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Considering knee replacement? This doctor asked a lot of questions first.

July 1, 2022
What doctors say someone should consider before contemplating surgical intervention. A hint: Try less aggressive procedures first. 

Hiring internationally can help solve the nursing crisis. And we are.

June 30, 2022
In late July, Novant Health will receive the first of about 300 registered nurses from the Philippines, Brazil, India, Jamaica and other countries.

She started in housekeeping. Now she’s almost a nurse.

June 23, 2022
Ljiljana Boskovic's enthusiasm and caring attitude drew the attention of patients and nurses alike.

What to know about the COVID-19 vaccines for kids under 5

September 29, 2021 Updated June 23, 2022
Children under age 3 are not able to be vaccinated by a pharmacist in North Carolina. Instead, parents should call their pediatrician's office to see if they plan to offer it.

Your mammogram results call for a biopsy. Here’s what to expect.

June 15, 2022
After your mammogram, your doctor wants you to get a biopsy. Your head is spinning with thoughts of breast cancer and chemotherapy. Take a moment to breathe before you go doom and gloom.

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