MATTHEWS, N.C., Aug. 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Inc. magazine today ranked Carolina’s Home Medical Equipment, Inc. NO. 299 in Health on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Fuhu tops this year’s list. Carolina’s Home Medical Equipment, Inc. joins LivingSocial, Bojangles’, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Lifelock, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.