Healthy Dose

Health articles and features from New Hanover Regional Medical Center and the NHRMC Physician Group.

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Signing Up for 2022 Health Insurance Benefits: Understanding the Basics of Medicare Advantage

October 01, 2021
Understanding some basics about Medicare Advantage can help make choosing the right health...
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Are Plant Milks Right for You? That Depends on a Few Things

September 24, 2021
Plant milks like oat, almond and soy milks are everywhere these days. From convenience stores to...
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Returning to the Healthy Roots of Latin American Culture

September 24, 2021
The foods we associate with Latino cooking — smothered in cheese, guacamole and sour cream...
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Why the COVID Vaccine Beats 'Natural Immunity'

September 24, 2021
Having had COVID does offer some protection for a limited time. But it doesn’t mean you...
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Things to Know About Signing Up for Medicare if You’re 65 and Older and Still Working

August 23, 2021
If you are 65 or older, it can be beneficial to sign up for Medicare – even if you are...
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FDA Grants Full Approval for Pfizer COVID Vaccine: What You Need to Know

August 23, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration granted final approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 for people 16 and...

COVID Third Doses are Coming: Here's What You Need to Know

August 22, 2021
Updated Sept. 24, 2021 A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel has recommended a...
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5 Things to Know About COVID-19 as Kids Head Back to School

August 20, 2021
This year, back to school was supposed to be back to normal. Instead, COVID-19 infection rates...
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Undecided About COVID-19 Vaccines? Let's Consider the Facts

August 16, 2021
It’s been exhausting to separate fact from fiction in the middle of the pandemic when the...
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Not Sure How You'll Pay for Your Mammogram? These Options Can Help

August 11, 2021
Have you put off having a mammogram because you’re not sure how you would pay for it? These...
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