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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 ...
5 Ways to Stay Healthy During Pregnancy Physical healthiness is key if you’re pregnant, or considering starting a family. Good preparation can lead to a healthy baby to boot! Here are a few guidelines to increase your chances of a problem-free ...
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. ...
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