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Provider Spotlight: Casie Ussery, FNP-C Casie Ussery, FNP-C joins Gaston Family Medicine in Gastonia where she will care for patients of all ages in the family medicine environment. Ussery received her specialty training as a nurse practitioner at ...
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. ...
Certified Athletic Trainers Better Equipped in Medical Emergency It is an Athletic Trainer’s greatest fear and every parent’s worst nightmare – a cardiac event on the playing field. Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is an abrupt loss of ...
CaroMont Health is excited to announce that Penny Stepp, BSN, RN, CCRN, and Kathleen Kern-Wells, RN, CAPA, nurses at CaroMont Regional Medical Center, have been selected as Great 100 North Carolina Nurses. Each year, 100 nurses are chosen in North ...
Though most cancers are due to behavioral or environmental causes, and even, at times, by chance, there are many known genes that may increase an individual’s risk. Genetic counseling identifies those at increased risk of cancer, in order to ...
More than 40% of women have dense breast tissue, and most may not know it. Unfortunately, those with dense breast tissue are at greater risk of cancer. Dense breasts can mask cancer making it difficult to detect on a regular mammogram. If cancer is ...
Advanced Screening for Women, Saving Lives in Gaston County Through advanced screening, CaroMont Health is a leader in providing innovation in women’s health for the Gaston County community. As the first in the region to offer Automated Breast ...
Ice Away Pain with Cryotherapy
Posted Sep 22, 2015
Rehabilitation specialists use it and more athletes are turning to it to treat pain and inflammation. In fact, it’s drawing the attention of many beauty experts and celebrities to boost metabolism and burn more calories. What is this ...
Faith, Love and Medicine Gastonia pastor says trio is helping him fight prostate cancer Jerry Davis, 69, is healthy and full of life. The father of two children, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and the Associate Pastor at his home ...
5 Expert Tips for a Successful Marathon Finish Thinking about running a marathon or half marathon or currently training for your next big race? Whether it’s your first time running or one of many, just as important to your running plan is your ...
"We're Expecting!" Breastfeeding Tips and Benefits for Mom and Baby The joy of welcoming a new child into the world is a significant milestone. From picking nursery colors to deciding on childcare, preparing for your new baby and all ...
Source: Orr, Adam (2015, August 9). Is big shift on the way for Medicaid in NC? The Gaston Gazette. Retrieved from www.gastongazette.com. The head of CaroMont Health can’t be much clearer about his vision for the future of the state’s ...
Congressman Patrick McHenry made a special visit to CaroMont Health on Aug. 5 to speak to employee representatives from various departments and answer questions about federal issues. Following the meeting, the congressman visited the new Veterans ...
Health Benefits of Coffee
Posted Jul 31, 2015
Coffee and Your Health Coffee consumed in moderation can provide a variety of health benefits. This is likely due to coffee's significant antioxidant content. Coffee provides the highest level of antioxidants in the American Diet. Studies have ...
Event Celebrates 2015 Grant Recipients and Role of Improving Comm unity H ealth On Wednesday, July 22, the CaroMont Health Foundation hosted a reception to honor the 2015 recipients of grant funding. Eleven community organizations and CaroMont ...
Your phone won’t stop ringing, it’s already six o’clock and you haven’t had time to go to the grocery store for dinner, and your boss needs that business report in hand tomorrow morning. You’re not alone if you’re ...
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