Adopt a Pet :: WNC Large Breed K-9 Adoption Day :: Saturday, August 2 :: 11am - 3pm :: Tractor Supply :: 441 South in Franklin, NC

- published 3/27 (Larry) - unpublished ?

Click for Franklin, North Carolina Forecast

Features Health & Wellness

It’s present everywhere, every day and in everybody’s life. Many residents of Macon County are not even aware of this silent force in their lives. Public health affects us all, ensuring that food served in our restaurants is safe to eat, keeping our water clean, making sure our children are vaccinated against dangerous diseases, and generally contributing to the quality of life in our county.

Macon County Public Health wants us to know about these and other public health benefits, so they are celebrating North Carolina Public Health Month in April.

Read more...

At the March 27th meeting of the Macon County Board of Health, Mrs. Mary Tyson, RN, BSN, CSN was recognized by Mr. Russell Stevenson, Chair of the Macon County Board of Health, for achieving her certification in thespecialty of school nursing by the National Board for Certification of School Nurses, Inc.

This is a voluntary examination process which ensures a national standard of preparation, knowledge, and practice for school nurses.

Read more...

MedWest Health System celebrated the opening of its new $3.4 million inpatient hospice unit The Homestead with a community open house and dedication ceremony March 18.

The celebration included refreshments and tours of The Homestead, a new six-bed facility on the campus of MedWest-Haywood that offers specialized end-of-life care to patients and their families and is the only inpatient hospice facility west of Asheville.

Read more...

When was the last time you thought about your heart health?

If you’re over 40-years-old, a leading expert in cardiovascular care suggests that NOW is the time to pay close attention to the factors which most often trigger heart attacks and learn what you can do to reduce your risks.

“Approximately every 25 seconds an American will experience a coronary event, and every 60 seconds one will die as a result,” says Dr. Debra Braverman, of the Cardiology Department of the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. “Fatal heart attacks often come without warning, but most of us don’t realize they are preventable.”

Read more...

Page 62 of 98

62
published: 10/18/2013
Macon County News is now on:
Find the Macon County News on Facebook! and Find the Macon County News on twitter!
Facebook   Twitter