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May 11 is National Women’s Checkup Day!

Attention Ladies: Put Yourself and Your Health First written by Holly Collins As women we often put the needs of our children and other family members ahead of our own. We give up sleep to care for a sick child; we give up the last piece of cake because someone else wants it; and we…

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month!

No Myth: The Facts About Arthritis Arthritis affects an estimated 50 million U.S. adults and is the most common cause of disability in the United States according to Centers for Disease Control and Awareness (CDC). “Faces of Arthritis,” the theme for 2015, is designed to challenge arthritis stereotypes and educate the public about the impacts…

Zumba Classes Offered

The CCHC “Family & Friends” Zumba classes kicked off April 14 at the Temple Baptist Family Life Center. The licensed Zumba instructors are Jennie Hege and Sharon Wilkerson, both who work at our own Southern Gastroenterology. The class meets every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. for an hour of Zumba & Zumba Toning. This class is…

Quit Smoking NOW! June Classes

If you want to quit smoking, but do not know how, or haven’t had luck in the past, this class is for you! Classes are presented by Dr. Ronald Preston as part of a community awareness program sponsored by the Harold H. Bate Foundation, the North Carolina Community Foundation and The CCHC Foundation. For four…