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The respiratory illness known as RSV is a very common but potentially serious virus, and the leading cause of infant hospitalization around the world. Almost all children get RSV at some point before age two, and for most, RSV is like a cold. But for ...
Out of concern for the health and wellbeing of the community, and due to the widespread prevalence of respiratory viruses such as RSV and flu among young children, several North Carolina health systems ask that children 12 and under not visit ...
This coming Veteran’s Day, and every day, CaroMont Health is proud to celebrate the accomplishments and service of our Veterans like John Berry, Colon and Rectal Surgeon at CaroMont Surgical Associates in Gastonia. An active-duty Lieutenant ...
Thank you for choosing CaroMont Health and CaroMont Regional Medical Center for your health care needs. On November 1, 2022, the Open Enrollment period begins for health insurance provided through the Health Insurance Marketplace. If you don’t ...
Best Tips for Halloween Safety
Posted Oct 28, 2022
Halloween is only days away! While your main focus right now is most likely on costumes and candy, it's never a bad idea to also plan your Halloween with safety in mind. Here are our top five safety tips for parents: Make sure your kids can be ...
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 ...
Women lead extremely busy lives. Whether you have a hectic job, a family to lead or a household to run, healthy eating and exercise can easily slip down the priority list. That's why we spoke to CaroMont Health Wellness Coordinator Amanda Lee and ...
Weather in our area is very unpredictable, but waiting until there is an emergency can leave you and your family vulnerable. Read more about what items should be in your home that can help you weather a potentially hazardous storm. Portable Batteries ...
Bringing Home Your NICU Graduate
Posted Sep 14, 2022
NICU graduates are some of the most amazing and resilient babies. They're also some of the most fragile, and it can be tough to bring them home from the hospital and into a new environment. Your family has endured a challenging time, but with a ...
Did you know the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity per week? That is because active individuals have a lower risk of serious health problems, including type 2 ...
Belmont, N.C. – CaroMont Health, in partnership with Carolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center, OrthoCarolina, and Neuroscience & Spine Center of the Carolinas, today announced plans to open an ambulatory surgery center in Belmont. ...
Heartburn is a painful sensation in your chest that some individuals experience after eating. Also known as acid indigestion, heartburn is caused by stomach acid traveling up into the esophagus. For most people, the experience is temporary and ...
Not only are vaccinations required for most childcare facilities and schools, they are vital to protecting children from diseases caused by viruses and bacteria, like measles, mumps, polio and whooping cough. But what happens if your child falls ...
Did you know the Omicron variant of COVID-19, which is currently the dominant strain in the United States and our region, can present symptoms very similar to seasonal allergies? Both share symptoms of sneezing, headache, fatigue and coughing, but ...
Summer vacation is here, and that means amusement parks are packed with families escaping their hectic schedules. Before you visit, there are some important steps you can take to make sure your trip to the park remains fun and safe. Read our top tips ...
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