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Blog Posts in 2013

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Toy Safety
Posted Dec 23, 2013
At a time when children are compiling their Christmas wish lists, parents should pay careful attention to toy safety lists, and start checking them twice. Toy manufacturers are required by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to display age ...
Gudeman, MD, FACS opens CaroMont Neurosurgery See article in the Gaston Gazette: CaroMont Health welcomes Steven K. Gudeman, MD, FACS to the staff of talented physicians that make up CaroMont Medical Group. Dr. Gudeman will practice at CaroMont ...
Winter Skin Care Tips
Posted Nov 21, 2013
As the seasons change, your skin care regimen should too. During winter months, the cool outdoor temperatures, harsh winds, indoor central heating systems, and extra long hot baths and showers all contribute to dry skin, also known as xerosis. The ...
Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
Posted Nov 13, 2013
To see the article in the Gaston Gazette, click here: http://www.gastongazette.com/lifestyles/health/holiday-bulge-1.239887 As the holiday season approaches, many of us will be looking for ways to enjoy the season without gaining unwanted pounds. Dr. ...
CaroMont Health hosted the Mended Hearts Mid-Atlantic cluster meeting at CaroMont Regional Medical Center on Saturday, November 2. More than 29 regional and satellite chapters from North and South Carolina, Virginia, District of Columbia, Maryland ...
CaroMont Health announced today that Doug Luckett has accepted the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Gastonia-based health system. Luckett has served as interim CEO since April 2013 and has been with CaroMont Health since 2010. ...
CaroMont Health held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new state-of-the-art, freestanding emergency facility in Mt. Holly, NC. The $24 million project is expected to address the growing emergency care needs of more than 20,000 residents in northeast ...
CaroMont Health First in the Region to Use CryoBalloon for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation Last month, CaroMont Regional Medical Center (CRMC) performed its first Arctic Front ® CryoAblation—the first in the region to perform—to ...
If you are a smoker or former smoker, you may wonder if you could be at risk for developing lung cancer, or worse, dying from it. Now you no longer have to wonder. In response to recently published National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) results, which ...
CaroMont Health welcomes Alec Akbarov, MD, PhD, FACS to its medical staff and to the community as its Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Director of Thoracic Surgery for CaroMont Heart. “I’m very excited about joining CaroMont Heart and Dr. ...
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has recognized CaroMont Regional Medical Center (CRMC) as one of the first hospitals in the nation to receive a Blue Distinction Center+ SM designation in the area of cardiac care, as part of the Blue ...
Last evening, CaroMont Regional Medical Center held a special ceremony to proclaim the organization a “Purple Heart Hospital” making it the first hospital in the nation to receive the honor. The “Purple Heart” title is part of ...
The votes have been tallied, and CaroMont Regional Medical Center is now considered one of the Top 20 “Most Beautiful Hospitals” in the United States of 2013. Coming in at number 19 with 1,696 votes, CaroMont rose to the top with its ...
CaroMont Health’s commitment to patient privacy and compliance crucial to growing trust with patients and providing the best care possible CaroMont Health today announced that it has become a FairWarning ® Ready Certified Care Provider at ...
For the fourth year, CaroMont Regional Medical Center (CRMC) has been named to Truven Health Analytics 100 Top Hospitals ® in the National Benchmark Award category. Jean Chenoweth, Executive Vice President at Truven Health Analytics, and her team ...
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