The new year frequently brings new determination for many of us to pay more attention to our weight and nutrition. Piedmont HealthCare offers many weight management services to help patients set and meet realistic goals for better overall health. Developing a healthy lifestyle plan can require a range of ongoing considerations, so our medical weight…Details
It’s important to eat a healthy diet because eating the right foods can keep you healthy now and later on in life. Foods that are especially healthy include: Fruits and vegetables – Eating fruits and vegetables can help prevent heart disease and strokes. Eating them might also help prevent certain types of cancers. Try to…Details
As the lights and decorations adorn many Christmas trees during the holidays, it is also important to be aware of fire safety concerns to help keep your family safe. The following are some Christmas tree safety tips courtesy of the National Fire Protection Association. • Types of trees. Check the labels on artificial trees to…Details
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Here is a list of healthy habits to keep in mind for women of all ages: Pap smears – should start at the age of 21years old. You can begin seeing a Gynecologist whenever you need to if you have female concerns such as abnormal periods or needing contraception. Vaccines – HPV vaccine (9-26 years…Details
Osteoporosis is low bone mass and skeletal fragility, resulting in decreased bone strength and an increased risk of fracture. The majority of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis have bone loss related to estrogen deficiency and/or age. Early diagnosis and quantification of bone loss and fracture risk are important because of the availability of therapies that can…Details
From Our Families to Yours – Piedmont HealthCare Wishes You All a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving Holiday!
Nosebleeds can occur more frequently in the colder months when the nasal blood vessels are irritated by the drier, cooler air outside and warmer dry air inside. Though the mucous membrane lining of your nose creates a natural barrier, fluctuations in temperatures with little to no moisture in the air dries out the membrane. Subsequently,…Details
Join the City of Statesville Recreation and Parks Department and Piedmont HealthCare’s Dr. Tara Frankhouser of PHC Family Medicine this Saturday for the kick-off “Walk With a Doc” program. Walk With a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. What better way to start your weekend than…Details