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Domestic violence nonprofit opens new Hendersonville facility
Safelight, a Hendersonville nonprofit that supports survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new facility June 29.
Letter: Local government should have say about new hospital
“I totally agree that Council members and local government should have a major influence regarding another hospital facility in this area.”
New birthing center highlights Asheville-area services
Although New Dawn Midwifery closes at the end of March, safe and supported birthing options abound in the Asheville area, including hospitals with obstetricians, hospitals with midwives and the WNC Birth Center, which is set to open this spring on South French Broad Avenue. Professionals across the region continue to advocate for education and support as the keys to making choices during childbirth. […]
New Dawn Midwifery unexpectedly closes after 19 years
After 19 years of providing Asheville women with pregnancy and gynecology services, New Dawn Midwifery is closing. Jan Verhaeghe, founder and president of New Dawn Midwifery, is retiring. “We are making referrals for providers, and we are offering care up through March 31. We have enjoyed every client in our practice,” Verhaeghe says. The center offered prenatal […]
Energy therapies complement mainstream medicine in Asheville
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.
Mission Health and Rutherford Regional Health System terminate merger plans
Plans for a partnership between Rutherford Regional Health System and Mission Health no longer exist as of today.
Mission Foundation takes over operations at the Rathbun Center
Standing on the veranda of the wooden house she dreamed into a reality nearly 20 years before, Adelaide Key announced she will now share her vision to house families and caregivers with Mission Foundation. (Photo of Adelaide Key and Bruce Thorsen by Caitlin Byrd)
Let’s get together: WNC hospitals face financial pressures to merge
After Mission Health announced its two most recent affiliations with Highlands-Cashiers Hospital and Rutherford Regional Medical System, Xpress looked into what defines these hospital agreements and how the story of hospital mergers, affiliations and consolidations has become a common tale across the state and the country.