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News Posts in October, 2021

Second-Hand Smoke Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema for the smoker. But did you know that second-hand smoke can cause numerous ...
GASTONIA, N.C. – Dr. Heath High, Medical Director for Critical Care at CaroMont Regional Medical Center, has been named “Physician of the Year” by the North Carolina Society for Respiratory Care (NCSRC). The NCSRC “Physician ...
CHERRYVILLE, N.C.— In partnership with the City of Cherryville, CaroMont Health kicked off construction for a new facility that will relocate CaroMont Family Medicine and open CaroMont Urgent Care. The new, 7,600-square-foot facility is ...
Approximately one in every eight women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. Annual screenings can help detect cancer in its early stages, when it’s most treatable, but is there anything women can do to lower their risk of ...
Healthcare professionals and hospitals continue to work to keep individuals and our communities safe from COVID-19. If you are not taking precautions against the virus because you are generally healthy, young or have very few or no underlying ...
Maintaining healthy blood pressure is so important, and added stress can contribute to elevated levels. If left untreated, high blood pressure can cause a heart attack, stroke or other health problems. Here are some helpful ways to manage your blood ...