAL)
Hundreds Gather for National Cancer Survivors Day (News14)

May 2014

Rex Healthcare Hosts 25th Annual Cancer Survivors Day
Clayton Women Get Needed Testing in Mobile Mamm Unit (Clayton News-Star)
Byron Smith Wins the 2014 Rex Hospital Open
Rex Ranks #8 Nationally in Patient Engagement (Axial Exchange)
WRAL's Renee Chou Learns How to Install a Car Seat at Rex [video] (WRAL)
Rex Healthcare Commemorates 120th Anniversary on May 1

April 2014

Rex earns "A" Rating in Leapfrog's Spring 2014 Hospital Safety Assessment
Raleigh Family Pushes for Re-authorization of Newborn Screenings Act (WNCN)
Rex to Raise Money from Community to Build Heart Tower (TBJ)
Construction Expected to Begin on Rex Heart Tower this Fall (N&O)
Prevention Partners Name Chef Jim McGrody an 'Agent of Change' [video]
Irises Display at Rex Brings Attention to Mental Health Awareness (WNCN)
Mobile Mammography Reaches At-Risk Population (WRAL)
A Heavy Dose of Pollen Hitting the Triangle (WNCN)
Breast Cancer Risk for People with Down Syndrome [video] (ABC11)
Rex and UNC Sponsor NAMI Wake's 8th Annual Celebration of Courage
Rex Rehab Center of Apex named Best Nursing Home(U.S. News & World Report)

March 2014

The State’s Best Hospitals List Ranks Rex as No. 1 (Business North Carolina)
Health Care Heroes Winner: Elie Smith (TBJ)
Health Care Heroes Lifetime Achievement Winner: Dale Jenkins (TBJ)
Rex CMO Linda Butler named to Becker's Hospital Review Top 100 CMOs List
Step Out Sepsis (ABC11)
S&P's Raises Bond Rating for Rex Healthcare (N&O)
Chesson Hadley Wins Puerto Rico Open (N&O)
Rex Healthcare Launches New Mobile Mammography Unit (WTVD)
Ice-Related Falls Leading Injury during Winter Weather (TWC)
Rex Wants Community Input on Holly Springs Hospital (TBJ)
UNC Lineberger Recieves Grant from Kay Yow Foundation (TBJ)
Why We Bake When the Snow Flies (N&O)
Rusty Wagstaff Loses Limbs to Illness, Retains Positive Attitude (N&O)

February 2014

CFO Bernadette Spong one of TBJ's Women in Business Award Winners (TBJ)
Innovation Essential for NC Health Care (N&O)
Rex Announces Plans for Holly Springs Hospital (N&O)
Active Second Careers: Becoming Personal Trainers (USA Today)
Rex/ Holly Springs to Hold Joint Press Conference about Holly Springs Hospital
Rex Healthcare and St. Augustine's Team Up to Host Blood Drive
Rex Healthcare Recertified as Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
Rex, UNC Co-Workers Named TBJ's Health Care Heroes Finalists (TBJ)
Pretty in Pink: Rex Mobile Mammography Unit Hits the Road (WUNC)
Johnston Health, UNC Health Care Finalize Partnership to Enhance Services
Rex to Build 50-Bed Hospital in Holly Springs after Novant Drops Appeals (TBJ)
Johnston Health Now Under UNC Health Care Umbrella (TBJ)
UNC Health Care, Johnston Health Finalize Partnership (N&O)
Rex Healthcare Names Joel Ray as new Chief Nursing Officer

January 2014

Rex Healthcare Physicians Named to list of The Best Doctors in America® 2014
Rex Volunteer Offers Hugs and Smiles to Cancer Patients (WRAL)
Mobile App Provides Medication Information, Reminders [video] (WRAL)
Rex Healthcare to Launch New Mobile Mammography Unit
Rex Hospital Honored Among Nation's Top 100 Orthopedic Hospitals by Becker's
One of NC's Top Docs Busts 3 Myths about Healthcare (WUNC)
Rex Healthcare Named to Becker's List of Top 100 Heart Hospitals
Health Officials Respond to High Level of Flu Activity (TWC News)
Triangle Welcomes First Baby of 2014 (WRAL)
Rex Hospital Ready to Help Patients Under the Affordable Care Act (WTVD)
Realistic Goals, Accountability Key to Fitness Resolutions (WRAL)
Rex Hospital Welcomes First Baby of the New Year (WNCN)

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