Novant Health In Good Health

Novant Health In Good Health

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Conversations that help us better understand the health of our communities from leading providers and contributors across the spectrum of care. Our goal is to create awareness and provide the information you need to stay, ‘in good health.’


Why you can’t ignore stroke warning signs…even during COVID-19!
May 12 • 12 min
Most all of our attention has been on COVID-19 and rightfully so. But strokes and the warning signs need to remain top of mind to ensure the best possible care and recovery. Novant Health nurse practitioner, Courtney Heard joins the conversation to lay…
Taking control: knowing the stroke risk factors and ways to prevent it
May 5 • 8 min
Stroke is and has always been a serious health concern. While many of us are doing our part to ‘stay at home’ during the global COVID-19 crisis, any signs or symptoms of stroke require us to head to the emergency department. Novant Health stroke…
What is a stroke and why is it important, right now?
May 5 • 10 min
Stroke is and has always been a serious health concern. While many of us are doing our part to ‘stay at home’ during the global COVID-19 crisis, any signs or symptoms of stroke require us to head to the emergency department. Novant Health stroke…
BE FAST with stroke symptoms!
May 5 • 10 min
Stroke is and has always been a serious health concern. While many of us are doing our part to ‘stay at home’ during the global COVID-19 crisis, any signs or symptoms of stroke require us to head to the emergency department. Novant Health stroke…
Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery is changing recovery times
Apr 14 • 10 min
Dr. Jed Schortz of Novant Health Gynecologic Surgery and Pelvic Pain to discusses how different minimally invasive gynecologic surgery is changing the surgical game surrounding fibroids, endometriosis and hysterectomies.
Pregnancy and COVID-19: we’re still here to help you plan your birthing experience…virtually
Apr 10 • 11 min
System physician executive, Dr. Navin Bhojwani joins us again to discuss the ways Novant Health maintains its support and education as expecting mothers plan their birthing experience. The organization has worked hard to transition to virtual education…
Pregnancy and COVID-19: What to expect during your delivery experience
Apr 10 • 6 min
Dr. Navin Bhojwani, OBGYN and system executive for the Novant Health Women’s & Children’s Institute details what to expect in the delivery room and distinguishes what post-partum care looks like for healthy mothers and COVID-19 positive patients or…
Pregnancy and COVID-19: Protecting our mothers and babies and the why behind hospital visitation policies
Apr 10 • 7 min
Physician leader for Novant Health Womens & Children’s Institute, Dr. Navin Bhojwani shares into the changing landscape of COVID-19 for expecting mothers and explains the “why” behind Novant Health hospital facilities’ amended visitation policy.
Knowing this number can add a few more birthdays!
Feb 25 • 9 min
Did you know that your heart can age…even faster than you do? According to the CDC, three out of four adults are living with a heart age that is older than their actual age. It’s important to know how to manage your health and keep your heart healthy. Dr.…
“Sudden death” in young athletes: what you need to know to keep them alive
Jan 14 • 14 min
Dr. Bill Hammill discusses the prevalence, warning signs and preventive measures with Cullen Jones, Olympic swimming champion and Novant Health Foundation manager. You will walk away with practical information and new-found knowledge to ensure our young…
A new approach to breaking down barriers to quality healthcare in under-served communities
Jan 7 • 12 min
Access to healthcare is an evergreen issue for many communities. It can be complicated, especially when you need a team of doctors to help you manage your health. What if a specialist was located in the same place as your primary care doctor - one stop…
Looking for the ultimate workout? Look no further than your neighborhood pool.
Nov 5, 2019 • 12 min
If you haven’t considered swimming as an ultimate workout, you are missing out.. Olympic swimmer, Cullen Jones, discusses what it takes to be an elite athlete, swimming mechanics for speed and exactly why swimming is so beneficial for those that want a…
Recovering from the opioid crisis: a journey to recovery
Oct 29, 2019 • 12 min
“Big Pharma” was a major contributor to the opioid crisis, which has reached an all-time high, but healthcare providers and systems are stepping up with new insights and comprehensive treatment programs to overcome these challenges for their patients.…
Navigating the journey of addiction
Oct 22, 2019 • 16 min
One in 10 Americans will suffer from addiction and another 1 in 10 of those suffering will not seek help. The statistics are staggering as we consider just how many influences are present in society today. Alcohol, tobacco and drug misuse can lead to some…
Is medical marijuana worthy of all the hype?
Oct 15, 2019 • 16 min
Regulated for medical use in just 33 states, medical marijuana has seen a rapid increase in popularity and legalization over the last few years. While many patients benefit greatly from the effects, the question remains as to why it has not been legalized…
CBD Oil: what you need to know about this popular new remedy
Oct 8, 2019 • 13 min
The popularity of CBD oil continues to rise even though it is not federally regulated. We delve into exactly where it comes from, what it can do and why you may want to think twice before using it. Dr. Heather Manos, board certified addiction therapist…
Teen Suicide: Debunking myths and saving lives
Sep 3, 2019 • 20 min
Ninety percent preventable, yet still a rising trend. Teen suicide is now the second leading cause of death for youth ages 10-17 years old, behind motor vehicle accidents. While the good news is that many suicides are preventable, many of us just don’t…
Barbershop Talk: Addressing mental health in the black community on their turf
Sep 3, 2019 • 14 min
The barbershop is known throughout the black community as a place of safety for any topic of conversation…no judgment, just real dialogue. You will hear excerpts from the African American Male Wellness Initiative, key organizer in Charlotte and Novant…
Alzheimer’s disease: It’s more than memory loss
Aug 26, 2019 • 13 min
Alzheimer’s disease affects nearly 6 million Americans, and that number will grow as Baby Boomers age. Novant Health neurologist Dr. Mark Pippenger discusses the impact Alzheimer’s has on a patient’s family members and friends. He’ll dive into concerns he…