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Food Stamp regulations coming soon to Sampson County

Food Stamp regulations coming soon to Sampson County

The way food stamps are distributed in Sampson County will probably change in the future due to work requirements. According …

February 4th, 2016 |  

Sampson Regional, Eastpointe hosting assault seminar

Sampson Regional, Eastpointe hosting assault seminar

When it comes to abuse, health officials are always stressing that there’s always a way out of a bad situation. …

January 15th, 2016 |  

Relay For Life Kick Off in Sampson County

Relay For Life Kick Off in Sampson County

Participants and supporters of Sampson County Relay For Life gathered Tuesday night at Grove Baptist Church to discuss matters such …

January 7th, 2016 |  

Decreasing Sampson’s infant deaths

Decreasing Sampson’s infant deaths

With one of the highest infant mortality rates in the state, Sampson County health officials are continuing the stress the …

December 24th, 2015 |  

Blood donations needed

Blood donations needed

During this holiday season, there is no better gift to give than the gift of life. That’s the word Sampson …

December 6th, 2015 |  

Giving diabetic support

Giving diabetic support

The Diabetes Education Program at Sampson Regional Medical Center is designed to help the community better understand and manage a …

December 3rd, 2015 |  

Spreading awareness

As the seventh leading cause of death in the United States, diabetes affects nearly 30 million Americans yearly. With numbers …

November 19th, 2015 |  

Fundraiser set for breast cancer patient Adrienne Carter

Fundraiser set for breast cancer patient Adrienne Carter

At the beginning of the school year, Adrienne Carter was ready to begin the next phase of her life as …

November 15th, 2015 |  

Sampson County native makes annual ride for diabetes

Sampson County native makes annual ride for diabetes

SALEMBURG — As Perry C. Williams pedaled towards Fayetteville, the cyclist made strides in bringing awareness to diabetes, a disease …

November 10th, 2015 |  

Clinton High School students receive lessons from culinary specialist

Clinton High School students receive lessons from culinary specialist

A thousand dollars for an ice cream sundae? During a food class at Clinton High School, the price tag of …

October 31st, 2015 |  

A table just for two

A table just for two

A couple of years ago, Maria Reyes-Sanchez was uncomfortable sitting in desks at Union High School, with a swollen belly. …

October 29th, 2015 |  

Stryker Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology improves surgeries

Stryker Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology improves surgeries

For Ethyl Zabel, there was a time when going to the grocery store and coming back home was a challenge. …

October 28th, 2015 |  

Keeping the faith

Keeping the faith

Editor’s Note: See sponsor page on A8 in today’s edition of The Sampson Independent. For years, Adrienne Carter has captured …

October 7th, 2015 |  

Sampson Middle School participate in MATCH fitness program

Sampson Middle School participate in MATCH fitness program

As music played inside the Sampson Middle School gymnasium, seventh-graders Jalyssa Hobbs and Lyle Brewington were challenged to run 20 …

October 4th, 2015 |  

Pink Brunch spreads awareness about breast health

Pink Brunch spreads awareness about breast health

Sampson Regional Medical Center and the Outpatient Diagnostics Center kicked Breast Cancer Awareness Month off with a bang. During the …

October 2nd, 2015 updated: October 2nd, 2015. |  

SRMC offering brunch, mammograms

SRMC offering brunch, mammograms

Following the success Sampson Regional Medial Center and the Outpatient Diagnostics Center had with offering mammograms in the evening, the …

September 24th, 2015 |  

Steps of fighting fibromyalgia

Steps of fighting fibromyalgia

According to NIH (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases), fibromyalgia is an autoimmune disease that affects 5 …

September 22nd, 2015 updated: September 22nd, 2015. |  

Return of flu season

Return of flu season

Local health care officials, as well as officials from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, are recommending those over …

September 20th, 2015 |  

The role of physical therapy in treating Multiple Sclerosis

The role of physical therapy in treating Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a clinical condition characterized by a loss of the myelin tissue that surrounds the nerves and …

September 15th, 2015 updated: September 15th, 2015. |  

Roseboro health, teen fair coming soon

Roseboro health, teen fair coming soon

ROSEBORO — In the fall, Gilbert Owens is looking forward to local senior citizens having a fun-filled day along with …

August 27th, 2015 |  

SCS honored for health

SCS honored for health

Sampson County Schools was recognized recently by CommWell Health and received its Community Health Hero Award for promoting health and …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Physical Therapy: It’s YOUR Choice

Physical Therapy: It’s YOUR Choice

Did you know that you have the right to choose your physical therapist? When you get a physical therapy referral …

August 18th, 2015 |  

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