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‘Sudden cardiac death’ is not as sudden as it sounds

September 27, 2021
The “sudden” part of "sudden cardiac arrest" makes it seem like it came from out of the blue. But there are warning signs. Know them.

Eligible patients can schedule their COVID-19 booster dose. Here's who qualifies.

August 17, 2021 Updated Sept. 27, 2021
Individuals can schedule an appointment with Novant Health regardless of where they received the Pfizer vaccine series if they meet the eligibility criteria.

How a small implant can prevent sudden cardiac death

September 27, 2021
An implantable cardioverter, or defibrillator, is smaller than a deck of cards, less than an inch thick and could save your life.

Pfizer’s COVID vaccine for ages 5 to 11 closer to approval

September 23, 2021
If Pfizer’s review process follows a similar timeline to the ones for older children and adults, it’s possible kids age 5 to 11 could be inoculated before Halloween.

Why it’s never too early to get kids interested in their health

September 23, 2021
It's never too soon to get kids interested in taking care of themselves. Good health habits start early.

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