Breast Cancer Awareness 2019

October is breast cancer awareness month. Each year across the nation, people wear pink to bring awareness and show support of those who are affected by this disease.
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Federal Grant Allows Expansion for CFMC

Caswell Family Medical Center Awarded Federal Grant to Open New Site in Eden, North Carolina


Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), awarded more than $50 million to fund 77 health centers across 23 states, Puerto Rico, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Caswell Family Medical Center is among those that awarded one of these “New Access Point” (NAP) grants.
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Quality Improvement Award

CFMC Awarded for Quality Performance

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is awarding nearly $107 million in Quality Improvement Awards to 1,273 health centers across the US. Caswell Family Medical Center will receive $40,795.
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NC Medicaid Managed Care Explained

NC Medicaid Managed Care is here. The NC Department of Health and Human Services is transitioning to this managed care which is being considered "the most significant change to the NC Medicaid program in over 40 years", according to NCDHHS.
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Vaping and E-Cigarettes: Know the Facts

Vaping and e-cigarettes (e-cigs) are unsafe, especially for kids, teens, and young adults. Many people turn to e-cigarettes when they want to quit smoking traditional cigarettes. Is turning to e-cigarettes and vaping a good choice for someone who wants to quit smoking?
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HIV PrEP

HIV PrEP

PrEP stands for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. It is a preventive option for people who are at high risk of HIV but are HIV-negative.
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Talking About Mental Health

When it comes to talking about mental health, it can be quite awkward. Sometimes an awkward situation is the best time to spark up a conversation, though.
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Stroke Awareness Month

National Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month.


So, what causes a stroke?


The brain needs constant blood supply, just like the rest of your body.
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Depression

Living with Depression: Tips for Seniors on Where to Find Help

Guest post by Teresa Greenhill of Mental Health For Seniors

Depression can be a devastating issue for anyone, but for seniors, it can affect their quality of life and lead to multiple mental and physical issues. While there are many causes -- such as loneliness, illness, and mental health disorders -- depression is often difficult to self-diagnose and can occur with other issues, meaning it’s important to find good healthcare with a professional who can help.
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