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the flu versus the cold, cchc health care, new bern nc
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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winter exercise, exercising outdoors benefits, cchc health care, new bern nc
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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Fall Food, Health, Healthy eating, diet, improved mental health, CCHC, Coastal Carolina Heath Care, New Bern NC
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, October, New Bern, CCHC, Health Care, Screening, Women's health
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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Community, new Bern NC, New Bern Strong, #newbernstrong, CCHC Health Care, Family Doctors
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 Florence, Hurricane preparedness, New Bern NC, Eastern NC, CCHC Health Care
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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labor day, labor day health tips, CCHC, New Bern NC
Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day from all of us at CCHC!! It’s the last official weekend of summer, and as we all head to the pool, beach, lake or to a great backyard barbecue, don’t put your health on the back burner. Here are some quick tips to make the most of your Labor Day celebrations! If…

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core muscles, alleviate pain, acute pain, injury, chronic pain, exercise, movement, stretching, yoga, pilates, physical therapy, exercise program, pain,
Shake it off – how movement helps pain

Often times injury and pain is a result of over exercise and exertion on our bodies. These acute injuries require rest in order to improve, because of this we usually associate pain with a need to rest and take it easy. Chronic pain on the other hand is a different story. It can actually be…

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Stress, Stress management, CCHC health care, New Bern, North Carolina, Health tips, Managing stress, Physical and mental health
Stress Management

What exactly is stress? It presents itself in slightly different ways between people, yet is a universal feeling we can all relate to. Have you ever caught yourself wondering what exactly stress is, what it does to our bodies and how to best manage it? We’re making it our mission to help answer those questions….

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Brain power, boosting brain power, exercise, sleep, cognitive function, CCHC, Coastal Carolina Health Center, New Bern NC
Boost your Brain Power

In a world where we all seem to be on the go all the time, exhaustion and anxiety feel like they are running at an all time high. It is hard to process everything going on all at once, leading to forgetfulness and feeling overwhelmed. Luckily there are super simple ways to boost your brain…

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