Health First Center Newsletter

HFC_calWe believe that the role of a medical center extends beyond medical care. It includes providing a wealth of healthcare-related resources, such as informational materials, that can help our community members improve their overall quality of life. One of these resources is our monthly Health First Center E-newsletter, which contains up-to-date articles about a variety of health concerns. Learn more at the following links:

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My Story


My Story: Larry Aiello’s Inspiring Rehab Mantra

“Life Begins at the End of Your Comfort Zone” ….that’s the message printed on one of the t-shirts Conover resident Larry

General Health


Help Choosing Health Insurance for 2018

If you are buying individual or family health insurance for 2018 under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), you have until Dec. 15,

Senior Health


Catawba Valley Medical Center Celebrates 50 Years!

It started as a controversial idea in 1962. Building a hospital to serve the needs of the most vulnerable citizens,

Men's Health

Male Patient Being Reassured By Doctor In Hospital Room

Enlarged Prostate? How to Cope

Enlarged prostate, a condition known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is the most common prostate problem for men ages 45

Youth Health

Female Pupil At Montessori School Washing Hands In Washroom

Be a Germ Buster!

Parents, the power is in your hands to prevent a cold or the flu. “Children don’t always listen when we

Women's Health

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Should You Take Dietary Supplements?

“Food is the best source of nutrients, and individuals should aim to meet their needs through healthy eating patterns that