Saturday, June 15, 2019

3 doctors recruit a fourth to town – their dad

'It’s the first time in 20 years we’ve all been in the same city' By Karen Garloch Dr. Gus Parker spent more than 30 years building his...

‘Pre-hab’ can make a big difference

Why ACL injuries hit girl athletes more often Meghan Vaccaro ran to defend against her soccer opponent as she'd done hundreds of times before. But the...

Praying with his doctor: A preacher stays in the pulpit, thanks to neurosurgery

A few years ago, the Rev. Eddie Brackett found himself with two frightening health problems that came out of nowhere. One, he began falling...

The verdict is in; Is protein ice cream really better for you

Heard of the popular protein-packed ice cream brands flying off supermarket shelves? Brands include Halo Top, Chilly Cow, Enlightened and big name producers like Breyers....

Highly contagious 5 things to do when your child gets pink eye

Parents: If you haven’t seen this with your kids, there’s a good chance you will: One eye crusted shut in the morning. Your child...

Kids get sick 4-6 times a year- How to battle school germs coming home...

The start of a new school year is both a blessing and curse. The obvious upside: The kids are back in school. On the...

School is coming, we have answers for kicking off a healthy new school year

When you’re going through the annual rites of August with and for your children – buying school clothes, finishing the summer reading list and...

‘A sense of false promise’ What one doctor thinks about all those drug ads

By Dr. Stephen Ezzo, Novant Health “Ask your doctor if (fill in the blank) is right for you.” How many times do we hear that statement...

“I get the best thank-you notes”

Cancer patient pays it forward…1,700 times When cancer patient Kathy Hybarger showed up for her first chemo treatment at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center this...

Hands saving hearts

You no longer need to use your mouth for most CPR. Here’s why. For 50 years, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) has been a lifesaving technique of...

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