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Meet ‘the mayor of the PICU’ at Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital

March 23, 2020

On June 26, 2019, 6-year-old Cole Joseph Russell got sick. Things went from bad to worse fast, and Cole was rushed to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital, where doctors told his parents the boy would need emergency surgery. “We knew it was very, very serious,” Cole’s mom recalled. Over the next seven months, one surgery turned in 12. Cole … Continue reading Meet ‘the mayor of the PICU’ at Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital »

How you can improve access to life-saving healthcare in the fight against the coronavirus

March 20, 2020

COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus, has forced us into a fierce battle against its global spread, and healthcare professionals across the Novant Health system are on the front lines.

‘This is stage 3 rectal cancer, and I can do this’

December 6, 2019

“I only ever went to the doctor when absolutely necessary — for vaccinations or when I was pregnant,” Judy recalls. “I was always one who felt that my health was my responsibility. I ate well. I exercised and, usually, I never got anything more than a cold.”

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