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CaroMont Health announced today that it is temporarily restricting visitors under the age of 13 to CaroMont Regional Medical Center effective Friday, February 24 at 5:00 p.m. Due to the growing prevalence of the flu, the decision to temporarily ...
CaroMont Health will be accepting applications for it's annual community sponsorship application period via the health system’s website until February 28, 2017. Non-profit organizations who seek to support health improvement and address ...
5 Healthy Swaps for Super Bowl Snacks The Super Bowl brings more than 110 million people in America together to watch a football game. Some are watching to cheer on a team; some are there for the company; and let’s be honest, most are just ...
Impact of Stress on Women’s Heart Health It’s the morning of a big meeting or important appointment. You’re running late, stuck in traffic and watching the clock. Anxiety is building with your frustration. As your breath quickens ...
Moving your outdoor workout, indoors With a fresh year comes new goals, and one of the most common goals to get healthy and active. It’s easy to stay motivated the first few weeks, but as temperatures start to drop,your workout options may seem ...
Six Ways to Avoid the Norovirus
Posted Jan 13, 2017
Six Ways to Avoid the Norovirus The stomach bug —we’ve all been there and we can all agree it’s not something you want to fall victim to. Every year, around 20 million Americans catch the norovirus, which is the most common cause of ...
The Gaston Gazette recently published an article in their paper authored by Doug Luckett, President and CEO at CaroMont Health: In a culture that relies heavily on the conveniences of technology, innovation is key to the success in any industry. At ...
By Allison Drennan adrennan@gastongazette.com The magic of Christmas came early to the newly opened Albert G. Myers Pediatric Care Center at CaroMont Regional Medical Center last week. Santa and Mrs. Claus took a break from the hustle and bustle at ...
What’s for dinner? 5 easy and healthy recipes for potatoes. One of the hardest things about eating healthy is finding the time to do the prep work. It’s not a surprise that fast, easy meals aren’t always the healthiest options and ...
17 Resolutions You Can Actually Keep ‘Tis the season to start thinking about the things you would like to achieve in 2017. With a new year comes new possibilities and whether you’re looking to get healthy, get organized or get financially ...
Thirty-five years may seem like a long time, but time flies when you’re doing what you love. David Locklear, MD feels like it was just yesterday when he co-founded South Point Family Practice in Belmont. What began as a two-physician primary ...
The Community that Built CaroMont Health Margaret Mead famously said: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Her wise words feel particularly ...
Know What You're Eating: 10 Foods Loaded With Sugar We all know the negative impact that too much sugar can have on our health from weight gain, heart health and effects on your brain. But it can be tough to kick. Sugar has addictive tendencies ...
Ask the Expert: The Flu Vaccination Katie McCurry, PA-C South Point Family Practice - Stanley Q: Does the flu shot give you the flu? A: The inactivated flu vaccination (injection) will NOT give you the flu. It is a virus that isn't active. While ...
New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide and provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S., were recently announced by The Leapfrog Group. CaroMont Regional Medical ...
Come A Long Way, Baby: How Childbirth & Prenatal Care Have Changed Doula? Epidural? Skin-to-skin? Seventy years ago, these terms would have meant nothing to pregnant women and their medical professionals. Thanks to new technologies, new research ...
Smoking Cessation: Choose the Right Method for You A whopping 31% of Gaston County residents smoke, and lung cancer is the second most deadly disease in our county. After all, there are more than 4,000 different chemicals found in tobacco products ...
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month Gaston Hospice invites the community to attend Thoughts in Passing, a multi-media event featuring the work of portrait artist Claudea Bicen on Tuesday, November 8 at 6:30 p.m. Thoughts in Passing ...
Albert G. Myers, Jr. Family Support Recognizes Contributions of Former Hospital Board Chairman CaroMont Health and the CaroMont Health Foundation today announced the family of the late Albert G. Myers, Jr. will be the naming partner for the new ...
CaroMont Regional Medical Center Celebrates the Grand Re-Opening of New and Improved Emergency Department On Wednesday, October 26, CaroMont Health held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the $24 million, 30,000-square foot Emergency ...
The Way I See It: Lessons from A Twenty-Year Cancer Survivor In October, landscapes across the country turn gold, orange, crimson—and pink. Pink ribbons crop up everywhere—in doctor’s offices, on cars, on football helmets— a ...
A Look Back: 70 Years of Cancer Care Advancements Seventy years ago, Truman was president; the average American life expectancy was just over 60 years (as compared to 80 years today); at least 40% of Americans smoked; and cancer treatment and ...
CaroMont Health Announces 2016 Great 100 North Carolina Nurses Each year, the Great 100 Selections Committee receives hundreds of nominations and carefully reviews each application to determine the list of Great 100 North Carolina Nurses. This ...
Ask the Expert - Genetic Counseling​ Ashley Migliaro, MS, CGC Genetic Services, CaroMont Health One of the best ways to determine your risk for cancer is through genetic counseling and testing. Ashley Migliaro, Certified Genetic Counselor at CaroMont ...
Ask the Expert - Are Mammograms Really Necessary?​ Paula Lundgren, MD, FACS CaroMont Breast Surgical Specialists When we think of getting a mammogram, there are tons of things that sound more fun. But with breast cancer being the second leading cause ...