September 28, 2016

All Together Now – Give Well 2016: We Give As One, For All

The Give Well Campaign has launched, and it’s going gangbusters! This community is really working all together now reaching for one fantastic goal – to help our community be well, get well and stay well! The Human Resources and Child Life departments are so excited about the Give Well campaign that they’ve created fun videos […]

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September 23, 2016

Why You Shouldn’t Fear Clinical Trials when Faced with Cancer

By Dr. Rachel Raab, Director Mission Breast Program For many cancer patients, the idea of participating in a clinical trial brings hope. They see it as an opportunity to receive a treatment that may be better than the standard of care, to advance science, and to help future cancer patients. For many patients, however, the thought […]

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September 21, 2016

Gentle Imaging – How Mission Protects Our Youngest Patients

By Cheri Hinshelwood The pictures used to diagnose and treat medical conditions today are so advanced, we can spot irregularities in a beating heart or find internal injuries. “It used to be the prettier, more detailed the image, the better,” said Bret Sleight, MD, Pediatric Radiology Medical Director, Mission Hospital. Yet more detailed images come […]

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September 19, 2016

Discomfort During Pregnancy: What’s Normal and What’s Not

Margaret Sullivan, MD, MPH, of McDowell OB/GYN in Marion offers insight into what type of discomfort can be expected during pregnancy, as seen in the latest edition of WNC Parent. Pregnancy is a time full of excitement but can also produce anxiety about what is normal versus problematic. Pregnancy produces both physical and hormonal changes. You will […]

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September 19, 2016

Make the Difference – Welcome to the Give Well Campaign 2016!

We are so excited to launch our Give Well Campaign for this year! You’ve been hearing about it for a while, but did you know that without you, we couldn’t even have a campaign? Your participation in this critically important initiative impacts not only you, but it also affects everyone around you! When you give […]

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