Healthy Dose

Health articles and features from New Hanover Regional Medical Center and the NHRMC Physician Group.

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Supplemental Coverage to Look for in Medicare Advantage Plans

November 16, 2021
Whether you need dental care or want to join a fitness center, Medicare Advantage Plans offer...
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How to Spot Signs of Breast Cancer in Men

October 27, 2021
by: NHRMC
It’s not as common as breast cancer in women, but it’s true: Men can get breast...
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For This Community Health Worker, Her Job is a Calling

October 27, 2021
by: NHRMC
When Tammie Hall first began her journey as a community health worker, she felt a little...
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NHRMC Book Drive: For Children Without Books, This Volunteer Delivers

October 21, 2021
Robert Wahoff's inspiration led to a high moment in the Children’s Book Drive at New...
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Signing Up for 2022 Health Insurance Benefits: Understanding the Basics of Medicare Advantage

October 01, 2021
Understanding some basics about Medicare Advantage can help make choosing the right health...
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Returning to the Healthy Roots of Latin American Culture

September 24, 2021
by: NHRMC
The foods we associate with Latino cooking — smothered in cheese, guacamole and sour cream...
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Are Plant Milks Right for You? That Depends on a Few Things

September 24, 2021
by: NHRMC
Plant milks like oat, almond and soy milks are everywhere these days. From convenience stores to...
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Why the COVID Vaccine Beats 'Natural Immunity'

September 24, 2021
by: NHRMC
Having had COVID does offer some protection for a limited time. But it doesn’t mean you...
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Things to Know About Signing Up for Medicare if You’re 65 and Older and Still Working

August 23, 2021
If you are 65 or older, it can be beneficial to sign up for Medicare – even if you are...
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FDA Grants Full Approval for Pfizer COVID Vaccine: What You Need to Know

August 23, 2021
by: NHRMC
The Food and Drug Administration granted final approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 for people 16 and...
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