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HPV Vaccines: Saving Lives

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is a very common virus that can infect both adults and teenagers. In fact, each year about 14 million people in the US will get it.

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Do You Need an Endocrinologist for Hypothyroidism?

From Dr. Ian J. Orozco of Carteret Medical Group - One of the most common questions I get from the public and even sometimes other physicians is, when should a patient be referred to an endocrinologist for hypothyroidism?  Your primary care doctor should be able to help you monitor your condition most of the time.  However, there may be situations when you need the care of a thyroid specialist.

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Carteret Health Care Home Health and Hospice Recognized as Superior Performer

This achievement from Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP), recognizes organizations for achieving an overall score that ranked in the top 20% in the SHP national Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) and Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Hospice benchmarks. 

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Cancer Prevention and Eating Well

Reduce your risk of cancer. Approximately 3 out of 10 cancers diagnosed in the US can be prevented through a combination of diet, exercise and maintaining a healthy weight.

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Keiko Kuroki Recognized with 2018 Certified Nurse Assistant Award

A common theme in nominations submitted for Ms. Kuroki is that she “is always upbeat, professional and is a great asset to Carteret Health Care.” Her smiling charism was noted as being “very contagious when you cross paths with Keiko.”

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Carteret County To Celebrate Cancer Survivors on June 3

National Cancer Survivors Day® is Sunday, June 3, 2018. This unique celebration will mark the 31st annual National Cancer Survivors Day®. Thousands of people in hundreds of communities across the globe will hold celebrations on this day to honor cancer survivors and to show the world that life after a cancer diagnosis can be fruitful, rewarding, and even inspiring.

 

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Wound Center Encourages You to Treat Your Unhealing Wounds

It is estimated that chronic wounds affect 6.7 million people in the U.S.

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Bethany Norris, RN Recognized with Nursing Excellence Award

“More than a Master Preceptor, Bethany is a true advocate for patients and staff. She is a special person and nurse who ensures every patient is receiving the very best care using the best practices in care,” stated Robin Mobley, Maternal Child Health Director.

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Carteret Health Care Recognized by Healthgrades for Outstanding Patient Experience

“Our goal is to meet and exceed patient’s expectations and I am proud that Carteret Health Care's staff has been recognized for providing such exceptional care," stated Dick Brvenik, Carteret Health Care President.

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Letter to the Editor for national Nursing and Hospital Week 2018

Celebrating our staff during National Hospital Week and National Nursing Week

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