Healthy Dose

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

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NHRMC Earns Touchstone Bronze for Taking Steps to Prevent Patient Falls

July 18, 2018
To help create the best environment possible for our patients, NHRMC in 2017 held a three-day...
Surgical Caps

Surgical Caps Sewn by Staff Bring Smiles to Pediatric Surgery Patients

July 18, 2018
All pediatric surgery patients now receive a custom pediatric surgical cap thanks to three New...
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Mild Cognitive Impairment Can Lead to Alzheimer's Disease

July 12, 2018
By itself, mild cognitive impairment doesn’t force you to make any changes to your daily...

Tips for a Safe and Fun 4th of July

July 02, 2018
Nothing can ruin a vacation or weekend celebration faster than an injury or accident. Here are...
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Artist's Vision Brightens Zimmer Cancer Center

June 28, 2018
When you walk into the Zimmer Cancer Center at NHRMC, your eyes are immediately drawn to a...
Cancer Diet

Fish, Fruit, Spices are Common Threads in Anti-Cancer Diets

June 27, 2018
Is there a way we can eat better in order to reduce our risk of cancer? Have you ever thought...
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Primary Care Offices Offer Eye Testing to Help Prevent Vision Loss Connected to Diabetes

June 22, 2018
An innovative program at NHRMC Physician Group is helping to identify an eye disease before...

Johns Hopkins Program Trains Pender Teams for Real Pediatric Emergency

June 20, 2018
Pender Memorial Hospital participated in a simulation that was part of a year-long training...
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How to Identify a UTI and Get Rid of the Burning

June 07, 2018
Urinary tract infections. Ugh. They turn urinating into a burning, stinging test of endurance and...
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Lung Cancer Survivor Breaks Down Barriers to Healthier Lifestyle

May 30, 2018
A former smoker and a two-time cancer survivor, Terri Luedtke's lung capacity was diminished when...
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