December 12, 2017

Healthy Holiday Recipe – Orange Rosemary Chicken

Eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor. Share this tasty meal with your friends and family this holiday season, and “Seasonings Greetings” to you and yours! Orange Rosemary Chicken Ingredients 6 (4 oz each) skinless chicken breast halves 2 cloves garlic cloves, minced 1-2 tsp olive oil 3 tsp fresh rosemary, minced 1/8 […]

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December 11, 2017

Pregnant during the Holidays? Tips to Embrace Celebrating without Alcohol

Amy Hendricks, the program coordinator for the NC Fetal Alcohol Prevention Program, offers expert advice on navigating holiday parties while pregnant, as seen in WNC Parent. It’s hard to believe the holiday season is upon us. We’re decorating, baking cookies, going to holiday parties, shopping in a frenzy for that perfect gift, gathering with family. Maybe squeezing […]

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December 7, 2017

Healthy Holiday Recipe – Butternut Squash Soup

Eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor. Try these out with your friends and family this holiday season, and “Seasonings Greetings” to you and yours! Butternut Squash Soup Ingredients 1-2 Tbsp olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 3 cups butternut squash, cubed 1 apple, peeled and chopped ½ tsp allspice ¼ tsp nutmeg […]

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December 7, 2017

Community Spotlight – Helpmate Provides Services to Victims of Intimate Partner Violence

By Samantha Kappalman More than 30 percent of Americans are acquainted with a woman who has suffered violence from her male partner. In fact, one of every three women and one of every four men are the victims of intimate-partner violence. The Buncombe County Family Justice Center was created so victims of domestic violence can […]

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December 4, 2017

Can Owning a Dog Truly Improve Your Health? Our Expert Weighs In on a Recent Study

By William R. Hathaway, MD, FACC Chief Medical Officer, Mission Health A recent study shows that owning a dog is associated with a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease and death. As a happy owner of dogs throughout my life – including my golden retriever, Beau, who is a therapy dog – I can’t say I’m […]

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