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In these past couple of weeks, two important studies have been published that could dramatically increase our understanding of the COVID-19 disease. Adding to the science of how we understand and treat this disease is something that should be welcomed, because properly understood it can save lives.

Published in Opinion

PINEHURST — Ignoring medical symptoms is common, especially for men, but Raymond Pimpare is hoping his story will inspire others to do just the opposite. 

Published in Lifestyle

RALEIGH — Chemical compounds in foods or beverages like green tea, muscadine grapes and dark chocolate can bind to and block the function of a particular enzyme, or protease, in the SARS-CoV-2 virus, according to a new study by plant biologists at North Carolina State University.

Published in Local News
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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HAMLET — Janet Harris-Hicks, M.D., of FirstHealth Urogynecology, is the first urogynecologist in North Carolina to offer a new solution to patients who suffer from overactive bladder and incontinence. InterStim therapy with SureScan technology enables more patients to pursue safe and effective treatment therapy and an improved quality of life. 

Published in Lifestyle

PINEHURST — Brenda Robinette was part of history earlier this year at Reid Heart Center, but she hasn’t thought too much about it. She’s been too busy enjoying her new lease on life. 

Published in Lifestyle
Thursday, 19 November 2020 16:27

Making a kid-type dream happen

ROCKINGHAM — Roderick Hudgen thought he wanted to be a doctor. His mom and grandma were both in the health field — his mom is an occupational therapist and his grandma is a CNA — and the classes came easy for him.  

Published in Lifestyle

PINEHURST— FirstHealth of the Carolinas is the first in the region to offer a new lung valve treatment for patients with severe COPD/emphysema.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department on Thursday reported as many new COVID-19 cases as the previous two days combined.

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital has achieved the 2020 Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades and is named in the top 10% in the nation for outstanding performance in joint replacement and stroke care.  Healthgrades is the leading online resource for clinical performance and hospital quality.

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