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Sticks, Stones, and Words Hurt!

Sticks, Stones, and Words Hurt!

By Nakalya Leggett, MSW, LCSW   In light of bullying awareness week, we wanted to provide some insight on a form of bullying that is not always as detectable: verbal bullying. Verbal bullying includes, but is not limited to, name calling, insults, teasing, or... Read More
Categories: Education
Optimizing Nutrition Through Color and Cooking

Optimizing Nutrition Through Color and Cooking

By Liz Elam, MS, RD, LDN We live in a diet-crazed society where, unfortunately, the promise of health and well-being is prescribed in pill, shake, or supplement form, or a certain number of calories to eat per day. Having an advanced degree in nutrition science, I... Read More
Categories: Education
A Conversation With Anais Joines, FNP-C

A Conversation With Anais Joines, FNP-C

Name: Anais Joines, FNP-C Role at Avance: Family Nurse Practitioner Years at Avance Care: 2 years My first job: Registered Nurse Why primary care: I love taking care of patients and being able to help them reach their optimal health and goals. I love it because every... Read More
Categories: Education
Let’s Go Bananas

Let’s Go Bananas

Written by: Liz Elam, MS, RD, LDN Bananas are a staple in my house. Every morning my husband grabs one as he heads out the door, I top my peanut butter English muffin with one for breakfast, and slice one for my baby boy – that’s a lot of bananas in a week! Despite my... Read More
Categories: Education
A Conversation With Jake Brayboy, MD

A Conversation With Jake Brayboy, MD

Name: Jake Brayboy, MD Role at Avance: Family Physician at Avance Care Central Raleigh Years at Avance Care: 2 ½ years My first job: Cutting grass to earn enough money to buy a pair of Air Jordan sneakers. Why primary care:  Because of the variety. Variety in patient... Read More
Categories: Education
A Conversation With Stephenie Brinson, FNP-C

A Conversation With Stephenie Brinson, FNP-C

Name: Stephenie Brinson, FNP-C Role at Avance: Family Nurse Practitioner and co-owner of Avance Primary Care Garner Years at Avance Care: 4 My first job:  I started babysitting at the age of 12 and worked at the local pool in the summer starting at the age of 14. Why... Read More
Categories: Education
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