Stories in Health

Help to those touched by breast cancer comes to Moyock!

A Grand Opening and ribbon cutting celebration was held for Pink Ribbon Resource Center. Even with a rainy evening, a large crowd gathered to welcome owner, Kimberly Twine.  A special…

Feb 14


Expressions of Hope & Healing of the Outer Banks Cancer Community free art workshops

Dare County Arts Council | Expressions of Hope & Healing Dare County Arts Council and The Outer Banks Hospital have partnered on a project called Expressions of Hope & Healing of…

Jan 28


Staying Connected with Healthy Hearing

For many reasons, the quality of our hearing has a direct impact on our overall health. Obviously, being able to hear well allows us to communicate and sense danger. But…

Jan 28


Are you troubled by someone’s drinking? Outer Banks Alateen may help

OUTER BANKS ALATEEN Are you troubled by someone’s drinking? Alateen may help. Join us! Outer Banks Alateen Meeting Saturdays, 10 to 11 a.m. | Kitty Hawk Baptist Church Alateen is…

Jan 27


Critical type O blood shortage: Red Cross urgently needs donors

Donors of all blood types are urged to give now and help restock blood supplyThe American Red Cross has extended its urgent call for donors of all blood types to…

Jan 20


OBH offers grants for community health efforts

(Outer Banks Hospital) The Outer Banks Hospital Development Council is accepting letters of interest for the Community Benefit Grants Program for projects that increase access to healthcare in the following…

Jan 27


Diabetes Prevention Program

Thursday, January 16 from noon to 3 p.m. | The Outer Banks Hospital, 4800 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head Hosted by The Outer Banks Hospital and Dare County Department of Health &…

Jan 2


Feb. 4-6: Escape a Vape events to be hosted throughout Dare County

  Luka and Kelly Kinard are coming to Dare County to be keynote speakers for Escape A Vape events scheduled for February. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the following…

Jan 15


ADDICTIONS: Slogans for Motivation

Members of 12 Step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, AlAnon, Cocaine Anonymous, Overeaters Anonymous, Gamblers Anonymous often use short phrases or slogans to help to remind themselves of…

Jan 4


Moving Health Care Forward for the State and Rural Communities in 2020

Op-Ed column by Vidant CEO Dr. Mike Waldrum As we start a New Year in North Carolina, it is important to concentrate on the health of our communities. It is…

Jan 6


Introduction to Dry Needling

When we hear the word “pain,” negative images normally come to mind. Acute pain, while it’s short-lived and results from injury, is the body’s way of telling us something is…

Jan 31


Nar-Anon now meeting in Kill Devil Hills

Two years ago the Outer Banks was fortunate to have its first Nar-Anon meeting which met in Manteo at the Source Church. The meeting recently relocated to Kill Devil HIlls,…

Dec 8