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


Lynda Walter: My Hip Replacement Story

“Getting a new hip gave me my life back,” says Lynda Walter, 68, of Granite Falls, NC. “I would tell

General Health


NICU Reunion: It Was a Super Hero Gathering

By the time a baby has been discharged from the CVMC Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), our staff

Senior Health

Keep Moving – Advice for Happy Retirement

For most people, retirement is a time to slow down and relax, but the best way to stay healthy is

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

Kids swing on playground

Playing it Safe on the Playground

It’s that time of year again, the weather is warming up and kids are itching to be outdoors. “Going to

Women's Health


Boost Bone Health With Weighted Exercise

Starting at a young age, doctors assess physical activity as well as calcium and vitamin D intake to insure we