Staying fit for the holidays
There is a reason why losing weight is often the most-made New Year’s Resolution, and why people end the holiday season feeling stuffed and remorseful.
Colon Cancer: What you need to know
Colon cancer, also known as bowel cancer, colorectal cancer, or rectal cancer, is any cancer that affects the colon and rectum.
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and UNC Lenoir Health Care wants to get people talking about ovarian cancer.
30 Days of Wellness
Many people want to form new habits that will make them healthier and bring peace. However, that can feel daunting and intimidating...
Why the COVID-19 Vaccine Matters
As we move slowly away from the shelter in place days of the pandemic, the debate over the COVID-19 vaccine rages on. People have strong opinions about the vaccine...
UNC Lenoir Orthopedic Surgeon Brings New Procedure to Kinston
Dr. Dimitri Thomas, orthopedic sports surgeon, recently completed the first knee cartilage transplant in the history of UNC Lenoir Health Care.
National Men's Health Month
June is National Men’s Health Month. The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection...
How to prevent stroke and recognize the symptoms.
Each year, nearly 800,000 Americans have a stroke. Around 600,000 of them are a first stroke, while the others, nearly one in four, are a repeat stroke. Sadly, almost 140,000 if these stroke victims die from stroke. Almost 200,000 people who suffer stroke with have another stroke within five years.
May 6 is National Nurses Day
May 6 is National Nurses Day, and May 9 - 15 is National Hospital Week. How can we thank these wonderful people who give so much of themselves? Believe it or not, it doesn’t take much to show our Healthcare Heroes how much we appreciate them.
Sports Medicine Doctors: Not Just for Injuries
UNC Lenoir Health Care is excited to announce that it’s brought sports medicine to Lenoir County. Dimitri Thomas, MD has joined UNC Health Care and UNC Physicians Network to provide care and treatment of sports related injuries in Lenoir Co and surrounding areas.