News

Gaston Medical Previews COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution With Gov. Cooper

In this photo, taken by Khadejeh Nikouyeh of The Charlotte Observer, Gov. Roy Cooper greets our own Dr. David Locklear with an elbow bump. Gaston Medical Partners was honored to…

Read more
Face masks

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Gaston Medical Partners is starting to get the COVID-19 vaccine and will contact patients who are eligible by email. Thank you for your understanding and continued support! Where You Can Get…

Read more
Gaston Medical Partners - Dr. David Locklear speaks with patient

Colonoscopy Planning: 6 Things to Discuss With Your Doctor

Early colorectal cancer often displays little to no symptoms, which is why screenings are so important. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that adults age 50 to 75 get…

Read more
Healthcare provider gives vaccine to patient

COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments – 6 Tips for Before and After

After a long, difficult pandemic, seeing more and more vaccines being administered can feel like the light at the end of the tunnel. When the vaccine is available for you,…

Read more
Child wearing a face mask

Children and Face Masks: 6 Tips to Make them More Comfortable

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it is important to talk with children about the reasons people wear a face mask, practice social distancing and frequently wash their hands. COVID-19 spreads…

Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

If you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, we have compiled answers to the most frequently asked questions heard from patients. If you still have reservations about the safety and efficacy…

Read more

Creating Healthy Habits That Stick

The beginning of a new year offers a clean slate with endless possibilities. And with it, inevitably, comes talk of New Year’s resolutions. According to Merriam-Webster, a New Year’s resolution…

Read more
Mom and child prepare a meal in the kitchen

Making Healthier Choices in the Kitchen

It’s that time of year when we all seem to indulge a little more than usual. The holidays bring delicious food and tried-and-true family recipes. But before we know it,…

Read more
Woman sitting at a desk has lower back pain

Managing Lower Back Pain

It’s something that we’ve probably all felt before – that random sharp pain or twinge in your lower back when doing something completely routine, like sneezing, or taking clothes out…

Read more
Senior woman works a crossword puzzle

All About Alzheimer’s

November marks National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. While we may not all know the ins and outs of this disease, we know the terrifying feeling that comes with noticing changes in…

Read more