Ask a Doc: Why is Getting a Colonoscopy so Important?

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US – and this is something we can prevent, says Amit Aravapalli, MD, a gastroenterologist at Mecklenburg Medical Group, part of Carolinas HealthCare System. Even so, many people are still resistant to the idea of actually getting one.

 Q: We know it’s important […]

Giving Back on #GivingTuesday

In the midst of the holiday season, people and organizations nationwide have begun a movement that focuses on giving back. The result: Giving Tuesday, a national day held the Tuesday after Thanksgiving to serve and give back to the community.

From tree planting to home building to serving meals, Carolinas HealthCare System’s teammates give […]