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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), an annual observance that highlights the importance of receiving recommended vaccines throughout our lives. We have the power to protect ourselves and our families from serious diseases by ensuring that we all receive the right vaccines at the right times.  Vaccines are safe, effective and the best protection…

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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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World Cancer Day

Every year February 4th is recognized as World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day was started to help bring awareness to the many issues surrounding Cancer. From the actual disease, to coping mechanisms for patients and care givers, World Cancer Day bridges the gap between people of all areas and ages to unite us in the…

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National Dug and Alcohol facts week, know the facts, alcohol and drug abuse prevention, cchc health care new bern nc
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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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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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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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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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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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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