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Health Benefits of Pumpkin
Posted Oct 30, 2015
Besides Pumpkin Spice Latte ® from Starbucks and jack-o’-lanterns at Halloween, pumpkin contains some surprising health benefits. Check out these five reasons you should consider eating more pumpkin to improve your health. Trying to lose ...
Is Your Baby at Risk? SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) is every new parent’s worst nightmare. While the odds of occurrence are relatively low, there’s no way to prevent SIDS entirely. However, there are many safe habits you can do to ...
Fight Cancer with These Five Foods Nearly 1 in 3 cancers in the United States is linked to excess body weight, poor nutrition and physical inactivity. In fact, being overweight or obese is clearly linked with an increased risk of many cancers, ...
CaroMont's P.R.I.D.E Program Empowers Cancer Patients Through Exercise A daily dose of exercise is good for everyone, especially if you have cancer. When Cheryl Vagnozzi, 50, was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, she felt hopeless and ...
Gastonia resident, Carolyn Niemeyer, decided early on to make it her life mission to give back to others, but when she was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago, she had to adjust to being on the receiving end as she fought her battle. ...
Certified Athletic Trainers Better Equipped in Medical Emergency It is an Athletic Trainer’s greatest fear and every parent’s worst nightmare – a cardiac event on the playing field. Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is an abrupt loss of ...
CaroMont Health is excited to announce that Penny Stepp, BSN, RN, CCRN, and Kathleen Kern-Wells, RN, CAPA, nurses at CaroMont Regional Medical Center, have been selected as Great 100 North Carolina Nurses. Each year, 100 nurses are chosen in North ...
Though most cancers are due to behavioral or environmental causes, and even, at times, by chance, there are many known genes that may increase an individual’s risk. Genetic counseling identifies those at increased risk of cancer, in order to ...
More than 40% of women have dense breast tissue, and most may not know it. Unfortunately, those with dense breast tissue are at greater risk of cancer. Dense breasts can mask cancer making it difficult to detect on a regular mammogram. If cancer is ...
Advanced Screening for Women, Saving Lives in Gaston County Through advanced screening, CaroMont Health is a leader in providing innovation in women’s health for the Gaston County community. As the first in the region to offer Automated Breast ...