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CaroMont Health now offers telehealth and virtual visits in most primary care, urgent care and specialist offices. From routine and well visits to some sick visits, more convenient care is now just a phone call away. Telehealth is available for both ...
COVID-19: Myths vs. Facts
Posted Apr 6, 2020
With so much information available on the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), there is also a lot of misinformation available. But what is a myth and what is fact? Below, we break down the common myths and provide the facts you need to help you and your ...
As we all hunker down at home to stay safe and help stop the spread of COVID-19, our house becomes more than our haven. It’s our office, our school, our gym and our restaurant… and keeping our ‘haven’ clean has never been ...
5 Ways to Manage Stress
Posted Apr 2, 2020
If you’re finding it more difficult to manage stress and anxiety, there’s a perfectly valid reason: living through a global pandemic isn’t normal at all. In fact, there is research to suggest that because our society has never ...
GASTONIA, NC – To help protect the health of our patients and employees, CaroMont Health will expand visitor restrictions for CaroMont Regional Medical Center, the Birthplace and CaroMont Medical Group. Restrictions are in accordance with the ...
For the health and safety of our patients, employees and community, CaroMont Health is implementing visitor restrictions for all of its facilities. The decision is made in accordance with the latest guidance from federal, state and local health ...
With spring approaching, student-athletes will be heading back to their sports. But what can you do to keep them in winning health? Below are some great tips from our team of CaroMont Health Athletic Trainers: Mental Preparedness Being ready to head ...
Over 30 million adults in the United States were diagnosed with heart disease last year. Wherever you are at CaroMont Health, our hearts are right there, helping look after yours. Read more about heart health from our experts: Surprising Ways Alcohol ...
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and it is vital to spread awareness. Take action and share this blog post with other people in your life to encourage healthy lifestyle change!
You want to make some positive health changes in 2020, but maybe you’re already feeling like those resolutions are either not working or not being prioritized. Mid-January is a great time to reevaluate and recommit. Read below for easy ways to ...
Weather in our area is unpredictable, but waiting until there is inclement weather to be prepared isn’t a safety plan. Read more about what items should be in your home that will help you get through a winter storm. Portable Batteries for Cell ...
GASTONIA, NC – In order to help control the spread of flu and flu-like illness, CaroMont Health announced today it will temporarily restrict hospital visitors under the age of 13 to CaroMont Regional Medical Center beginning Wednesday, January ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 HEALTH SURGEONS FIRST IN NORTH CAROLINA TO PERFORM MINIMALLY INVASIVE PROCEDURE New Surgery Promises Shorter Recovery and Less Pain for Some Rib Fractures Recently, Dr. Graydon Stallard and Dr. Anthony Raspanti of CaroMont Surgical ...
September is a great time to get your blood cholesterol checked in observance of National Cholesterol Education month. Cheryl Gunther, FNP-BC with CaroMont Family Medicine in Kings Mountain encourages her patients to make primary care visits part of ...
If you or a loved one has ever undergone cancer treatment, then you understand the relief, exhaustion and emotions that pour out upon completion of treatment. At the CaroMont Cancer Center, patients ring our Victory Bell at the end of treatment to ...
Self-Care During and After Cancer Treatment If you or a loved one has ever undergone chemotherapy or radiation treatment, you understand how hard it is to feel like yourself. But there are a few simple things you can do to improve your energy levels ...
Know the Signs of a Stroke
Posted May 22, 2018
One out of six people will have a stroke in their lifetime and it’s not just the elderly at risk. A stroke can happen to anyone, at any time and at any age so staying in-the-know is an important first step to reducing your risk. May is Stroke ...
Decoding the Keto Diet
Posted Apr 19, 2018
From actress Halle Berry to famous basketball player LeBron James, it seems like every time you flip through the headlines, a new celebrity is talking about the keto diet. The what diet? Stay with us. Keto, short for Ketogenic, is a high-fat, ...
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