Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Novant Health to Centralize COVID-19 Respiratory Assessment and Screening Centers

CHARLOTTE, NC - Sept. 8, 2020 – Beginning Sept. 10, Novant Health will restructure its respiratory assessment and screening centers to one central location...

No, your Child will not get CO2 Poisoning from Wearing a Mask

A pediatrician dispels misinformation and offers masking advice for parents and teachers. Physicians are among the first to admit that adopting new masking habits can...

Why Heavy Zoom and Screen Time is Hazardous to your Health

Charlotte, NC - Quick question: Are you holding your breath right now? If you’re anything like the rest of us you probably answered. “Yes.” Holding...

6 Ways to Help School-Age Kids Navigate Fully Remote Learning

Charlotte, NC - Parents aren’t the only ones whose lives have been thrown into turmoil by schools that are either sticking with remote learning...

Novant Health is first in the Carolinas to offer Incisionless Brain Surgery for Treatment...

Charlotte, NC - Novant Health today announced it is the first in the Carolinas to offer a scalpel-free treatment for essential tremor and medication-refractory...

COVID-19 and Restrooms: 11 Things you Better Know

Charlotte, NC - Many of us had an aversion to public restrooms long before COVID-19 turned mundane moments  — like touching a doorknob —...

How to Stay Safe Returning to school during COVID-19

CHARLOTTE, NC - What students and parents should do to protect themselves The COVID-19 pandemic will change nearly every aspect of school when it reopens...

Why Young Athletes Should not skip their Medical Exams

CHARLOTTE, NC - Here’s how an annual checkup is vital to a child’s health School sports are delayed in North Carolina because of the COVID-19...

I’m Asking, not Ordering, Wear the Mask, Please

CHARLOTTE, NC - I’m not going to come right out and tell you to wear a mask … but I hope you already are....

Four Reasons you Might Put off Seeking Medical Attention – and Why you Shouldn’t

Don’t ignore health concerns during COVID-19 COVID-19 has put the world on pause. Business travel, summer vacations, home improvement projects – much of it is...

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News You Can Use: Medical Professionals Weigh In On The Flu Shot

CHARLOTTE - What is the flu shot, and why do I need it? “The flu vaccine causes antibodies to develop in the body about two...

ECHO Training Offers Firearms Training For All Ages And Skill Levels

CHARLOTTE - ECHO Training, owned and operated by Michael Pegram, offers a wide variety of firearms training and safety classes for all ages and...

2020 Summer Mint Hill Arts Show Winners

MINT HILL, NC - Mint Hill Arts recently held their Annual Summer Novant Art Show.  Sponsored by Novant Health (Mint Hill Medical Center), the...

Local Second-Grader Supports Levine Children’s NICU through Art

MINT HILL, NC - Three years ago, Vanessa Birch, mom to then-five-year-old Hazel, was confronted with a problem familiar to all parents of preschoolers:...

Fall Splendor – Raleigh’s Juniper Level Botanic Garden opens two Weekends in September

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA – Juniper Level Botanic Garden, a $7.5 million gift to North Carolina State University, will open two weekends in September for...