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Making Breastfeeding the Norm
Posted Aug 4, 2016
Making Breastfeeding the Norm From diapers to names, the decisions new parents face are often life changing. While some of these decisions are within your control, more often than not, the lifestyle that comes post baby are out of the hands of their ...
Luckett Receives 2016 Grassroots Champion Award The American Hospital Association Grassroots Champion Award, which is presented each year to one person from each state, was created to recognize those hospital leaders who most effectively educate ...
Is Zika in Our Backyard?
Posted Jul 25, 2016
Is Zika in Our Backyard? With warmer temperatures and longer days, it’s prime season for outdoor activities. But with the recent reports of mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus lurking as close as Tega Cay, South Carolina, many are questioning ...
In the wake of a growing opioid epidemic in Gaston County, a new partnership will place doses of the opioid overdose-reversing drug Narcan® (naxalone) in law enforcement vehicles in Gaston County. Police officers and firefighters are often the ...
Event Celebrates 2016 Grant Recipients and Role of Improving Community Health More than $600,000 was awarded to thirteen community organizations and CaroMont programs whose initiatives will support its mission of improving and enhancing the health ...
Welcome, Yves Laure Damis, PA-C and Camille Richards, PA-C, to the Medical Team! CaroMont Health and CaroMont Medical Group are pleased to welcome two new Physician Assistants (PA), Yves Laure Damis, PA-C and Camille Richards, PA-C, to their medical ...
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 and the CaroMont Health Foundation are pleased to announce the 2016 recipient of the Wayne F. Shovelin Scholarship. Linnea Susanne Jurs, senior at Forestview High School, will receive up to $20,000 each academic year to pursue ...
5 Ways Caregivers Can Care For Themselves Undoubtedly, serving as a caregiver can take a toll on a person’s mental and physical health. A recent study from the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP proved this, reporting that 38 percent of ...
Defining the Differences in Headaches We’ve all been there, suffering through the day because of throbbing discomfort in our heads. And while all headaches might be a pain, they’re not all the same. There are a variety of headaches, but ...
CaroMont Health Foundation and CaroMont Regional Medical Center Announce Scholarship Winners The CaroMont Health Foundation and the CaroMont Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recently honored 54 recipients of scholarships from six scholarship funds: ...
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 ...
Think F.A.S.T. to Easily Identify Signs of Stroke According to the American Stroke Association, stroke is the number five cause of death, killing nearly 129,000 Americans each year and is the leading cause of adult disability in the United States. ...
From Nurse to Patient and Back Again One Nurse's Passion Leads to "Mended Hearts" for Many With a warm smile, kind eyes and a soft voice, Susan Murphy, RN, calmly makes her way through the Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation center at ...
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 ...
5 Signs You're Training Too Hard
Posted Apr 18, 2016
5 Signs You’re Training Too Hard Whether you’re in the early stages of training for the CaroMont Health Community Challenge or you’re starting to increase the intensity of your workouts, it is important to know when an exercise ...
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, ...
The Right Vitamins for Every Age The first step to a healthier lifestyle is creating a well-balanced diet made up of good-for-you foods, like whole grains and vegetables, and limiting your consumption of highly processed items. And while a rich diet ...
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