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What Cardiologists Want You to Know About Heart Disease Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Gaston County, and it’s responsible for 1 in every 4 American deaths. While heart disease can take many forms, the most common is coronary ...
Why You Need More Sleep—And How to Get It When you think about sleep deprivation, what comes to mind? Pulling all-nighters in college? Parents with a new baby? It might surprise you to learn that a third of Americans are getting insufficient ...
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? ...
5 Ways to Stay Healthy During Pregnancy Being physically healthy is key if you’re pregnant, or considering starting a family. Good preparation can help strengthen your body for labor and give your baby a healthy foundation for growth. Here are ...
How to Keep Your New Year’s Weight Loss Resolution Following weeks of heavy holiday food, get-togethers with family and friends, and general over-indulgence, it’s no surprise that the vow to lose weight is a popular one come New ...
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 ...
Colleen Thibaut, DO joins ten providers at Ashley Women’s Center in Gastonia where she will provide a full range of gynecological and women’s services. Dr. Thibaut received her medical degree from Michigan State College of Osteopathic ...
Sheronda Ogirri, MD joins nine providers at South Point Family Practice in Belmont where she will provide the full spectrum of family medicine services to patients of all ages. Dr. Ogirri graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ...
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 ...
Randall D. Marosok, MD joins CaroMont Hyperbaric and Wound Center where he will focus on the comprehensive treatment of wounds. Dr. Marosok received his medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Neb., and completed his ...
Quitting Smoking: A Timeline to Better Health Smokers, and their friends and family, know how difficult it is to kick the habit. It’s no secret the health risks that come from smoking have been directly linked to lung cancer and heart ...
CAROMONT HEALTH ANNOUNCES NEW ADDITIONS TO THEIR MEDICAL TEAM CaroMont Health is pleased to welcome three new physicians and two advanced care practitioners to CaroMont Medical Group: Randall D. Marosok, MD; Sheronda Ogirri, MD; Colleen Thibaut, DO; ...
Kelly Bergen, AGACNP-BC joins CaroMont Heart with a specialty in electrophysiology and cardiology. Bergen is a Masters-prepared nurse practitioner and is board-certified in Adult Gerontology Acute Care. She completed her training at Northern Kentucky ...
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, ...
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