Healthy Dose

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

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FDA Grants Full Approval for Pfizer COVID Vaccine: What You Need to Know

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

COVID Third Doses are Coming: Here's What You Need to Know

August 22, 2021
Updated Sept. 24, 2021 A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel has recommended a...
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5 Things to Know About COVID-19 as Kids Head Back to School

August 20, 2021
This year, back to school was supposed to be back to normal. Instead, COVID-19 infection rates...
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Undecided About COVID-19 Vaccines? Let's Consider the Facts

August 16, 2021
It’s been exhausting to separate fact from fiction in the middle of the pandemic when the...
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Not Sure How You'll Pay for Your Mammogram? These Options Can Help

August 11, 2021
Have you put off having a mammogram because you’re not sure how you would pay for it? These...
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Diabetes Education Classes Help One Woman Get Back on Track

July 23, 2021
After Angela Metts' oldest son died and she discovered she was borderline diabetic, NHRMC's...
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Blessing Bags Give Homeless Patients Access to Basic Personal Care Items

July 21, 2021
Tia Edgar, RN, still remembers the one patient who prompted her to create what she calls blessing...

Remarkable Moment: On Call in the Smokies

July 02, 2021
Martha McIntosh, a nurse at Atlantic SurgiCenter, shared a remarkable moment. It occurred outside...
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Understanding Basics of Medicare Advantage

June 28, 2021
Understanding some basics about Medicare Advantage can help make choosing the right health...

Minimally Invasive Heart Procedure Leaves Patient Feeling ‘Five Years Younger’

June 02, 2021
Undergoing a transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR, procedure was “quite...
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