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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates  the number of colorectal cancer cases in the United States for 2020 are 104,610 new cases of colon cancer and 43,340 new cases…

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Exercise is good for just about everyone, including older adults. CCHC can help you with your exercise plan. New Bern Morehead City
Exercise and Physical Activity: Getting Fit for Life

Exercise and Physical Activity: Getting Fit for Life Exercise is good for just about everyone, including older adults. Even moderate amounts of physical activity can have a big impact. Talk with your doctor first, of course.  And if you’ve been inactive, take it easy as you get started, say, 5-10 minutes of moderate activity each…

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, call CCHC in New Bern or Morehead for more information.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. The American Cancer Society’s estimates for the number of colorectal cancer cases in the United States for 2019 are 101,420 new cases of colon cancer and 44,180 new cases…

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Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

Last week was National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week. Across the country schools and others developed programs and events to help educate the youth on the effects of drug and alcohol use and abuse. With the rise in teen vaping over the past few years now is a better time than ever to educate yourself,…

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Flu V. Cold

Cold and Flu season is upon us, as the cold weather outside is keeping us trapped indoors, it seems as though its harder to stay away from sickness. Many will end up with the common cold, but it is often hard to distinguish whether you have a cold or the Flu. Knowing the difference is…

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Exercising Outdoors in the Winter

As the temperature drops, the motivation to get outside and move seems to drop as well. But before you resign yourself to a stuffy gym treadmill for the rest of the winter, consider these benefits of breaking a sweat outside this season. First, take a look at the weather and prepare yourself for the elements….

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Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice – Fall Foods that Boost your Health

That chill is in the air, and while we are all clamoring for our jackets and comfort food, don’t forget about those classic fall flavors that benefit your heath as well. Cinnamon, turmeric, apples, squash and pumpkin all have a multitude of health benefits, more than just making us feel warm inside. Today we’re sharing…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is national Breast Cancer Awareness month, which means it’s a great time to get educated on the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women world wide. Chances are cancer in some type has directly or indirectly touched all of us. Breast Cancer specifically is predicted to be diagnosed of 1 in every 8 women at…

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Health after Hurricane

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence over the past week, watching our community come together and help each other is the epitome of what it means to be #newbernstrong. The selflessness of helping those in need with clean up efforts, food, cleaning supplies and other needs doesn’t go unrecognized during these times. Hurricane Florence left…

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Hurricane Preparedness

This week our area of the North Carolina coast is being impacted by Hurricane Florence. Predicted to hit the coast of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia Thursday night or Friday morning. The storm will likely produce high winds, rough seas, and torrential rainfall, which will cause flooding on the coast due to the storm…

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