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  • Groin Pain and Injuries in Men
    Groin pain and injuries can be part of the territory for active males. But when unusual pain, swelling or injury affects the groin area, it could be necessary to seek medical attention. Board Certified Urologist Dr. Michael Schlesinger is experienced in diagnosing and treating testicular and scrotal conditions and pain such as epididymitis, infections and… The post Groin Pain and Injuries in Men a...
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  • Mavyret Approved for Hepatitis C
    A chronic viral infection of the liver By Scott Roberts (HealthDay News) –Mavyret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with certain types of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV). The combination drug is the first approved therapy for hepatitis C to require as few as eight… The post Mavyret Approved for Hepatitis C appeared first on Pi...
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  • Product of the Month: Nectifirm® Advanced
    All during August, purchase Nectifirm® Advanced for the price of the original Nectifirm® ($89 while supplies last. Price will increase on September 1, 2017). Nectifirm® Advanced is the first ever age-defying neck product to harness the power of the Microbiome (the genetic material that lives on and inside the human body). It is the next… The post Product of the Month: Nectifirm® Advanced appeared ...
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  • PHC Lake Norman Neurology Welcomes Dr. Roderick Elias
    We are pleased to announce that Roderick Elias, MD, recently joined the staff at Piedmont HealthCare Lake Norman Neurology. Dr. Elias completed his undergraduate and graduate work at Tufts University in Medford, MA. He interned at Rutgers University at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Brunswick, NJ. His residency was completed at Rhode Island Hospital through… The post PHC Lake Norm...
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  • Health Tip: Choosing Healthier Frozen Foods
    (HealthDay News) — Frozen foods offer plenty of convenience, but if you know how to shop, they can also provide plenty of nutritional value. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests how to shop for frozen foods: Opt for frozen vegetables that are plain or in a low-sodium sauce. Select frozen fruit without added sugar.… The post Health Tip: Choosing Healthier Frozen Foods appeared first on P...
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  • Women Who Gain Weight Between Babies at Higher Risk for Diabetes
    Danger is greatest for women whose weight was normal before they got pregnant, study finds (HealthDay News) — Women who gain weight after having a baby may be more likely to develop diabetes during their next pregnancy, a new study suggests. Women’s weight before conception and how much they gain during pregnancy are known risk… The post Women Who Gain Weight Between Babies at Higher Risk for Diab...
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  • Recent Flu Shot Shouldn’t Prevent Vaccination During Pregnancy
    Study rebuts concerns about multiple vaccination timing By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) — Because pregnant women and newborns are particularly vulnerable to the flu and its complications, guidelines recommend a flu shot during pregnancy. However, it wasn’t known whether that vaccine would work if a woman had already received a flu shot recently.… The post Recent Flu Shot Shoul...
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  • Health Tip: Preparing for an Emergency
    Don’t be caught off-guard (HealthDay News) — Whether it’s a natural disaster, fire or man-made activity, you and your family should be prepared for an emergency. The Red Cross says you should: Understand the types of emergencies that are possible in your area. Develop and rehearse an evacuation plan for your family.   Have at… The post Health Tip: Preparing for an Emergency appeared first on Piedm...
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  • Health Tip: Can’t Clear Your Acne?
    Here’s what you can do (HealthDay News) — If you’re having little success in clearing your acne, experts say you shouldn’t give up hope. The American Academy of Dermatology suggests: If you’re trying a new treatment, give it time to work before you try something else. You should see some improvement in four-to-six weeks.  … The post Health Tip: Can’t Clear Your Acne? appeared first on Piedmont Hea...
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  • Quitting Smoking Can Bring Healthier Sinuses Years Later: Study
    Smoking-related sinus pain, swelling and inflammation are reversible, new research finds Smoking can wreak havoc on your sinuses, but new research shows symptoms reverse within 10 years after quitting the bad habit. Researchers believe the findings may provide new motivation for smokers to stop smoking. “If patients tell me that they are smoking, I now… The post Quitting Smoking Can Bring Healthie...
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  • Good Diet, Exercise While Pregnant Could Cut C-Section Risk
    These healthy habits also lower odds for other obstetric complications, study shows (HealthDay News) — Eating a healthy diet and exercising during pregnancy isn’t just good for the developing baby. A new analysis of 36 studies including a total of more than 12,500 women suggests these behaviors can also lower a mom-to-be’s chances of having… The post Good Diet, Exercise While Pregnant Could Cut C-...
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  • Gaddis, Kelly FNP-C
    Internal Medicine Location PHC – Joshi Internal Medicine 276 Old Mocksville Road Statesville, NC 26625 Get Directions 704-883-8262 Phone 704-883-8252 Fax Undergraduate Education Brenau University, Gainesville, GA Graduate Education Brenau University, Gainesville, GA The post Gaddis, Kelly FNP-C appeared first on Piedmont HealthCare.
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  • Shortage of Bee, Wasp Venom Stings Those With Allergies
    Facing expected season-long shortage, doctors urge patients to carry EpiPens just in case By Robert Preidt – FRIDAY, July 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A shortage of honeybee, wasp and hornet venom extract has allergists concerned. The extract treats people who have potentially life-threatening allergies to stings by these insects. It is given in immunotherapy shots… The post Shortage of Bee, Wasp Ve...
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  • We’re Hiring!
    Mooresville Dermatology is looking for another member for our team! We are currently seeking applications for a motivated individual to assist our physicians with: Patient care and communications Clerical needs Environmental and organizational tasks Appointment scheduling Chart management Patient communication Experience and Skills: Education: Must have current CMA/RMA/CCMA/NCMA/CDT or completed f...
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  • Is MRI the ‘Mammography’ of Prostate Cancer Screening?
    Scanning might reduce unneeded biopsies and overtreatment, study suggests By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) — MRI screening might greatly reduce over-diagnosis and over-treatment of prostate cancer in older men, a preliminary study suggests. Compared to the current screening method, MRI can reduce over-diagnosis of prostate cancer by 50 percent, and unnecessary biopsies by… Th...
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  • Guard Against This Little-Known Swimming Danger
    Electric shock in water can kill unless you take precautions with nearby wiring An electric shock is an often overlooked threat to swimmers, a safety expert warns. “Electric shock drowning can occur in any fresh body of water,” said Donald Burke, director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Advanced Safety and Engineering Management program.… The post Guard Against This Little-Known Swimm...
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  • PHC-Davie Internal Medicine Working Toward Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition
    Davie Internal Medicine – Dr. Gonzalez has implemented several quality improvement projects throughout 2016 and 2017.  The practice worked to improve in the following areas: Decrease in number of patients in need of a Pneumonia vaccination – improved scores by 21%.  Focus on capturing A1C levels of diabetic patients and ensuring that all diabetic patients… The post PHC-Davie Internal Medicine Work...
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  • Research Shows Marathon Runs Won’t Harm Your Arteries
    Age, not mileage, predicted hardening of vessels in study sample (HealthDay News) — New research may allay concerns that long-distance running could harm the heart. Marathoners are not at increased risk for narrowing or hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), a German study says. Researchers tested the arteries of 97 runners who had competed in an… The post Research Shows Marathon Runs Won’t ...
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  • In Memory of Dr. Edward S. Campbell
    It is with deep sadness that Piedmont HealthCare today announces the passing of Edward S. Campbell, MD. Dr. Campbell served as a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy from 1978 to 1988. He was a founding father of Lake Norman Family Medicine and has been with Piedmont HealthCare since 1998.  Dr. Campbell served on the board… The post In Memory of Dr. Edward S. Campbell appeared first on Piedmont Hea...
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  • Learn More about miraDry – Dermatologist Scott Paviol, MD
    Board Certified Dermatologist Scott Paviol, MD, discusses miraDry – an FDA-cleared, non-surgical treatment that can permanently stop underarm sweat. Mooresville Dermatology Center offers this procedure that is performed in our office with limited recovery. For some with excessive underarm sweat, miraDry can be life-changing.   Call Us to Save $200 on miraDry! Offer Good Through… The post Learn Mor...
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  • FDA Warns: Don’t Give Kids Medicines with Codeine, Tramadol
    Agency strengthens warning labels on these medications to address dangers (HealthDay News) — Parents shouldn’t give their children any medications containing the narcotics codeine or tramadol because they can cause life-threatening breathing problems, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Thursday. Warning labels on medications with codeine or tramadol will be strengthened to reflect these…...
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  • Joshi Internal Medicine Works Toward Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition
    Joshi Internal Medicine is currently working toward Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition. According to the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) practice inspires quality in care, cultivates more engaging patient relationships, and captures savings through expanded access and delivery options that align patient preferences with payer and provider ...
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  • PHC – Lake Norman Internal Medicine Earns Highest PCMH Recognition Level
    The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that Piedmont HealthCare – Lake Norman Internal Medicine of Mooresville, 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 prim...
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  • Don’t Miss Out on Our June Special – $200 Off miraDry
    Beat the heat! Mooresville Dermatology’s June special is $200 off miraDry! miraDry is the only non-invasive, FDA-cleared treatment that can free you from the bothersome problems of underarm sweat. By eliminating the sweat and odor glands, you can feel confident that your underarms will remain dry in any situation. The miraDry system uses proprietary miraWave… The post Don’t Miss Out on Our June Sp...
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  • Health Tip: Managing Meals With Gastroparesis
    Condition more frequent among diabetics (HealthDay News) — Gastroparesis occurs when food in the stomach empties more slowly than it’s supposed to. It’s more common in people with diabetes. If you have the condition, the American Diabetes Association recommends: Eat small amounts of food throughout the day, rather than larger meals. Eat your meals slowly.… The post Health Tip: Managing Meals With ...

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