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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 ...
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 ...
To help protect the health of patients and employees, the following visitor restrictions and screening requirements are in place for all CaroMont Health facilities. Health Screening: All individuals entering a CaroMont Health facility are required to ...
Did you know the foods you choose can alter your mood? If you’re experiencing an increased or unusual amount of stress and anxiety, examining your diet can help. Read more about foods that can increase anxiety levels in adults and children ...
A lot of women struggle to get a good night’s sleep. Not only does good sleep help you approach each day refreshed, but getting enough sleep can help you stay healthy, reduce stress and lower your risk for serious health issues like heart ...
Did you know high levels of stress and anxiety can have a negative impact on your health? Find out how incorporating meditation into your routine can improve your mental health. What is meditation? Meditation is the practice of quieting your mind. ...
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 ...
If you suffer from seasonal allergies, spring may not be your favorite time of year. Sneezing, congestion and other allergy symptoms are at the least inconvenient, but when the pollen count is high, allergy sufferers can feel fully miserable. Take ...
Beginning Wednesday, February 24, Pre-K to 12 educators, school system employees and childcare providers will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination under North Carolina’s Department of Health and Human Services’ phased approach. CaroMont ...
Cold, Flu or COVID-19?
Posted Jan 28, 2021
Challenging times can take a toll on your emotional well-being. If you're looking to improve your mental health but don't know where to start, our experts can help. Read their best tips to prioritize mental health for both you and your ...
As colder temperatures set in and COVID-19 continues to make indoor spaces a higher risk for virus transmission, how can you stay comfortable while keeping up your fitness routine? Read our "must have" list of essential cold weather fitness ...
Is it a Cold or Worse?
Posted Dec 7, 2020
Everyone is on heightened alert when it comes to our personal health during the pandemic, but especially when it relates to respiratory illness. Many of the symptoms of the common cold overlap with the flu and COVID-19. Here are some things to look ...
While a safe and effective vaccine for COVID-19 is on the horizon, it is important for every individual to continue practicing safety measures. A face mask is one of the best ways to help stop the spread of coronavirus. But if you’ve noticed ...
The key to healthy aging is a healthy lifestyle. And that includes making and keeping important annual health check-ups. Use our checklist to keep your appointments on track and talk to your doctor about how to stay well in your 50's and beyond.
UnitedHealthcare has provided notice to CaroMont Health that they would be terminating our contract for hospital-based services on December 1, 2020. This termination means that nearly 11,000 UnitedHealthcare members in our area would no longer be ...
What would you do to save someone’s life? For most people, it’s an easy answer: at a minimum, you would do anything you could without significantly endangering your own life or the lives of those you hold most dear. The COVID-19 pandemic ...
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is not something you want to get. That is what Dr. Jay Hendler, Medical Director of Pulmonary Medicine and Chief of Staff Elect for CaroMont Regional Medical Center, wants the public to know. Having made lung health ...
Women's Health and COVID-19
Posted Oct 15, 2020
Personal health and wellbeing should always been top-of-mind, but with the added strain of a global pandemic, prioritizing your physical and emotion health has never been more important. Dr. Kelvin Harris, OB/GYN at CaroMont Women’s Health, ...
Maintaining healthy blood pressure is so important. And if you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, added stress, like that caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, can contribute to elevated levels. If left untreated, high blood pressure can cause ...
Top Tips for Lung Health
Posted Jun 9, 2020
Now more than ever, it is important to monitor your health. And one often overlooked area of health is also one of your body’s most critical organs: your lungs. Lung health is essential for breathing, but also to ensure every organ in your body ...
The recent COVID-19 outbreak continues to be concerning for people of all ages. But what are some things you can do to keep yourself healthy? While no vitamin or food can cure COVID-19, there is evidence that including some of the following foods and ...
To help protect the health of our patients and employees, CaroMont Health has implemented the following visitor restrictions and screening requirements for all CaroMont Health facilities, including CaroMont Regional Medical Center, the Birthplace and ...
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