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Blog Posts in 2016

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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 ...
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