June 28, 2016

Transylvania Regional Hospital Named Top 20 Critical Access Hospital

BREVARD, N.C. (June 28, 2016) – For the fourth year in a row, Transylvania Regional Hospital  has been named one of the nation’s Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and will be recognized in an awards ceremony during The National Rural Health Association’s Critical Access Hospital Conference in September.  Transylvania Regional Hospital is the only […]

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June 27, 2016

McDowell Hospital Volunteer Services Announce 2016 Scholarship Recipients

Marion, N.C. (June 27, 2016) – McDowell Hospital Volunteer Services is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of their annual Healthcare Scholarships.  These scholarships are awarded to students pursuing a course of study in the healthcare field and/or employees who are returning to school to further their education in the healthcare field.  “This year, we […]

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June 27, 2016

Your Questions Answered – Women & Urinary Tract Infections: LIVE on Facebook, 6/29 at 7 p.m.

Join us LIVE on Facebook at 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 29, as Linda Gale, PA, discusses common issues and prevention techniques for women and urinary tract infections (UTIs). Anonymously submit your question(s) Linda Gale is a physician assistant with McDowell Urology and Mission Community Urological Specialists – Blue Ridge. She has been seeing both women […]

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June 21, 2016

Cancer Care of WNC Featured in WLOS Health Alert

WLOS — ASHEVILLE — “Finding out that I had cancer was that I passed out on a ladder,” recalled 69-year-old Stanley Vibbert. He quickly learned that in addition to bumps and bruises, he also had multiple myeloma — in essence, cancer of the bone marrow. Five years from the diagnosis, Vibbert remains in a clinical […]

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June 17, 2016

Mission Breast Program: Why Multi-Disciplinary Care is Best for Managing Cancer

By Dr. Rachel Raab Breast cancer is the second most common malignancy in women behind non-melanomatous skin cancer, affecting 1 in 8 women during their lifetime. The best chance for a cure is early detection. Great strides have been made not only in earlier diagnosis but also in the treatment of individuals with breast cancer. […]

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