Health

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

NAMI offers mental health support groups in Statesville, Huntersville

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization.

Focus on Fitness: The three basic rules for maintaining lean muscle

A Certified Fitness and Nutrition Specialist can put together a sound meal plan based upon your individual data.

N.C. Health officials encourage protection against HIV and STDs

‚ÄčAn estimated 36,800 people live with HIV in North Carolina, with approximately 3,400 unaware of their infection.

Focus on Health & Fitness: The role of gastric emptying time in weight control

Slowing down the digestive process helps regulate blood-glucose levels, reducing cravings for carbs.

Iredell Memorial Hospital receives top rating for patient safety

This is the fourth consecutive time the Leapfrog Group has awarded an “A” grade to Iredell Memorial.

Meteorologists predict worsening allergies due to early spring

Spring allergies can start as early as February and last until summer.

Iredell Memorial Hospital Lab recognized for excellence

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Iredell Memorial Hospital’s Pathology and Medical Laboratory Services Department.

Partners begins implementation of Whole Person Integrated Care Model

Partners Behavioral Health Management contracts with care providers to ensure that treatment options are available for eligible residents of Burke, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Surry, and Yadkin counties.

Focus on Health & Fitness: Avoid body fat by keeping blood-sugar levels in check

Pam Fox Column: This is the second column in a series on nutrition.

Gov. Cooper declares April Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Proclamation raises awareness of second-leading cause of cancer death in women.

NAMI Lake Norman/Iredell offers mental health classes

The free, 12-week class helps family members and caregivers understand and provide support to individuals dealing with major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and other diagnosis.

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