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Dr. Michael Casciello Successfully Implants the Micra Pacemaker in CCHC Patient

On June 4, 2019, Dr. Michael Casciello of CCHC Heart and Vascular Specialists implanted the first Micra Pacemaker in New Bern, NC. Permanent pacemakers have served both patients and physicians well for over 60 years.  Until now, they utilized insulated wires, called “leads,” that connect the pulse generator and the muscles of the heart. The…

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May is National Osteoporosis Month CCHC new bern morehead nc.
National Osteoporosis Month

May is National Osteoporosis Month.  Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone, or both.  As a result of this deficiency, bones become weak and brittle and are easily broken from falls or, depending on the severity of the disease, even from minor bumps or…

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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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Spring Allergy Tips

With the weather finally starting to warm up, all most of us want to do is get outside and enjoy! The only downfall? Allergies. Thankfully there are some tips and tricks to help lessen those allergy symptoms and help you keep enjoying the beauty of spring time! The biggest cause of allergies is pollen from…

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