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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 ...
A Look Back: 70 Years of Cancer Care Advancements Seventy years ago, Truman was president; the average American life expectancy was just over 60 years (as compared to 80 years today); at least 40% of Americans smoked; and cancer treatment and ...
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 ...
Ask the Expert - Genetic Counseling​ Ashley Migliaro, MS, CGC Genetic Services, CaroMont Health One of the best ways to determine your risk for cancer is through genetic counseling and testing. Ashley Migliaro, Certified Genetic Counselor at CaroMont ...
Ask the Expert - Are Mammograms Really Necessary?​ Paula Lundgren, MD, FACS CaroMont Breast Surgical Specialists When we think of getting a mammogram, there are tons of things that sound more fun. But with breast cancer being the second leading cause ...
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 ...
6 Things You Don’t Know about CaroMont Health Think about your neighbors. You know what car they drive. You notice how frequently (or infrequently!) they cut their grass. You exchange friendly waves now and then. But unless you’ve spent ...
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 ...
Ask the Pro - Athletes: Performing With a Head Injury Sharry Duncan, RN, CEN and Laura Cherry, RN ​ Trauma Services, CaroMont Health Q: What are the consequences of Olympic gymnast Ellie Downing performing through a head injury? A: There is an ...
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. ...
Oncology Clinical Trial Opportunity Are you or someone you know a cancer survivor having difficulty sleeping? Sleep problems are a commonly reported side effect of cancer treatment. The Oncology Research Department of CaroMont Health is seeking ...
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