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News Posts in May, 2017

Free Over-the-Counter-Medicine Give-Away Returns to Gaston County NC MedAssist will hold a free Overt-the-Counter (OTC) Medicine Give Away Day in Gastonia on Friday, June 9, 2017. The event, which is sponsored byCaroMont Health and The Gaston County ...
What is Preeclampsia and How Can I Avoid It? Pregnancy can be one of the most amazing and joyful time in a woman’s life, but it can also be very confusing. Your body is going through a lot of changes and sometimes it is hard to tell what ...
Ask the Expert - Helmets
Posted May 19, 2017
Q: Does my child really need to wear a helmet while riding a scooter? A: Yes! According to SafeKidsUSA, there are approximately 275,000 non-fatal bicycle, scooter and skating injuries each year, or 690 kids injured every day. Head injury (also called ...
Motorcycle Safety Essentials
Posted May 16, 2017
Motorcycle Safety Essentials The weather is perfect, the highway is calling and you’re ready for life to throw you and your bike a few (scenic) curves. Motorcycle season is here, and for Motorcycle Safety Month this May, CaroMont Health has a ...
The Secret Ingredient to Better Health On weekends when you don’t have to set an alarm, sleep may feel like a luxury. In fact, sleep is the farthest thing from a luxury—it’s a necessity for preventing disease, supporting your immune ...
What Your Doctor Wants You to Know About Cancer Screenings When it comes to beating cancer, early detection is critical—and can save your life. Screening tests play a key role in finding cancer before a person develops any symptoms, when ...
Reduce Your Risk for Skin Cancer with Sunscreen Warmer weather means more fun in the sun, but don’t let a sunburn put a damper on your fun. Dr. Ashley Walker, Dermatologist at CaroMont Dermatology, provides a refresher on proper sunscreen use. ...
Not-So-Obvious Sun Protection Tips Summer is filled with pool parties, beach trips and outdoor activities. But it’s also full of sunshine and longer days, making sun protection even more important to your daily health routine. Of course, ...
The CaroMont Health Board of Directors announced that it has appointed former Chairman of the Board Chris Peek as the company’s permanent President and Chief Executive Officer, effective May 15, 2017. He takes over for Dr. Todd Davis who has ...