August 31, 2020

Blue Ridge Regional Hospital Welcomes New General Surgeon, Adding to a Robust Surgical Services Menu

By Tonia W. Hale, DNP, MAOM, BSN, RN, CEO and CNO of Blue Ridge Regional Hospital This month, I am very pleased to welcome our newest physician to the Blue Ridge Regional Hospital (BRRH), family, board-certified general surgeon Ashley Badger, MD. She comes to us from her six-year General Surgery residency at Wake Forest University […]

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July 10, 2019

All in the Family: After a Long Struggle with Her Weight, Robin Merrell Decided She’d Had Enough

When attorney Robin Merrell, 44, tired of the laundry list of weight-related health problems that plagued her, like sleep apnea and arthritic pain in her back and knees, she knew she needed a healthy, long-term solution. “I struggled with weight for much of my life, as many do. Food has been a coping mechanism at […]

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