Healthy Dose

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


Nurses of Excellence 2017

October 31, 2017
NHRMC honored two great nurses, Kim Hamel and Nancy Barret, as Nurses of Excellence.
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How to Dispose of Unneeded Medications

October 23, 2017
You can help prevent misuse of opioids and protect your family by properly disposing of unneeded...

Ensure Your Kids Get the Right Medicine -- Nothing More, Nothing Less

October 09, 2017
Precisely following the directions and using exact measurements are keys to making sure you help...
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Pender Memorial Hospital Builds a Garden for the Community

September 18, 2017
At Pender Memorial Hospital, a community garden bustles with the excitement of children, parents,...
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Vaccines Protect Your Child and Your Community

September 07, 2017
Vaccines are critical to your family's health and the health of your community.
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Sepsis Can be Deadly; How Can You Prevent It?

September 05, 2017
Anyone with an infection can get sepsis but generally those individuals at higher risk are older,...
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Five Tips to Help Us Get the Most Out of Our Senior Years

July 31, 2017
Growing old was once a privilege reserved for a select few, but now it is a realistic expectation...
Mens Health

Be a Manly Man – Go See Your Doctor!

June 28, 2017
Men and women should be getting regular check-ups with their primary care doctor. Some of the...
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Enjoy the Sun, but Protect Yourself from Skin Cancer

June 21, 2017
Sunburns aren't just painful; they are the body's way of telling you that you've damaged your...

Prevent Traumatic Accidents with Water Safety

June 13, 2017
Follow these water safety tips to help avoid a traumatic accident this summer.
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