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.
February Is American Heart Month
February is the month of Valentine’s Day and candy hearts, but did you know it’s also American Heart Month? American Heart Month was established in 1963 by President Lyndon B. Johnson, after Congress requested it. The US was becoming aware that heart health was important for the nation in many ways. Keeping your heart healthy is one of the best ways you can live a long, active, happy life. Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans, and the third leading killer of people worldwide.
Bariatric Surgery: Can It Help You?
Last month on the blog, we told you about the new UNC Lenoir Health Care program Live Long Lenoir that is part of our New Year, New You initiative. Live Long Lenoir was implemented to help you reach those New Year’s goals for better health, leading to a longer life.
New Year New You
Let 2021 mark the year that you started the journey to get fit and live a healthy lifestyle. Learn healthy strategies and tips to get you on the path to success.
Holiday Fun During Covid-19
Tips to protect yourself during the holidays
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Breast cancer prevention is also much like other cancers in that a healthy lifestyle will help lower your risk.
Preventing Heart Failure
Heart failure is a term that sounds like the heart has failed, but what it means is that the heart is not pumping blood and oxygen as well as it used to.
Living in the Time of COVID-19
Many of us would agree that these are trying times. COVID-19 has been greatly impacting our day-to-day lives for nearly all of 2020.
What to Expect with Knee Replacement Surgery
Do you think you may be a candidate for knee replacement surgery? Knee replacement surgery has been proven to benefit most patients, so it’s worth considering.