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National COPD Awareness Month: Early Detection is Key

Monday, November 21, 2022

Imagine running a marathon while breathing through a small coffee stirrer straw. This is how many people living with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) desc…

Iredell Health System’s Skilled Nursing Facility Receives High Performing Rating from U.S. News & World Report

Friday, November 18, 2022

Since Iredell Memorial became the first North Carolina hospital to receive a Certificate of Need for transitional care just over a decade ago, its Skilled Nursing Facility has…

Iredell Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center Promotes Diabetes Awareness to Improve Healing for Diabetes-Related Wounds

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

As millions of Americans living with diabetes are also living with chronic wounds that won’t heal, the Iredell Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center is raising awareness of diabe…

Iredell Health Foundation Welcomes New Member to its Board of Directors

Monday, November 14, 2022

The Iredell Health Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Iredell Health System, has recently appointed a new member to its Board of Directors.

William Troutman, Owner & Pre…

Who are Nurse Practitioners?

Monday, November 14, 2022

Have you ever been treated by a nurse practitioner? The number of nurse practitioners grows rapidly every year, so if you haven’t made an appointment with one yet, you may soo…

Dispelling Myths about Diabetes

Monday, November 7, 2022

More than 30 million people in the United States have diabetes, and nearly 1.5 million people are newly diagnosed each year.

And, according to Amy Brant, wellness nurse and di…

Woman Credits Cardiologists, Iredell Heart & Vascular Center with Saving Her Life After Heart Attack

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

When Deborah Chambers’ cardiologist told her that if she didn’t quit smoking, cigarettes would kill her, she took the advice with a grain of salt — she knew she would not stop…

Iredell Health Foundation Announces Lights of Love

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Did you know cancer has been the leading cause of death in Iredell County for over a decade? Almost everyone knows someone who has been affected by cancer.

To support those fi…

Iredell Health System Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner to Family Care Center of Taylorsville

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Iredell Health System, in partnership with the Iredell Physician Network, is pleased to welcome Dana Pennell Short, FNP-C, to Family Care Center of Taylorsville.

Short has eig…

Physical Therapy: From Philippines to Statesville

Monday, October 31, 2022

As a young adult growing up in the Philippines with a passion for healthcare, Leslie Ann Manantan had no idea where her career would eventually take her.

She couldn’t have gue…

Family Care Center of Mocksville Receives Davie Community Foundation Grant to Support Hypertension & Weight Management Program

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

The Iredell Health Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Iredell Health System, recently received a $3,104 grant from the Davie Community Foundation to provide necessary fundin…

Understanding Internal Medicine

Monday, October 24, 2022

If you are looking for a new primary care provider, you may notice that some providers have “internal medicine” listed under their names. This can be confusing for those unfam…

Iredell Health Foundation Holds Inaugural Heart of Jazz Event, Celebrates Cardiac Care in Iredell County

Monday, October 17, 2022

The Iredell Health Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Iredell Health System, raised more than $56k for local heart health at its first annual Heart of Jazz event Thursday, O…

Woman Thankful for Cardiologist, Living Life to Fullest

Monday, October 17, 2022

Imagine your breathing is so labored that it’s difficult for you to walk or move. Completing once-simple tasks, like cooking or even walking across the room, seem like mountai…

Iredell Health System Patient & Family Advisory Council Gives a Voice to the Community

Monday, October 10, 2022

If you’re a patient of any kind, you want those caring for you to understand your situation and perspective. You need someone to not only care for you and treat you but also a…

Iredell Health System Honored at Charlotte Business Journal Health Care Heroes Awards

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Iredell Health System was recently recognized at the inaugural Charlotte Business Journal Health Care Heroes Awards ceremony.

Through its health care heroes program, the Charl…

Raising Childhood Cancer Awareness: Her Son’s Story

Monday, October 3, 2022

As September draws to a close and October begins, Geri Edwards, an employee with Iredell Health System, wishes to bring special attention to a topic close, and sadly too close…

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Starting the Conversation about Your Prostate Health

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

If you are a father, grandfather, brother, uncle, or son, you are likely aware of prostate cancer. In fact, prostate cancer is one of the leading cancers in men, trailing only…

How to Support a Friend with Suicidal Thoughts

Monday, September 19, 2022

Across the world, one person takes their own life every 40 seconds. And with many of these tragic deaths, several others are left behind with pain, grief, and sorrow. Just as …

Purchase Your Heart of Jazz Tickets Today!

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Did you know heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Iredell County? Consider giving your local community the gift of heart health by purchasing your ticket to I…