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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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Wednesday, 02 December 2020 12:32

MRH-Richmond certified Acute Stroke Ready Hospital

ROCKINGHAM— The Joint Commission, the national health care accreditation and certification organization, has certified the stroke care program at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital–Richmond as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital.

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ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital–Richmond has been awarded the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award and Target Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll. 

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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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ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond will share important stroke prevention tips during a community event on World Stroke Day, Tuesday, Oct. 29. 

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Friday, 04 October 2019 14:43

Taking stroke care to the next level

CHERAW, S.C. — In just four minutes you could: read a few pages of a book; return a phone call; listen to a favorite song... or die from a stroke. On average, every four minutes, a stroke claims a life. It is the third leading cause of death in South Carolina.

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