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Blog Posts in 2019

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One Question, Three Answers: What is Your Best Tip for a Healthy Holiday? Thanksgiving Day is an honored tradition for American families. It’s also the start of the holiday season and all the indulgence that comes along with it! But what are ...
An estimated 268,600 new cases of breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in 2019 alone. We asked a few of our clinical experts one question: what can the average person do to reduce their risk of breast cancer? Dr. Mark Bechtel, Primary ...
Alcohol use is on the rise among women. While misuse of alcohol by any person is a serious health concern, we asked Dr. Kelvin Harris, OB-GYN with CaroMont Women’s Health-Summit in Gastonia if there are any surprising ways alcohol affects ...
What Foods Promote Brain Health?
Posted Aug 27, 2019
Feeling sluggish or like your brain isn’t keeping up like it used to? While there is no perfect way to prevent the decline of brain functioning as we age, foods that are rich in B vitamins, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids can all promote ...
Duke and Dot Kimbrell created the Wayne F. Shovelin Scholarship Fund in 2009 as a competitive funding program for exceptional high school seniors pursuing careers in healthcare. The chosen recipient not only receives a scholarship, but every year, ...
What to Expect for a Skin Check
Posted Jul 25, 2019
Adults should check their skin and moles about every three months. Those at risk for skin cancer should have a trained physician or dermatologist examine their skin once a year. Read more about how to prepare and what happens during your annual skin ...
Other Ways to Stay Sun Safe
Posted Jul 19, 2019
Wearing sunscreen is a must, but there are many other ways to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays. Wearing a lightweight, cotton layer to protect your arms, shoulders and legs can offer some sun protection, but clothing with built-in ...
Sunscreen 101
Posted Jul 8, 2019
One in five people will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. It’s not just important that you wear sunscreen, but how you choose sunscreen and how you apply sunscreen also matters. The sun emits two kinds of ultraviolet rays: Ultraviolet A ...
How the Sun Affects Your Skin
Posted Jul 1, 2019
The summer means warm weather and time outdoors. But overexposure to the sun’s harmful rays can cause a variety of skin issues. Do you know how the sun can affect your skin? No tan is a healthy tan, because any change in your skin’s color ...
CaroMont Regional Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group ’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes the hospital’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer ...
GASTONIA, NC – CaroMont Health today announced plans to invest more than $300 million in capital projects and facility improvements in Gaston County over the next five years. Projects include the addition of a critical care tower on the main ...
During the April meeting of the Gaston College Board of Trustees, the CaroMont Health Foundation named Kyra Monique Rhyne the 2019 winner of the Wayne F. Shovelin Scholarship. Members of the CaroMont Health Foundation Scholarship Committee were there ...
Recently, surgeons at CaroMont Regional Medical Center made history by performing the hospital’s first Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR). The state-of-the-art surgical procedure combines the expert skill of cardiac surgery with ...
On April 1, Gaston Women’s Healthcare and Ashley Women’s Health joined together to become CaroMont Women’s Health. With more than 25 years of providing compassionate women’s healthcare in Gaston County, the newly-combined ...
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