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Medicare will now pay for lung cancer screenings for those at the highest risk.
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Your heart beats about 100,000 times a day. Do you know what puts you at greatest risk for a life-threatening heart condition?
Read about the seven most common risk factors for heart disease and find out what you can do to reduce their impact.
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“When I sing for a cancer patient or someone who is dying, and they look at me and say, ‘You made my day,’ what more could you want out of life? That’s better payment than any salary I’ve had. I feel like I’ve been given so much out of life.”

-Tom Deaton on volunteering at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center
He wears a purple Novant volunteer jacket and ambles down the hallways with his guitar slung over his shoulder. His name “Tom” is painted on the strap, and he’s always ready to sing a song.
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This week we raise awareness about eating disorders by focusing on media literacy. It is time we all become critical consumers of media and understand how ads can fuel unrealistic ideals by sending negative messages about body image. Learn more by visiting: http://nedawareness.org/
This year the National Eating Disorders Association is focusing on the importance of early intervention and recognizing the diverse experiences of people personally affected by disordered eating. Too often, signs and symptoms are overlooked as insignificant behaviors when in fact many of these ...
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Are you planning on having a child or know someone who is? Learn more about the roles that midwives now play in the natural birth process.
In today's House Call, we're discussing the resurgence of natural births with the aid of midwives.
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Pregnancy and high blood pressure - what you need to know if your are expecting.
High blood pressure problems occur in 6-8 percent of all pregnancies. Dr. Elizabeth Lavery explains different types of high blood pressure women may experience while pregnant.
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Today we celebrate #ReadAcrossAmerica Day and Dr. Seuss's birthday! We share these wise words and encourage you to read a good book with your child tonight. Let us continue to fuel the passion for learning with our youth!
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Walking with a group is not only good for your health, but a great stress reliever. These Novant Health population health team members have been walking 2 miles every day for almost a year! Start a walking group and begin to see the health benefits today.
It’s been almost a year since a stalwart group of local women have banded and bonded together for a vigorous group walk.
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Did you know that many patients are not using life-saving drugs because of cost? Not taking prescribed medications can have serious consequences and impact health care costs. Learn why below:
Nearly 8 percent of Americans are not taking their prescription drugs as indicated by a physician because they can’t afford to pay for them.
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8 tips to prevent #heartdisease in women. Learn more:
February is all about hearts. Whether it’s defined by Cupid’s bow, a box of chocolates, Valentine’s Day or simply the color red, the month is the celebration of the heart.
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Did you know that better management of #hypertension would save 13,000 lives each year?
If all Americans managed their high blood pressure, there would be 56,000 fewer strokes and heart attacks each year, according to a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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There are many known benefits to breastfeeding. Learn how hospitals nationwide are supporting new nursing moms.
Research shows that breastfed babies reap medical benefits. One new mom shares her story.
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Novant Health is a four-state integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient centers and hospitals that delivers a seamless and convenient healthcare experience to our communities. Novant Health consists of more than 1,200 physicians and 26,000 employees who make healthcare remarkable at nearly 500 locations, including 14 medical centers and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics. Headquartered in Winston–Salem, N.C., Novant Health is committed to making healthcare remarkable for patients and communities, serving more than four million patients annually. In 2013, Novant Health provided more than $566 million in community benefit including charity care and services. Novant Health is an IMS Health top 20 integrated delivery network.