Health

Duke lung transplant experts to speak at Iredell Memorial Hospital

Lung disease is the third-leading cause of death in Iredell County.

N.C. Health officials announce first pediatric flu death of 2017-18 season

Eleven adult flu-associated deaths have been reported in the state this season.

From Resolution to Reality: Tips for Staying Fit

Therapist: Essential oils can boost immunity, promote health

Iredell Health System offers free online learning tool

The addition of the health library correlates with Iredell Health’s new mission and vision.

Start some healthy holiday traditions

Iredell Health System provides tips for reducing stress and encouraging choices.

Partners Behavioral Health Management joins National Quality Forum, opioid action team

The NQF brings together diverse organizations and individuals from across the country dedicated to improving health and healthcare through quality measurement.

Iredell Health System celebrates National Radiologic Technology Week

Iredell Primary Care for Women opens in South Iredell

Dr. Eva Imperial offers comprehensive medical services for patients of all ages, specializing in women’s health and wellness.

Open enrollment for 2018 federal health insurance begins Nov. 1

Taylorsville native joins medical staff at Family Care Center

Dr. Jonathan Goodnight has deep roots in the community and has served as medical director for the Alexander County Health Department.

From Provider to Patient: A Breast Cancer Journey

Physician Assistant Lori Sumner's battle with cancer has given her a new perspective on patient care.

Medicare open enrollment runs until December 7

By comparing plans during the Open Enrollment Period, Medicare beneficiaries can save money and ensure their 2018 plan is best suited to meet their needs.

Iredell Healthcare Forum takes caregivers on journey through healthcare system

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.

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