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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Be in Charge of Your Health
Posted Oct 10, 2016
CaroMont Health Encourages Women to Get Their Mammograms Breast cancer is a story of both heartache and promise. It is estimated that one in eight U.S. women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. However, the hope is that millions ...
Gastonia, NC —Occasionally, we get to a point in our lives when we see our path diverging in front of us and find ourselves at a clear crossroads. These moments usually indicate change and involve choices to be made. When we experience change, ...
Helping Your Parents Prepare for Healthy Aging As adult children, it can be tough to acknowledge that the pillars of our lives, our parents, are getting old and need help. That said, how can we help? Perhaps one or both of your parents are still ...
CaroMont Health Offering Free Prostate Cancer Screening Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men and the fourth most diagnosed cancer at CaroMont Health. In 2015, CaroMont Cancer Center diagnosed 79 men with ...
Dr. Rebecca Brown, CaroMont Palliative Care Provider, Makes the Distinction between Palliative Care and Hospice Learning that you have a serious illness is a challenging time and many are left to endure chronic symptoms and suffering as a result. ...
Dr. Ellen Davis, Pediatrician at CaroMont Pediatric Partners, Recommends Making a Healthy Checklist Before the First Day Back to School The saying “all good things must come to an end” couldn’t be more true for parents and students ...
Guard Your Eyes: Sun Damage Isn’t Just for Skin Think the sun only affects your skin? Think again. Your eyes are also at risk for damage from potentially harmful ultraviolet rays (UV). UV radiation from the sun comes in three forms: A, B and C. ...
Dr. Jay Hendler, Pulmonologist at CaroMont Health, Weighs In Summer is a great time to be outdoors. But scorching temperatures, along with poor air quality, are dangerous combinations this time of year, especially for people with breathing problems. ...
What's in Your Suitcase? Summer is finally here! For many, this means leisurely mornings, afternoon naps and putting the final touches on your summer vacation plans. Just as important as remembering to pack your bathing suit and flip-flops is ...
CaroMont Health is celebrating another banner year for its commitment to employee health and wellness. For the fourth year in a row, Prevention Partners has awarded CaroMont Health with the Excellence Recognition distinction for reaching the highest ...
Over the weekend, CaroMont Health hosted the third annual CaroMont Community Challenge in partnership with the Gastonia East Rotary and Gaston County Schools. Marked with blue skies and comfortable temperatures, the 5k and 1-mile walk and festival ...
All sponsorship dollars support the Robotics Program through Gaston County Schools Student robotics teams will descend on the field at Stuart W. Cramer High School at the third annual CaroMont Community Challenge on Saturday, May 14. For the past two ...
Combe Be a Part of the Action at the CaroMont Community Challenge on May 14! Need volunteer hours or interested in getting more involved in the community? CaroMont Health is looking for volunteers to help at the third annual CaroMont Community ...
High School Athletes Will Test Their Skills During CaroMont Community Challenge In the world of sports, athletes are constantly challenged, both personally and competitively, to better themselves and take their fitness to the next level. On Saturday, ...
An Evening of Dinner and Dancing Under the Stars Gaston Hospice is pleased to announce they will hold their annual gala, Night of a Thousand Stars, on Saturday, April 16 at the City of Mount Holly Municipal Complex, located at 400 East Central Avenue ...
CaroMont Family Medicine-Cherryville is pleased to welcome Dr. Sapna Pithwa, DO to the practice located at 120 S. Mountain Street in Cherryville, NC. Dr. Pithwa has served the primary care needs of patients in the Gaston County community since 2012, ...
For the third year, CaroMont Health will host the CaroMont Community Challenge, a 5K run, 1-mile fun walk and family-friendly event. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome to attend this exciting health and wellness experience on May 14, 2016 at ...
4 Easy Ways to Get More Exercise Regular physical activity is one of the best things we can do for our health. It keeps our bodies strong and helps prevent a host of diseases—including heart disease, the leading cause of death in America. In ...
5 Healthy Snacks You Can't Resist
Posted Jan 27, 2016
5 Healthy Snacks You Can’t Resist If you resolved to lose weight or eat better this year, you’re not alone. In fact, you’re just one of millions of Americans trying a healthier diet and embracing new habits right now. The bad news? ...
Keeping Germs Out of the House During Flu Season With developing immune systems and slightly less than hygienic instincts, kids are often the first to catch colds or the flu. In fact, the average American child can experience six to 10 colds in a ...
Managing Holiday Stress for More Joy Your weekends are packed with parties; your in-laws are coming for Christmas this year; your holiday mantel isn’t even close to Pinterest perfect; and your shopping list is still a mile long—pressure ...
Simple Tips to Avoid Unwanted Holiday Weight Gain A holly, jolly holiday … with a side of unwanted weight gain? It's that time of year when extra calories lurk around every corner—frosted cookies at the office, eggnog at your ...
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