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January 14, 2019

Future RN got a boost, just when she needed it

As she faced her final semester of nursing school last fall, Brittany Lawrence worried she might not be able to finish.  
January 8, 2019

After decades of drug use, she got the treatment she needed

Getting hooked on opioids was not a part of Starla Hawkins’ plan. But after a lifetime of substance misuse and difficult life circumstances, Hawkins had a dependency she couldn't shake.
January 9, 2019

Pizza was his 'middle name,' then he made a big change

For Thanksgiving 2017, James Edgar skipped the turkey, dressing, gravy and pumpkin pie. He had a chocolate protein shake instead. He was getting ready for weight loss surgery.
January 16, 2019

Why Novant Health screens all patients for depression

A new initiative at Novant Health screens patients for depression, which often goes undetected.
January 4, 2019

Patients, team members form tight bonds in the NICU

  School teacher Erica Pruett gave birth to her son, Walker Pruett, at just 26 weeks. He came into the world at a mere 1 pound, 3 ounces. He was so fragile that it would be five days before she could even hold him.   For the next three months, the...

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Celebrating Evelyn: How one child’s short life made a difference

Although she lived just 57 days, Evelyn Kennedy Cochran left a lasting impression on everyone she met.  

A scary diagnosis—and bright future

Sammy Rowland is an engaging 10-year-old who swings a mean bat in Little League.  He started having headaches. They got worse. It was time to the see doctor. His mother called her husband: You need to get over here, they found something. A brain tumor....

'You will be blessed for it'

Black men play important roles in nursing at Novant Health. They describe their commitment to nursing and their patients as well as the challenges they face from racial and gender stereotypes.