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.
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.
Preventive Health for Men – Why It Matters
There’s a common perception that men hate to go to the doctor, even if they’re feeling sick. This theory has persisted throughout the years.
UNC Lenoir Health Care Recognized for Providing the Highest Level of Patient Safety
Many people are wondering how hospitals are performing necessary safety measures during the pandemic. UNC Lenoir Health Care is doing an excellent job.
Living A Heart-Healthy Lifestyle
When you think about a heart-healthy lifestyle, you may think of a balanced, nutritious diet, maintaining a healthy weight, or exercising.
American Heart Month - February 2020
The mission of American Heart Month is to motivate Americans to make changes in their diets and activity level that will actively combat heart disease.