August 9, 2017

I Had a Stroke. Now What? – My Healthy Life Podcast: Episode 12

So there’s the stroke, and then there’s life after having a stroke. Having a stroke is life-changing — for those who experience it and for the people in their lives. So, you or someone you know had a stroke. Now what? Rehab? Simple life changes? Maybe Stroke Camp? A stroke, or an attack on the […]

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July 11, 2017

My Healthy Life Podcast: Episode 11 – Recognizing a Stroke Could Mean Saving a Life

Do you know the signs and symptoms of a stroke? Could you recognize if you or someone around you was experiencing a stroke? What if we told you that knowing those key symptoms could mean saving a life – your own, or even someone else’s? Every six seconds, someone in the world is experiencing a […]

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May 16, 2017

My Healthy Life Podcast: Episode 10 – Nursing: Where Passion Meets Purpose

In this episode of My Healthy Life, our nurses inspire us through their heartfelt words and stories on becoming a nurse, being a nurse and what it means to them to be a nurse at Mission Health. Last week (May 6-12) was national Nurses Week. We asked our community to help us celebrate our very own […]

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April 25, 2017

Podcast Now Available on iTunes – Subscribe to My Healthy Life

Because healthcare can be complex, we help break it down in 20 minutes or less. Subscribe to our podcast, My Healthy Life, now available on iTunes! Living a life you feel good about shouldn’t be something that constantly feels like a chore or challenge. But we know that it can be. So how can wellness […]

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February 10, 2017

My Healthy Life Podcast: Episode 9 – Can Food Really Fuel Your Heart?

Picture this: actually taking the cholesterol out of your arteries. If you don’t think “you are what you eat,” think again. In this episode of My Healthy Life, we learn about the power of food as medicine in fueling our hearts, minds and bodies. Each February, which is designated as Heart Month, we recognize the […]

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January 31, 2017

My Healthy Life Podcast: Episode 8 – Reducing the Risk of Birth Defects

Can I dye my hair? Can I get a flu shot? Should I keep taking this medication–should I stop taking this medication? Am I putting my baby at risk of developing a birth defect? Taking care of your baby starts with taking care of yourself–and asking questions is a great place to start. Not every […]

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October 17, 2016

My Healthy Life Podcast: Episode 7 – Why Do You Go Pink?

Approximately 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer during her lifetime. We know those women are your loved ones, either right here in western North Carolina or across the country, and we wanted to help YOU send them a special message in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We asked, you responded! Thanks to […]

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October 3, 2016

Submit Your Voice Memo with a Special Message for Pink October

Who do you go pink for? Share your special message of love, hope, support and encouragement so we can share it with our community in our special podcast episode of My Healthy Life, especially for Pink October. Record a voice memo and send it in by Tuesday, October 11*. Approximately 1 in 8 women will […]

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September 30, 2016

My Healthy Life Podcast: Episode 6 – A Telling Conversation About Women’s Health

What’s an abnormal Pap smear? Am I at risk for cervical cancer? How can I best take care of my body? Is everything working okay down there? There are a lot of questions when it comes to our bodies, ladies — especially those parts we can’t see. So let’s talk about it! After being called […]

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September 8, 2016

My Healthy Life Podcast: Episode 5 – The Truth About Alcohol and Pregnancy (FASD)

In our society, alcohol is not seen as a drug by many people and, while it may seem obvious to some, there’s confusion and mixed messages about alcohol use during pregnancy. Research has proven that alcohol use during pregnancy, even in the earliest stages, can cause birth defects, brain damage and life-long challenges with learning […]

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