Healthy Dose

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


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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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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NHRMC Unveils Plan for Mapping Out the Future of System’s Footprint

June 11, 2018
New Hanover Regional Medical Center is embarking on an initiative to develop a system-wide...
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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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Protect Your Heart from Bad Cholesterol -- Take the Quiz

March 21, 2018
Heart disease is a stealthy disease—you can feel great, hold down a high-level job, and...
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Surgical Home Program Empowers Patients to Recover Faster

March 06, 2018
NHRMC's Enhanced Recovery After Surgery model has proven to increase patient satisfaction,...
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Advice on Managing Arthritis Pain in the Hands

February 20, 2018
A reader recently posed the following question: I suffer from arthritis in my hands. Do you have...

Heart Attack Survivor Finds Clarity through Ornish Intensive Cardiac Rehab

February 16, 2018
Heart attack survivor Ashley Garner recently completed NHRMC’s Intensive Cardiac...
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Let’s Get Serious About Protecting Our Community from the Flu

February 05, 2018
Dr. Bryan Durham gives us the lowdown on the flu, which has killed 95 in North Carolina this...
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