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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.… The post Welcome Spring But Minimize Your Aller...

Piedmont HealthCare

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Generated 22 hours ago

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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.… The post Replace Junk Snacks With Healthier Alternatives appeared fir...

Piedmont HealthCare

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  • Tips for Relieving Teething’s Sore Gums

    The symptoms that accompany teething can be difficult for parents and babies alike. It can be painful to pop those baby teeth through gums! Here are five tips to help ease the pain. Rub your baby’s gums. Use a clean finger or a moistened gauze pad to apply pressure that can ease the discomfort. Keep… The post Tips for Relieving Teething’s Sore Gums appeared first on Piedmont HealthCare.

Piedmont HealthCare

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  • 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 c...

Piedmont HealthCare

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  • Lake Norman Family Medicine Clinic Earns Highest PCMH Recognition Level

    The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that Piedmont HealthCare – Lake Norman Family 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 primar...

Piedmont HealthCare

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  • 50% off Revox™ 7 with Purchase of DEJ Eye Cream

    A Winning Combination! Try this dynamic duo by Revision SkinCare that can help eliminate the signs of aging. For a limited time, receive 50% off Revox™ 7 when you purchase DEJ Eye Cream.* Together, Revox™ 7 + DEJ Eye Cream contain nine peptides to address: sagging eyelids, crow’s feet, fine lines and under-eye wrinkles. Revox™ 7  –… The post 50% off Revox™ 7 with Purchase of DEJ Eye Cream appeared...

Piedmont HealthCare

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  • 50% off Revox™ 7 with Purchase of DEJ Eye Cream

    A Winning Combination! Try this dynamic duo by Revision SkinCare that can help eliminate the signs of aging. For a limited time, receive 50% off Revox™ 7 when you purchase DEJ Eye Cream.* Together, Revox™ 7 + DEJ Eye Cream contain nine peptides to address: sagging eyelids, crow’s feet, fine lines and under-eye wrinkles. Revox™ 7  –… The post 50% off Revox™ 7 with Purchase of DEJ Eye Cream appeared...

Piedmont HealthCare

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  • Your Menstrual Symptoms Might Be Endometriosis

    March is National Endometriosis Awareness Month. Learn the symptoms and treatment options for this often un-diagnosed but common condition. It’s estimated that one in 10 women are diagnosed with endometriosis in their reproductive years. Some women may overlook symptoms associated with this condition, believing them to be associated with a regular menopause cycle. Very painful… The post Your Menst...

Piedmont HealthCare

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  • Are You At A Higher Risk For Developing Endometriosis?

    Endometriosis is a condition that affects millions of women during their reproductive years. Some women are more at risk of developing the disorder than others. Know if you are at risk and recognize the associated symptoms. With endometriosis, tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside the uterus. It continues to act as it normally… The post Are You At A Higher Risk For Developing Endomet...

Piedmont HealthCare

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  • PMG Research and Piedmont HealthCare, PA, Announce Clinical Research Partnership

    PMG Research, Inc. and Piedmont HealthCare announced today finalization of an Integrated Services Agreement that formalizes a clinical research partnership effective April 1, 2017. This partnership will increase clinical research availability in Statesville, NC and the surrounding communities. PMG Research will assume the existing research infrastructure within Piedmont HealthCare as part of its c...

Piedmont HealthCare

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  • What Are The Most Important Factors When Selecting Sunscreen?

    As warm spring weather arrives early in the area, warmer summer weather is just around the corner. It’s time to restock the sunscreen supply shelf. While year-round sunscreen application is important, there are factors to pay attention to when the days are longer and the sun’s rays get stronger. When choosing a sunscreen, pay attention… The post What Are The Most Important Factors When Selecting S...

Piedmont HealthCare

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Generated 1 week ago

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  • Mild Winter Brings Early Allergy Season

    Spring seems to have sprung early across the region, and the early arrival is also triggering a sooner start to allergy season. An usually warm February provided plants early blooming opportunities, causing the pollen season to arrive about 10 to 20 days ahead of schedule. Unfortunately an early start to the allergy season doesn’t mean… The post Mild Winter Brings Early Allergy Season appeared fir...

Piedmont HealthCare

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  • Reaching 80% Screened for Colorectal Cancer by 2018

    Piedmont Healthcare Comprehensive Digestive Care Center embraces the shared goal of reaching 80% screened for colorectal cancer by 2018. Along with the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable and the American Cancer Society, our practice recognizes that colorectal cancer is a major public health problem. It is the second leading cause of cancer death, and a cause… The post Reaching 80% Screened for ...

Piedmont HealthCare

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Generated 1 week ago

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  • Is Your Home Poison-Proof?

    Children under age six account for half of all poison exposures. Poisoning is preventable and treatable. When baby-proofing your home, make sure you are poison-proofing it as well. How to poison-proof your home Know what is poisonous. Chemicals and cleaning products are on the list. But don’t forget: Medications (including prescription, over-the-counter and vitamins) Cosmetics… The post Is Your Ho...

Piedmont HealthCare

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  • Colon Cancer: Myths vs. Facts

    Being informed is important. Being misinformed can be dangerous. Let’s break down some myths people may have about colon cancer and prevention. Myth: If you don’t have a family history of colon cancer or stomach problems, you don’t need to be tested. Fact: While a family history increases your chances of developing colon cancer, it… The post Colon Cancer: Myths vs. Facts appeared first on Piedmont...

Piedmont HealthCare

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • Is It Bowel Disease or Lactose Intolerance?

    Lactose intolerance is a condition where the body can’t properly digest lactose, the sugar found in milk and dairy products. Lactose intolerance symptoms are very similar to those of bowel diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn’s disease and colitis. But the cause, diagnosis and treatment are different. Like patients with an irritable bowel… The post Is It Bowel Disease or Lactose ...

  • Use Caution When Using Humidifiers to Help Relieve Common ENT Symptoms This Winter

    When winter weather brings cold air outside you turn up the heat, which brings warm dry air inside. Dry air causes many discomforts including sinus congestion, dry throat, nose irritation, bloody noses, a dry cough and irritated vocal cords. An at-home solution to get you through the winter months is a humidifier. There are many… The post Use Caution When Using Humidifiers to Help Relieve Common E...

  • Cold Weather Remedies For Psoriasis

    Many psoriasis patients experience worsening symptoms in the fall and winter. There are actually two theories as to why this happens: Cold, dry air: When there’s less humidity the skin doesn’t retain moisture as well. Tiny cracks and fissures develop on the skin’s surface and psoriasis patches can appear. Stress: Stress is also a trigger… The post Cold Weather Remedies For Psoriasis appeared first...

Piedmont HealthCare

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • Piedmont HealthCare – Harlan M. Hicks, M.D. Earns Highest PCMH Recognition Level

    The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that Piedmont HealthCare – Harlan M. Hicks, M.D. 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...

Piedmont HealthCare

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • January is National Volunteer Blood Donor Month

    Did you know that every two seconds, someone in the US needs blood? Blood cannot be manufactured and come only come from donors. Each day hospitals across the country rely on blood supplies thanks to approximately 6.8 million people who donate blood each year. While that number may seem high, only 10% of the estimated… The post January is National Volunteer Blood Donor Month appeared first on Pied...

Piedmont HealthCare

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • Piedmont HealthCare Sailview Family Medicine Clinic Earns Highest PCMH Recognition Level

    The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that Piedmont HealthCare – Sailview Family 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 primary c...

Piedmont HealthCare

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • Food and Lifestyle Changes to Help Relieve Your GERD Symptoms

    New Year’s resolutions often focus on changing eating habits to help lose weight. For 2017, why not make lifestyle changes for better overall gastro health? The foods you eat effect the amount of acid your stomach produces. Did you experience acid reflux flare-ups over the holidays? Spicy foods, foods high in fat, citrus fruits and… The post Food and Lifestyle Changes to Help Relieve Your GERD Sym...

  • How to Treat Earwax Buildup

    To get rid of earwax buildup, soften the earwax using over-the-counter products such as mineral oil, hydrogen peroxide, baby oil or glycerin. Earwax removal kits are also available that can get rid of excessive earwax. Never put a hard object (cotton swab) into the ear to remove the wax. Doing so can push the wax… The post How to Treat Earwax Buildup appeared first on Piedmont HealthCare.

Piedmont HealthCare

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Generated 2 months ago

Piedmont HealthCare

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • Inclement Weather Alert!

    Our foremost concern is for the safety of our patients and staff. If you have not received communication from us regarding your appointment for Monday, January 9, please call the office before venturing out as an additional precaution. The post Inclement Weather Alert! appeared first on Piedmont HealthCare.

Piedmont HealthCare

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • The New Year is a Great Time to Schedule a Full-Body Skin Exam

    As you’re outlining your health-related goals for 2017, Mooresville Dermatology Center wants you to include getting a full-body skim exam on the list. Early detection is key in preventing skin cancer, which is estimated to affect one in five Americans.   Our staff is specially trained to perform thorough whole body exams to check for moles… The post The New Year is a Great Time to Schedule a Full-...

  • Do You Have Earwax Buildup?

    Your ear canal produces a substance called cerumen, a waxy oil that protects the ear from dust, foreign particles, microorganisms and irritation due to water. We call this substance earwax and it usually washes away naturally when it makes its way from the canal into the ear opening. When glands produce more earwax than is… The post Do You Have Earwax Buildup? appeared first on Piedmont HealthCare...

  • PHC – Marks, Foushee & Acevedo Works Toward Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition

    PHC Marks, Foushee, & Acevedo have implemented several quality improvement projects throughout 2015 – 2016.  The practice worked to improve in the following areas: Decrease in number of patients in need of a Pneumovax vaccination – improved scores by 9%.  Decrease in number of patients in need of a Prevnar vaccination – improved scores by… The post PHC – Marks, Foushee & Acevedo Works Toward Patie...

  • January Cosmetic Special – Say Goodbye to Brown Spots!

    Get Ready for Warmer Weather at Troutman Family Medicine! Say goodbye to brown spots and unwanted hair – and we’re offering some great deals to get you started! Buy 1 Single IPL* or Laser Hair Removal* Treatment, Get 1 FREE! 20% OFF All Laser Packages       154 South Main Street Troutman, NC 28166 Get… The post January Cosmetic Special – Say Goodbye to Brown Spots! appeared first on Piedmont Healt...

Piedmont HealthCare

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • Tips for Keeping Health-Related New Year’s Resolutions

    Do health-related goals top your list of New Year’s resolutions? If so, you’re not alone. Resolutions to live healthier are often the most popular, including losing weight, exercising more, quitting smoking and reducing stress. These resolutions are unfortunately the first to be broken. What’s the secret to keeping your resolution to live healthier in 2017?… The post Tips for Keeping Health-Relate...

Piedmont HealthCare

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Generated 3 months ago

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  • Winter Solstice – Time to Celebrate More Daylight Hours Ahead!

    Happy and healthy Winter Solstice! Solstice celebrations have abounded for centuries to honor the shortest day of the year and the return of sunlight – one minute longer each day moving forward. One reason to celebrate? Although too much direct sunlight is harmful to your skin, daylight can help balance one’s mood. Daylight and darkness… The post Winter Solstice – Time to Celebrate More Daylight H...

Piedmont HealthCare

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 months ago

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  • Lake Norman Family Medicine Works Toward Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition

    According to the 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 capabilities. Lake Norman Family Medicine has implemented several quality improvement projects throughout 2016. The practice worked to imp...

Piedmont HealthCare

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Generated 3 months ago

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  • Comprehensive Digestive Care Center Welcomes Board Certified Gastroenterologist, Terri L. Jaggers, MD

    Dr. Robert Reindollar and Dr. Vivek Trivedi of Piedmont HealthCare Comprehensive Digestive Care Center are pleased to welcome Terri L. Jaggers, MD to their staff. Dr. Jaggers earned her doctor of medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, KY. She completed her internship, residency and fellowship training in gastroenterology at the… The post Comprehensive Digestive ...

Piedmont HealthCare

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 months ago

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  • Cologuard®: A Convenient At-Home Colon Cancer Screening Test

    A colonoscopy is the most effective screening test for detecting colon cancer, the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. But some people may not have access to this in-office procedure or are not comfortable having the test done. A new at-home option called Cologuard® may provide a solution. During a colonoscopy, a… The post Cologuard®: A Convenient At-Home Colon Cancer Scree...

  • Healthy Habits For Surviving the High Calorie Holiday Party

    Your skin is a body organ, just like your heart, lungs and liver. In fact, it’s larger than all of those organs combined. So it makes sense that any healthy living tips are going to benefit the largest organ in – or on – the body.   As you’re getting ready to head to the office, neighbor… The post Healthy Habits For Surviving the High Calorie Holiday Party appeared first on Piedmont HealthCare.

  • Keep the Holidays Merry, Not Miserable: 4 Tips For Safe Food Handling

    Holiday gatherings wouldn’t be the same without enjoying all the  wonderful food with family and friends. But it only takes one foodborne illness to turn a festive occasion into a food poisoning nightmare. Symptoms of foodborne can begin hours, days or weeks after eating contaminated food and last for a few hours to a few… The post Keep the Holidays Merry, Not Miserable: 4 Tips For Safe Food Handl...

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