Maternal and child health experts in Asheville offer prenatal care, education and assistance as first steps toward improving the health of infants. As disparities range across race and socioeconomic status, doctors and agencies strive to relieve the obstacles for healthy pregnancies.
What if a medical practitioner told you it was possible to look into the future of your health? To predict what illnesses you might get and what medications could be helpful or harmful to you? While it might sound fantastical, companies around Asheville are starting to dive into exactly that: Precision or “personalized” medicine (also known as targeted medicine) is beginning […]
Healing Touch and reiki are energy-work modalities that are finding their way into complementary therapies offered in many mainstream medical settings, including hospitals, hospice and veteran care.
Rock hunger away this holiday with Michael Barnes & Friends, Marc Keller Band, Sons of Ralph, Ryan Perry-Band, Mother Soul, Joe Lasher Jr., Rory Kelly’s Triple Threat and Slick Willie for the 13th annual Hometown Holiday Jam, presented by Asheville Musicians Coalition and Mountain Xpress.
In this week’s health-and-wellness review, North Carolina continues its search for eugenics victims, UNCA wants to buy the MAHEC building on Weaver Blvd. for $4.9 million, and more.
In this week’s health-and-wellness review, the state legislature hears information about how the state’s Medicaid program could fall short this year, the number of E. coli cases linked to the state fair drops and more.
In this week’s health-and-wellness review, a public meeting about Mission’s 1995 COPA proved passionate, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords comes to Asheville for two weeks of rehabilitation, and more.
Xpress News Editor Margaret Williams talks about the complex issues surrounding the recent North Carolina House Select Committee on Certificate of Need and Related Hospital Issues meeting at the WNC Agricultural Center.
In this week’s health-and-wellness roundup, the state rejects Mission and Pardee’s request for a new endoscopy center, Carolinas HealthCare launches a mobile app for patients and more.
In this week’s WNC Wellness review: Deal with Mission not so solid; NC bill would repeal existing state air quality standards; Chinese medicine offers new Parkinson’s treatment; ‘National HIV Testing Day’; & more