Displaying items by tag: FirstHealth of the Carolinas

PINEHURST — Colorectal cancer is a leading cause of cancer death for both men and women in the United States and is often well underway before symptoms appear. To help people better understand and prevent the disease, FirstHealth joins efforts around the nation as part of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March. 

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, including its Richmond and Hoke campuses, has once again been recognized as one of the state’s best hospitals and as a top hospital in patient satisfaction by Business North Carolina magazine. Both FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Hoke and Richmond campuses share this recognition because they are divisions of Moore Regional, the flagship hospital in Pinehurst.

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PINEHURST — JoyLynn Tera, R.N., has been recognized as a DAISY Award winner for FirstHealth of the Carolinas. 

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PINEHURST — From inside FirstHealth’s Clara McLean House blares James Brown’s “I Feel Good.” 

“Who feels good in here?” asks a bubbly Rachel Shell, MT-BC, of her troupe of men and women, all with Parkinson’s disease. As the song progresses, Shell leads them to march their feet, swing their arms to the beat and sing along, if they choose. 

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PINEHURST — Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States, causing one in three deaths each year. 

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PINEHURST — Twin sisters Marlene Thomas and Darlene Reeves of Pinehurst have always shared. Not only do they share the same physical features and the same dental hygienist job (one works three days a week and the other two, then they switch), but they also experienced similar types of cancer.

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ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond is pleased to welcome general surgeon Bailey Sanders, M.D. to FirstHealth General Surgery in Rockingham. Dr. Sanders joins surgeons Fabian Alzamora, M.D., Willy Chu, M.D., Amelia Jeyapalan, M.D., and Reid Vegeler, M.D.

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PINEHURST – FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital has been named one of America's 100 Great Community Hospitals, according to a study released in July by Becker's Hospital Review.

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas has made history once again as the “first in the world” Ion Robotic Bronchoscopy mentor site.

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PINEHURST — One in every eight Americans over the age of 60 has Peripheral Arterial Disease.  In all, PAD affects as many as 12 million people in the United States. Slightly more men than women have the disease. Due to the prevalence of PAD, September was named Peripheral Arterial Disease Awareness Month by the US Senate in 2007.

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