Health

CDC recommends getting flu shots early

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that everyone 6 months of age and older get a seasonal flu vaccine.

Annual luncheon raises awareness for breast cancer

Story & Photos: Advocates stress importance of mammograms, self-checks.

Iredell Memorial laboratory director retiring after almost two decades

Iredell Memorial's laboratory is fully accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Community Health & Wellness Fair scheduled for Wednesday, September 20

The event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., will be held at the Statesville Fitness & Activity Center.

Komen Foundation awards grant to Chestnut Grove Community Center

Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Program set for Sept. 30

NAMI offers Family-to-Family Class in Iredell

This is a free course to help families, partners and friends of individuals with mental illness.

Iredell Orthopaedic expands to Family Care Center of Taylorsville

Iredell Orthopaedic is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art orthopaedic services by listening to patients’ concerns and personalizing care to their specific needs.

Piedmont HealthCare employees raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease

Iredell County DSS: Don't leave kids in hot cars

Some 726 children left in cars have died of heatstroke since 1998.

N.C. health officials stress importance of breastfeeding for babies, moms

Breastfeeding has long- and short-term benefits that include lowering the risk of acute conditions and serious chronic diseases.

Experienced physician assistant joins staff at Iredell NeuroSpine

Iredell Memorial volunteers donate blankets to Hospice

Iredell Health System radiology director retires after 41 years

N.C. Health officials urge public to take precautions against heat-related illnesses

There were 263 emergency department visits for heat-related illness statewide from July 2-8.

Tips for managing and understanding Osteoarthritis

Record temps require heart patients to exercise extra caution

Includes five must-do tips for those in the higher risk categories.

Rainbow Kidz to offer summer grief groups

Iredell Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center offers hope for healing

Wound care includes high-tech solutions and specialized care, all of which are available to patients close to home in Iredell County.

N.C. Health officials advise residents to 'Fight the Bite'

The Division of Public Health urges residents to take important precautions to protect against tick and mosquito bites

How to help someone who is contemplating suicide

NAMI program highlights three things you can do to make a difference.

Komen Charlotte awards grant to Iredell Health System

The $11,568 grant will aid in covering the cost associated with diagnostic imaging services for women who would otherwise not be able to have the services done.

Iredell Memorial fighting infections with UV Technology

Iredell Health System has invested in two Clorox Healthcare Optimum-UV Enlight Systems, which use UV light to kill microorganisms by inactivating their DNA, rendering them harmless and unable to replicate.

NAMI offers free suicide-prevention training in Statesville

N.C. Department of Health & Human Services announces expansion of inpatient treatment in rural areas

Two hospitals receive grants to expand psychiatric and substance-abuse treatment.

Sharp spike in Hepatitis B and C cases across state

Health officials urge NC residents to consider testing

Hospice of Iredell receives national honor

Fourth year in a row for HPCIC recognition

‚ÄčIredell Health System's mission to 'Inspire Wellbeing Together'

Emphasis on healthy habits, preventative care

Focus on Heath: Preventing bone loss is critical to health and longevity

Nearly 10 million people in the U.S. are estimated to be living with osteoporosis, while another 34 million with low bone mass are at risk of developing the disease.

N.C. health officials urge precautions after uptick in mumps cases

Seven cases confirmed across state in April.

How would you reform Medicaid in North Carolina?

Department of Health seeking public's input

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