Healthy Dose

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

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Touchstone Gold: NHRMC Physician Group Offers Eye Testing to Help Prevent Vision Loss

July 25, 2018
by: NHRMC
An innovative program at NHRMC Physician Group is helping to identify diabetic retinopathy before...
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Touchstone Silver: Naloxone Program Improves Patient Safety Amid Opioid Crisis

July 24, 2018
by: NHRMC
The NHRMC program utilizes ambulatory care pharmacists embedded at Coastal Family Medicine to...
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Touchstone Silver: Clinic Walk-In Hours Increase Access, Reduce ED Visits

July 23, 2018
by: NHRMC
One year after launching the walk-in pediatrics hours, Coastal Family Medicine saw a 30 percent...
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Touchstone Silver: New Program Reduces Readmissions in Heart Failure Patients

July 20, 2018
by: NHRMC
New Hanover Regional Medical Center and its physician practices receive high volumes of patients...
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Tips for a Safe and Fun 4th of July

July 02, 2018
by: NHRMC
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
by: NHRMC
An innovative program at NHRMC Physician Group is helping to identify an eye disease before...
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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...
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