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  • A scary diagnosis—and bright future
    After brain tumor removal, 10-year-old is back to baseball
  • Playing it smart when a hurricane roars in
    How to keep you and your family safe
  • Celebrating resilience
    When young cancer patients clang the bell, it’s a big day
  • ‘I had no idea what to do’
    How one man fought his way out of opioid misuse
  • School has started, we have answers
    30-plus awesome links for kicking off a healthy new school year

Plans include working with other health systems if needed
Hurricane Florence is threatening the Carolinas. Here's how Novant Health is prepared to take care of the communities it serves.
Hurricane baby delivered at Brunswick Medical Center
With pounding rain and surging winds as the backdrop, Amber Simmons and Conner Faulk welcomed their first child at Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center in Bolivia, N.C. on Thursday night.
ER nurse steps into the Florence fray
When a Hurricane Florence shelter became overwhelmed with evacuees with special needs, ER nurse Leslie Bortle stepped in to help.
Hurricane leads to marriage proposal at Brunswick Medical Center
Couple lands at a hospital during Hurricane Florence...and he decides to pop the question.
5 hidden dangers of storm cleanup
Cleaning up after a major storm includes hidden dangers. Often, people in a rush to clean or repair suffer unnecessary injuries.Here's how to protect yourself.
A doctor’s 6 do’s and don’ts of online medical research
A doctor offers her expert advice on Googling your own diagnosis or medical condition. There's a wrong way, and a right way...
When young cancer patients clang the bell, it’s a big day
The sweet ring-the-bell tradition at the St. Jude Affiliate clinic in Charlotte symbolizes hope, and culminates a family's arduous journey. "It's very positive and affirming, and celebrates how strong and resilient they've been."
A preacher stays in the pulpit, thanks to neurosurgery
A few years ago, the Rev. Eddie Brackett found himself with two frightening health problems that came out of nowhere. His neurosurgeon fixed the problem and today the minister has his life back.
How to battle school germs coming home with your kid
The average child gets sick between four and six times during the school year. Here are some simple safeguards you can put in place.
How physical therapy helped her beat vertigo at 82
While much of the public tends to think of physical therapy primarily for treating things like orthopedic injuries, physical therapy has been used for decades to treat vertigo and vestibular balance disorders.
Back surgery has her heading back to the garden
Chronic back pain was keeping this gardener from doing what she loved most. Back surgery, and her commitment to physical therapy, has her heading back to her blooms.