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PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas made history last week when Moore Regional Hospital was the first site to enroll a patient into a clinical trial using a combination treatment regimen for COVID-19 consisting of the antiviral remdesivir and a highly concentrated solution of antibodies that neutralize SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. 

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PINEHURST — Having a baby should be a happy time in any woman’s life. 

Moore County resident Joanne Neighbors is enjoying plenty of snuggles with her new addition, Elias, but his arrival didn’t come without some challenges. 

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PINEHURST — Exercise truly is medicine for Mary Ellen Buckley, who avoided taking blood pressure medication by joining FirstHealth of the Carolinas Exercise is Medicine, a physician-referral program she also credits with increased protection from potential complications from illnesses like COVID-19.

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Wednesday, 30 September 2020 12:14

FirstHealth to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month

PINEHURST — October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease and the importance of early detection of breast cancer. While most women are aware that screening is an important part of their health care routine, heightened coverage during the month of October serves as a reminder to make an appointment and access these important services.

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PINEHURST — Many people are stressed and concerned about their health due to COVID-19. If you are a tobacco user, or someone you care about is a tobacco user, you may have the added stress of worrying about an increased risk for COVID-19.  

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PINEHURST — In partnership with FirstHealth of the Carolinas, the Sandhills Opioid Response Consortium is pleased to welcome 10 new peer support specialists who will help people in recovery.  

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PINEHURST— While the reunion is taking on a new form in 2020, FirstHealth of the Carolinas is looking forward to celebrating “graduates” of the Clarke Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in late September. 

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Good luck trying to keep up with 75-year-old Margaret Baker of Pinehurst. She is a local tennis champion. Avid swimmer. She has hiked in most Western states and parts of Canada with Jack, her husband of 56 years and best friend. Ovarian cancer was never on her agenda. 

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PINEHURST — Joe Haralson, BSN, R.N., has been recognized as a DAISY Award winner by FirstHealth of the Carolinas. 

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ROCKINGHAM—John Stanley Vetter, M.D., served the health care needs of generations of Richmond County residents from 1957 until his death in 2009. To honor the time and talents he gave to improving the health of the community during his time in Richmond County, his family has donated a portrait of Dr. Vetter to FirstHealth of the Carolinas.

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