Healthy Dose

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

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HPV Vaccinations Can Prevent Certain Cancers in Your Children

January 18, 2018
Some types of cancer can be traced back to the human papillomavirus (HPV). This virus is often...

Advance Care Planning is a Gift of Comfort for your Family

January 18, 2018
Advance directive documents outline what medical treatments you would prefer in the event you...
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Skull Surgery at NHRMC Brightens Toddler's Future

January 12, 2018
At Ryker's 6-month checkup, doctors suggested that his parents schedule a visit with Dr. Michael...

Why Does Cold Weather Trigger Arthritis and Joint Pain?

January 04, 2018
Cold weather seems to cause added discomfort for patients with arthritis and joint pain. Is it...
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How a Husband's Stroke Helped Save His Wife's Life

December 28, 2017
After Larry Blackmon had a stroke, Patricia Blackmon learned the signs of a stroke through...

2017 Was a Year of Expansion, Celebration, Community Involvement at NHRMC

December 22, 2017
2017 was a busy, exciting year for NHRMC as we celebrated our 50th anniversary and expanded our...
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Candy Striper Uniforms Have Faded Away, But Volunteer Force Remains Strong

December 13, 2017
The candy striper uniform was an iconic image of the young hospital volunteer for decades. The...

Be Mindful When Celebrating the Holidays with Food, Drinks

December 06, 2017
Celebrate the holidays and enjoy yourself, but don't overindulge.
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Health and a Haircut

November 17, 2017
NHRMC has partnered with a local barbershop to bring healthcare to the community.
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NHRMC ICU department includes a group of nurses who have served their country

November 08, 2017
On Veterans Day we honor those who serve our country, including six veterans working the night...
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