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Welcome Spring But Minimize Your Allergy Symptoms

Spring brings bright flowers, warmer temperatures, longer days…and lots of misery for allergy sufferers. Don’t let spring’s arrival send your sinuses into a tailspin. Enjoy the season by taking these steps to minimize your symptoms. Remove your shoes before entering your home. Don’t track any pollen onto your floors and carpets. Wipe the dog’s coat.…

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Replace Junk Snacks With Healthier Alternatives

March is National Nutrition Month. It’s a great opportunity to fine-tune your snacking habits. What are some healthy, nutritional snacks you could grab when the mid-morning or late afternoon snack time hits? Snacks are an important part of a healthy diet, providing an energy boost in the middle of the day or after you exercise.…

PHC – Marks, Foushee & Acevedo Clinic Earns Highest PCMH Recognition Level

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that Piedmont HealthCare – Marks, Foushee & Acevedo of Statesville, NC, earned NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition Level 3 for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and…