A family wellness festival at the YMCA; UNC Board of Governors approves plan to build a pharmacy school in Asheville; H1N1 isn’t gone yet; Buncombe is conducting its own census, a health census; and more, in this week’s round-up of local health and wellness news.
In this week’s WNC health-related news: a Girl Scout cookie recall, some Cititzen-Times health kudos, Buncombe County Health Department changes to its services, grants applications and nicotine patches are available, there’s help for over-workers — and more in this week’s WNC wellness review!
A weekly round-up of what’s happening in health and wellness news in WNC.
Here’s a video preview of this week’s Edgy Mama column.
The World Affairs Council of WNC hosts world-health expert tonight (Monday, Dec. 1) at UNCA.
The family of a 9-year-old Georgia girl announced Thursday that they’d won a settlement from a federal fund that compensates people injured by vaccines. The news has thrilled Asheville activists who have been fighting for a government admission that there are potential problems with vaccines.