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National Physical Therapy Month: Experts in Movement

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Have you ever thought about how many ways there are to simply “move”? From walking, to standing, to reaching into a cabinet, to texting a friend — movement is part of our ever…

Iredell Health System New Wellness Nurse to Iredell Wellness and Diabetes Center

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Iredell Health System is pleased to welcome Amy Brant, RN, BSN, CDCES to the Iredell Wellness and Diabetes Center.

Brant will be the program manager for Iredell Wellness and D…

World Food Day: Understanding a Healthy Diet

Monday, October 11, 2021

What comes to mind when you think of the word “diet?” A quick Google search on diet reveals several definitions. Two of which involve the terms “restrict oneself” and “to lose…

Iredell Imaging at Mooresville Receives Mammography Accreditation: The Importance of Getting Screened

Monday, October 4, 2021

Do you know someone who has had breast cancer? Like many of us, your answer is most likely yes. You may even know multiple people who have had it.

In fact, according to the Am…

PAD Awareness Month: Take Off Your Socks at Your Next Doctor’s Appointment!

Monday, September 27, 2021

That leg pain you experience while exercising may seem like no big deal. However, this often-ignored pain can be an indication of a much more serious condition.

“Nearly 10 mil…

Importance of Having a Primary Care Provider: “We are your first go-to”

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

When you start to feel under the weather and cannot seem to kick the cold, where is the first place you go? Many of you will probably say your family doctor or primary care pr…

Iredell Health System Welcomes New Physician to Iredell Internal Medicine

Monday, September 20, 2021

Iredell Health System, in partnership with the Iredell Physician Network, is pleased to welcome Samuel J. Stelmach, MD, to Iredell Internal Medicine.

Stelmach is board-certifi…

Iredell Health System Welcomes New Clinical Social Worker to Iredell Psychiatry

Monday, September 20, 2021

Iredell Health System, in partnership with the Iredell Physician Network, is pleased to welcome Cassandra Allen MSW, LCSW-A, LCAS-A, EMDR, to Iredell Psychiatry.

Allen is a li…

Iredell Health System Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner to Iredell Wound Care

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Iredell Health System is pleased to welcome Megan Purser, NP-C, to Iredell Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center.

Affiliated with Healogics, Purser is a board-certified nurse pra…

Honoring the Unsung Frontline Heroes of the Pandemic: Healthcare Environmental Services & Housekeeping Week

Monday, September 13, 2021

Ever wonder how a hospital is kept clean even though thousands of people, including patients, staff, and visitors, walk the halls of a hospital each day?

This is because, 24 h…

Pregnant with COVID: One Mom’s Struggle

Sunday, September 12, 2021

When Valerie Allen learned she was pregnant with her fourth child, she knew it would be her last pregnancy. The 29-year-old Statesville resident was already a mother to three …

Iredell Memorial Welcomes New Director of Five North Unit

Friday, September 10, 2021

Iredell Health System is pleased to welcome Elaine Haney, CCRN, MSN, RN, as the new director of Iredell Memorial Hospital’s Five North Nursing Unit.

Haney has 30 years of expe…

We Can All Prevent Suicide

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Hearing the shocking news of a life cut short due to suicide is nothing short of devastating. It gives us that distressing, sinking feeling in the pit of our stomachs. Almost …

One Woman’s Battle with COVID: “I didn’t think I was going to make it.”

Sunday, September 5, 2021

Imagine trying to breathe through a straw. Air comes in, but air going out seems nearly impossible. Add a fever, severe headache, and aches and pains to that, and it may leave…

Preventing Your Child’s Sports Injuries

Monday, August 30, 2021

You’re watching your child play their favorite sport at the first game of the season. Then, while cheering them on, you see them grab their ankle and fall. As you, the coaches…

Iredell Physician Network Welcomes New Director of Operations

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Iredell Health System is pleased to welcome Teresa Armstrong, MBA/MHA, FACMPE, as a new Director of Operations for the Iredell Physician Network.

As Director of Operations, Ar…

Rethinking Vaping

Monday, August 23, 2021

While vaping may seem like a harmless, safer alternative to smoking, research shows that’s not the case.

Vaping has become increasingly popular, especially among younger age g…

Local Healthcare Leaders: The Pandemic is Not Over, and We Need Your Help

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

While much of the nation pushes toward resuming normal operations, local healthcare leaders are joining together to make a plea: This pandemic is not over, and the public’s he…

Back to School: Tips & Reminders for Parents

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

It’s that time of the year again, back-to-school season. While this time is exciting for some children, others may feel anxious or scared to begin school, especially following…

Iredell Health System Welcomes New Physician, Opens New Mooresville Practice

Monday, August 16, 2021

Iredell Health System, in partnership with the Iredell Physician Network, is pleased to welcome Judith Albert, MD, to its new primary care practice, Family Care Center of Moor…