WNC Wellness review

How healthy is WNC? 

This week the NC County Health Rankings were released:

The County Health Rankings are a key component of the Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health (MATCH) project.

You can compare county health rankings in NC with county-level poverty data here. (.pdf file)

The Citizen Times says:

There has also been some discussion on NC hospitals’ charity responsibilities:

Did you know NC has doubled fines for workplace safety & health violations for young workers?

In the news:

There’s a new Asheville center that helps people who suffer from migraines.

And from the WNC Health & Wellness Calendar

Also:

  • WUNC asks: Are NC mental health cuts shortsighted? (audio)
  • WNCAP looking for volunteers for ‘Dining Out for Life’ fundraiser

We invite you to stop by http://wncwellness.com and check out our WNC Wellness Dialogs or suggest news ideas.

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