Healthy futures: Preventative Health Care (Wellness Issue, Part 1)

Healthy futures: Preventative health care (Wellness Issue, Part 1)

Volume
23
/ Issue
27

Cover Design Credit:

Norn Cutson
In Part 1 of Xpress’ two-part Wellness special section, we take a look at preventive medicine — and the local programs and resources aimed at promoting health and preventing disease.

arts

food

living

movies

  • Screen scene: Local film news

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    Mechanical Eye brings award-winning filmmaker Arpita Kumar to town, local kids screen their short films at Asheville Pizza and Brewing and more.

news

  • Conscious party: Funky Formal

    -by Kat McReynolds
    Music from the '80s and '90s, a silent auction and raffle, and dressed up dancing are all on the agenda at Francine Delany New School for Children's upcoming fundraiser. The…
  • Cure for pain: Preventing opioid-related deaths

    -by Dan Hesse
    Buncombe County, like many places across the country, is in the throes of an opioid epidemic, many local sources say. Despite law enforcement efforts and increased awareness of overprescribing, the…
  • Liquid high-level radioactive waste could travel through WNC

    -by Webmaster
    A federal judge last week heard a challenge to Department of Energy plans to transport liquid radioactive waste from Canada to the Savannah River Site disposal facility near Aiken, S.C.…

opinion