Pardee UNC Health Care expands sexual assault nurse examiners program 

Press release from Pardee UNC Health Care:   Pardee UNC Health Care has expanded its sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) program, allowing the hospital to have a SANE on call 24/7. A SANE is a registered nurse who has completed specialized education and clinical preparation to provide comprehensive care to sexual assault victims. These nurses – […]

Healthcare for All WNC offers educational lectures May 1

Press release from Healthcare for All WNC:   Healthcare for All WNC will offer two free public educational opportunities featuring Dr. Ed Weisbart, MD, CPE, Chair, Physicians for a National Health Program, Missouri chapter. These special speeches have relevance in light of the proposed acquisition of Asheville’s Mission Health by Hospital Corporation of America. WHAT: “What […]

Pardee UNC Health Care to host free skin cancer screening May 8

Press release from Pardee UNC Health Care:   Pardee UNC Health Care will host a free community skin cancer screening on Tuesday, May 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mission Pardee Health Campus (second floor), located at 2775 Hendersonville Road. The screening is open the public and Spanish interpretation services will be available free […]

Author Mitch Prinstein gives talk on popularity at UNCA April 10

Press release from Hanger Hall School for Girls: Nationally renowned clinical psychologist Mitch Prinstein discusses his book “Popular,” and how nurturing likability in childhood can affect happiness in adulthood, during a community talk April 10 on the UNCA campus. Presented by Hanger Hall School, an independent middle school for girls in Asheville, the event begins […]

Walk with a Doc launches with cardiologist David Peterson April 7

  Press release from Haywood Regional Medical Center:   Haywood Regional Medical Center will host the first of their 2018 Walk With a Doc walking program on Sat. April 7 at 10 am at Lake Junaluska Kern Center featuring David Peterson, cardiologist, speaking on “Risk Factors for Heart Attacks.” Date:                 Saturday April 7, 2018 Time:                […]

Park Ridge Health hosts colorectal cancer awareness and prevention program March 26

Press release from Park Ridge Health: Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of all cancer-related deaths in the United States for men and women combined. Fortunately, colorectal cancer is treatable and beatable when you are proactive. Park Ridge Health is committed to empowering you to take charge of your health and wellness through its […]

Pardee UNC Health Care sports medicine providers to assist runners at 6th Annual Asheville Marathon & Half March 17-18

Press release from Pardee UNC Health Care:     Pardee UNC Health Care sports medicine providers will be onsite to assist runners at the 6th Annual Asheville Marathon & Half at Biltmore Estate on Saturday, March 17, and Sunday, March 18. A Southeastern Sports Medicine and Orthopedics physician as well as Pardee certified athletic trainers and […]

Happiest Baby classes for new and expectant parents begin March 25

  Press release from Doulas of Asheville:   The Happiest Baby classes for new and expectant parents will begin on Sunday, March 25th, from 1:00 pm-3:00 pm at Nest Organics in downtown Asheville. Registration for this class, sponsored by Doulas of Asheville, is now available at: This is the first time The Happiest Baby classes […]

Asheville Yoga Festival sponsors yoga and book tour event March 24

Press release from Asheville Yoga Festival:     A special event featuring MC YOGI and his wife 10,000 Buddhas (Amanda Giacomini), renowned yoga teachers who are touring the country sharing their stories, music, and art, will be held Saturday, March 24, in Asheville.  Additionally, they are promoting MC YOGI’s new memoir, Spiritual Graffiti: Finding My True […]

UNC Health Care and Atrium Health suspend discussions

Press release from UNC Healthcare:   After months of discussions and due diligence, UNC Health Care and Atrium Health have determined that we cannot satisfy our mutual organizational goals through a proposed partnership and joint operating company. In late August, UNC Health Care and Atrium Health (Carolinas Healthcare System at the time) announced our intention […]