September 26, 2017

Help, I’m Spinning! Using Physical Therapy to Stop Vertigo

With eyes fluttering to open, she knew something wasn’t right. When Missie Wilmot’s world started spinning in every direction, she felt out of control. “Opening my eyes made it worse,” said Wilmot. Vertigo is the feeling of spinning or dizziness, and it can be devastating. Brought on by slight movements of the head, vertigo can […]

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September 22, 2017

Health Quiz – What Do You Know about Your Adrenal Glands?

Many people are confused about the biological role of the adrenal glands. What do you know about your adrenal glands? Take our quiz to test your knowledge. Where are your adrenal glands located? A – In your brain B – On your kidneys C – On your spinal cord D – In your neck Answer: […]

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September 22, 2017

Keeping Our Patients Informed on Blue Cross NC – What You Need to Know and Do

On Monday, Blue Cross NC heard the collective plea of more than 900 western North Carolinians to come back to the negotiating table for the health and wellness of our beloved region. While the united voice reached half a million people, Blue Cross NC continued to ignore the people of WNC. But Mission Health is […]

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September 21, 2017

What You Need to Do about Blue Cross NC – Learn How You’ll Be Impacted

While Blue Cross NC continues to force Mission Health’s facilities out of network as soon as October 5, 2017, there’s no reason to let insurance come between you and the doctor you’ve grown to love and trust. Regardless of the outcome of the contract issue, there are options for your care and to keep your […]

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September 20, 2017

Summer Town Hall Q&A – Jackie Medland, President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital

By Jackie Medland President/CNO, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital As President of Highlands-Cashers Hospital, it is my goal to work with everyone who has a stake in our future – from patients and nurses to physicians, CNAs, therapists and Board members. To that end, one of my top priorities is driving a continuing dialogue with the community through […]

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