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Help in a crisis: Mental health care for Brunswick kids

August 10, 2022
Malika Neal is the person school counselors call when they identify a student in distress.

When is back surgery necessary? A neurosurgeon explains.

August 11, 2022
When conservative treatments don't work, here's how to know if back surgery could help.

Hoping to stay out of the ER this summer? These 5 behaviors are a great start.

August 2, 2022
Heat exhaustion, unchecked, can become heat stroke – a life-threatening condition that can cause fatigue, nausea, weakness, clammy skin or an abnormal pulse rate.

Ovarian cancer couldn’t stop me

August 2, 2022
To Amber, the diagnosis of ovarian cancer was shocking. The support from her oncologist and family kept her afloat during treatment.

What’s a Magnet-recognized hospital? A place nurses want to work.

August 1, 2022
Fewer than 10% of the nation's 6,000+ hospitals have Magnet status — including two at Novant Health — a North Carolina health care system known for its culture.

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Stroke can be devastating. Here’s how to prevent them.

More than 140,000 Americans die every year of a stroke, but 80% of strokes can be prevented.

Natural supplements — and other remedies — for seasonal allergies

A natural remedy that works for some might not work for all. We have a few options to try out for yourself.

A backbreaking cancer diagnosis is no match for faith and good medicine

Multiple myeloma is an uncommon cancer diagnosis. In the United States, the lifetime risk of developing the disease is 1 in 132 people.