Displaying items by tag: National Stroke Awareness Month

PINEHURST — Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States. FirstHealth of the Carolinas urges the community to understand their stroke risk this May, in recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month. 

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PINEHURST  —As fears surrounding COVID-19 continue to rise, emergency departments around the country are reporting a decrease in visits. While keeping social distance is important, health officials express concern that people are jeopardizing their safety by not seeking necessary urgent medical care. 

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