Research Shows Marathon Runs Won’t Harm Your Arteries

Age, not mileage, predicted hardening of vessels in study sample(HealthDay News) — New research may allay concerns that long-distance running could harm the heart. Marathoners are not at increased risk for narrowing or hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), a...

In Memory of Dr. Edward S. Campbell

Edward S. Campbell, MD 1953 – 2017 It is with deep sadness that Piedmont HealthCare today announces the passing of Edward S. Campbell, MD. Dr. Campbell served as a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy from 1978 to 1988. He was a founding father of Lake Norman Family...

Sever Surdulescu, MD, Recognized as a 2017 Top Doctor

Sever Surdulescu, MD, Pulmonologist and Critical Care Physician currently on staff at Lake Norman Pulmonary & Critical Care, and affiliated with the Lake Norman Regional Medical Center and Huntersville Medical Center, has been named a 2017 Top Doctor in Mooresville,...

Death Rate Drops for Americans Hospitalized With COPD

Better technology may help patients survive complications of the respiratory disease, researchers say WEDNESDAY, May 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — While the number of Americans hospitalized each year for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) appears to be holding...

Studies Spotlight Diet, Supplements for Knee Pain

Could fiber or chondroitin ease arthritis? By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Fiber helps lower cholesterol, stabilize blood sugar levels and keep the bowels running smoothly, but a new study suggests it can also reduce knee...

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