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Maintaining healthy blood pressure is so important. And if you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, added stress, like that caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, can contribute to elevated levels. If left untreated, high blood pressure can cause ...
Healthcare First, an organization that administers patient satisfaction surveys for more than 1,700 hospice organizations nationwide, recognized Gaston Hospice with the prestigious Honors Elite status in their most recent survey cycle. This annual ...
Over the last several weeks, the systemic racism and social injustice that still permeates our country has been brought more acutely into focus. The years of brutal attacks and senseless harassment of African Americans has spurred sorrow and outrage ...
Top Tips for Lung Health
Posted Jun 9, 2020
Now more than ever, it is important to monitor your health. And one often overlooked area of health is also one of your body’s most critical organs: your lungs. Lung health is essential for breathing, but also to ensure every organ in your body ...
The recent COVID-19 outbreak continues to be concerning for people of all ages. But what are some things you can do to keep yourself healthy? While no vitamin or food can cure COVID-19, there is evidence that including some of the following foods and ...
To help protect the health of our patients and employees, CaroMont Health has implemented the following visitor restrictions and screening requirements for all CaroMont Health facilities, including CaroMont Regional Medical Center, the Birthplace and ...
GASTONIA, NC — CaroMont Health Foundation has announced that Tom “David” Efird, a senior at Gaston Day School, is the 2020 recipient of the Wayne F. Shovelin Scholarship. Following an extensive application and interview process, the ...
GASTONIA, NC – Following a brief pause in non-time sensitive and non-emergent procedures due to the early ripples of COVID-19, CaroMont Health today announced all elective procedures and surgeries will resume on Monday, May 18. Additionally, ...
Why You Shouldn't Delay Care
Posted May 6, 2020
With the fear and anxiety that can surround COVID-19, many are worried about seeing their doctor face-to-face and some have even made the very risky decision to put off urgent medical care and treatment. However, it’s important for patients to ...
This guide unpacks some of the best free tools for connecting with friends and family, including ideas for fun virtual activities that will make happy stay-at-home campers out of kids and adults alike. Ideal for Smartphones and Mobile WhatsApp. ...
Your mother continues to go grocery shopping without a mask. Your spouse is still hitting public trails for a daily run. Your college-aged son just went out with his friends. It can be frustrating, and deeply concerning, if someone you love ...
Grocery stores are not only an essential service. Most people are finding themselves food shopping more often due to restaurant closures across the country. So what are some tips for approaching grocery shopping in ways that protect your health? Read ...
For several months, leaders and employees at CaroMont Health have been working with local health officials and emergency management leaders to prepare for a highly contagious respiratory pathogen like COVID-19. Once the virus took hold in cities ...
Parents everywhere have a new normal: striving to balance work and home life with kids and distance learning. We’ve put together a few helpful resources to make the world’s most important job easier. Don’t Stress the Old Schedule ...
10 Exercises You Can Do from Home
Posted Apr 15, 2020
If your home is now your gym, sticking to a healthy fitness routine can be challenging. The good news is you don’t need equipment to get a workout in, and these 10 moves are effective for just about everyone. As always, talk to your doctor ...
If you’re confused about the ever-evolving debate on face masks, you’re not alone. We’ll break down why, and how, to wear and make one. What Does the CDC Recommend? Recent studies have shown that some individuals with COVID-19 may ...
Did you know high levels of stress and anxiety can have a negative impact on your health? Find out how incorporating meditation into your routine can help you navigate this challenging time. What is meditation? Meditation is the practice of quieting ...
CaroMont Health now offers telehealth and virtual visits in most primary care, urgent care and specialist offices. From routine and well visits to some sick visits, more convenient care is now just a phone call away. Telehealth is available for both ...
As support for healthcare workers battling COVID-19 pours in from around the world, CaroMont Health is offering a new way for people to share their appreciation. “Hugs for Healthcare” will send virtual hugs to doctors, nurses and ...
As we all hunker down at home to stay safe and help stop the spread of COVID-19, our house becomes more than our haven. It’s our office, our school, our gym and our restaurant… and keeping our ‘haven’ clean has never been ...
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