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THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE BODY: A CLOSER LOOK AT THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE BODY: A CLOSER LOOK AT THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

September 24, 2020

By Dr. Patrick Evivie and Valerie Evivie. 3 MINUTE READ. COVID-19 stands for coronavirus disease 2019. It is caused by a virus called SARS-COV-2, which first appeared in late 2019 and quickly spread around the world becoming the most fatal pandemic of our lifetime.…
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Why it's important to know your blood type

By Kesa McGee

In medicine, knowing a patient’s blood type is important, especially when it comes to blood transfusions. With a blood transfusion, blood or part of the blood is collected from one person and is given to another.…
2020 March/April

Eating for Life: Dos and Don’ts for Women Over 50

Keto? Paleo? Vegan? Gluten-free? It seems there is an ever-expanding array of diets to choose from, depending on your lifestyle and health goals. For women over 50, making proper nutritional decisions can be even more essential than for younger women, as those needs begin to change with age.…
2020 March/April

Atrium Health Expands Access to COVID-19 Testing in Underserved and Minority Communities

Atrium Health Expands Access to COVID-19 Testing in Underserved and Minority Communities New sites will remove any barriers that may exist to easily provide coronavirus screening and testing CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2020 – Atrium Health is rolling out additional Coronavirus Testing Centers this week, specifically aimed at addressing underserved and minority communities in Charlotte.…
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Atrium Health Expands Access to COVID-19 Testing in Underserved and Minority Communities

Atrium Health Expands Access to COVID-19 Testing in Underserved and Minority Communities

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2020

By Pride Staff. 3 MINUTE READ. New sites will remove any barriers that may exist to easily provide coronavirus screening and testingCHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2020 – Atrium Health is rolling out additional Coronavirus Testing Centers this week, specifically aimed at addressing underserved and minority communities in Charlotte.…
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Pandemic! What to Do?

By Robin Fonsha We are in the midst of a very tumultuous time. In our lifetime, we’ve not seen or experienced anything like the spread of this Coronavirus. It’s no wonder we are not sure what to do! Well, the first thing to NOT do is panic or overreact.…
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The Salt Pad: Helping Charlotteans Breathe Again

By LaShawn L. Hudson Percilla Blakeney smoked Salem Ultra Lights for 40 years; now the west Charlotte native is fighting for her life. She is going toe-to-toe with emphysema, brought on by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a progressive lung disease.…