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Tobacco Cessation Class scheduled for Saturday, June 4

Do you want to STOP smoking? If you want to quit, but don’t know how, or haven’t had luck in the past, this class is for YOU! Join us for our FREE Tobacco Cessation Class presented by Dr. Ronald A. Preston as part of a community awareness program sponsored by the Harold H. Bate Foundation,…

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COPD is third leading cause of death in U.S.

What is COPD? Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis. The disease is characterized by increasing breathlessness. Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are the two most common conditions that contribute to COPD, says the Mayo Clinic….

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

As the #2 Cancer Killer, Colorectal Cancer Deserves More Attention According to the CDC, among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. Each year, approximately 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and more than 50,000…

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New Bern Internal Medicine Specialists offers COPD Clinical Trial

CCHC New Bern Internal Medicine Specialists is pleased to offer a new clinical trial for COPD. If you are a current or former smoker living with COPD, which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, you may qualify for this clinical research study. To participate, you must: > have a history of heart disease or stroke OR…

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