HS students join a hospital ‘summer camp’

2014 Camp Med participants at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center came from Iredell-Statesville and Mooresville high schools.

2014 Camp Med participants at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center: Front, from left, Alesia Smyre, Meghana Mettu, Cynthia Solis Vallejo, and Hannah Surratt. Second Row, from left, Nathan McCurry, Brieanna Colucci, Korena Jones, Isabella Sanchez, Sukaina Maadir, Reagan Jolly, Michael Whitfield, and Kendall Miller. Third Row, from left, Linnea Starr, Dean Arriviello, Patrick Swarts, and Mason Dupler.

MOORESVILLE – Lake Norman Regional Medical Center hosted its annual summer learning program, “Camp Med,” July 14-18 for area high school students interested in careers in the medical field. Continue Reading

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Lake Norman YMCA hosts kids’ triathlon Sat.

Lake Norman YMCA
YMCAlogo100Adults aren’t the only ones who can swim, bike and run at the Lake Norman YMCA: Kids can “tri” too! The Lake Norman YMCA Kids Triathlon is scheduled this Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at the branch in Cornelius. Children ages 2-12 are invited join in this “mini triathlon,” with registration beginning at 4:30pm, and the race at 6pm. Continue Reading

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Summer shortage brings call for blood donations

072514 cbcc and rcThe Red Cross and Community Blood Center of the Carolinas (CBCC) have put out a call for blood donations to combat a summer shortage. The Red Cross’ blood supply has declined by roughly eight percent over the past 11 weeks, but hospitals’ need for blood has remained steady, leading to a shortage that the Red Cross warns could develop into a crisis. Continue Reading

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CEO summit tackles region’s healthcare issues

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The panel at the Tri-Chamber Healthcare Summit. From left, Steve Midkiff, Chad French, Jeff Smith, Tonya Blackmon, and Ed Rush.

By JONATHAN COX
CorneliusNews.net/DavidsonNews.net

HealthNotesBugMOORESVILLE – As the Lake Norman population ages, the health care system must adapt to meet changing needs, hospital and health care leaders agreed during a Tri-Chamber Health Summit Tuesday, July 22, at Charles Mack Citizens Center. It was the first meeting of its kind in the area, and leaders said they hope to begin meeting regularly to do something they haven’t done before: discuss healthcare needs on a regional basis.   Continue Reading

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