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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.

MRIs are scary. So New Hanover came up with a plan for kids.

July 27, 2022
Nobody likes getting an MRI. Here's how team members at New Hanover Regional Medical Center found a way to help children get through the moment without anesthesia.

What is monkeypox? Answers to common questions.

July 27, 2022 Updated Aug. 5, 2022
The most important thing to know is this: There is no evidence that monkeypox spreads as easily as COVID-19, according to the World Health Organization.

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

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